Shenandoah National Park – Shenandoah National Park VA

“Between May 11, 1933 and March 31, 1942, ten CCC camps were established within, or on leased land adjacent to, Shenandoah. At any one time, more than 1,000 boys and young men lived in camps supervised by the Army and… read more

Tucson Plant Materials Center – Tucson AZ

Tucson Plant Materials Center

“Public Works Administration funds financed construction of the Tucson Plant Materials Center. Hispanic workers hired with Federal Emergency Relief Administration funds made the adobe blocks. The eight original buildings at the center were later assembled by Civilian Conservation Corps enrollees… read more

Waitt’s Mountain Park – Malden MA

“In the 1930’s the Works Progress Administration (WPA) undertook a series of improvements including the construction of the loop road around the summit [of Waitt’s Mount].” A 1937 WPA Bulletin reported: In 1934 Waitt’s Mount in Maiden looked like a… read more

Yosemite and Curry Village Improvements – Yosemite National Park CA

Yosemite Falls - Yosemite National Park CA

Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) enrollees made many improvements at Yosemite Village and Curry Village at the east end of Yosemite Valley, in the heart of Yosemite National Park. At the time, these were known as the Old Village, New Village… read more