Duniway Park (improved) – Portland OR

Work Relief Crews at Duniway Park improving the area from landfill to park - Portland OR

Although Duniway Park was founded in 1918 to serve residents in south Portland, improvements had been limited and those who used it complained of the odors associated with the landfill that originally established the playground area. In 1934, the Oregon’s… read more

Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park: Development – Big Sur CA

Entrance sign, Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park - Big Sur CA

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) made extensive improvements to Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park on the central California coast, developing it for public recreational use after the state parks commission acquired the land in 1933.  The enrollees worked out of… read more