United States Civilian Conservation Corps (Neb.) [RG1491.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG1491.AM:  United States Civilian Conservation Corps (Neb.)

Papers:  1933-1996 and undated; mostly 1930s
Nebraska:  
Size:  2 folders

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection relates to the Civilian Conservation Corps, a program which employed young men in projects developing parks, forests, and agricultural resources, and its work in Nebraska. The manuscript portion of the collection consists of photocopies of published articles, newspaper clippings, and correspondence related to Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camps in Nebraska and elsewhere, 1930s-1980s. This material includes information about CCC projects and programs; why the CCC was developed; how it operated; and lists of Nebraska camps and camp officers.

Note:  The photo component of this collection consists of approximately 80 photographic prints and negatives relating to the United States Civilian Conservation Corps work in Nebraska, 1933-1996, and undated, mostly 1930s. Included are photographs of group and individual CCC workers, camps, and projects.

DESCRIPTION

Articles, clippings, correspondence, etc.

 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Various Nebraska, Iowa, and South Dakota CCC newspapers and newsletters on microfilm in the Nebraska State Historical Society Library under film 339.782/Cll.

Official Nebraska CCC records are held at the NARA Federal Records Center in Kansas City, Missouri.

 

ADDED ENTRIES:

Building sites
Chadron State Park (Chadron, Neb.)
David City (Neb.)
Denton (Neb.)
Madison (Neb.)
National parks and reserves
Natural resources
Nebraska City (Neb.)
New Deal, 1933-1939
Niobrara (Neb.)
Public works
Red Cloud (Neb.)
Scottsbluff National Monument (Scottsbluff, Neb.)
State parks -- Nebraska
Tekamah (Neb.)
United States Civilian Conservation Corps (Neb.)

 

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