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Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) Company 1364 (Petersburg, Va.)

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Civilian Conservation Corps Photographs, Petersburg and Waverly, Virginia

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Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2008.108
Scope and Contents 71 photographs of people, buildings and grounds at the Civilian Conservation Corps camps in Petersburg, Virginia and Waverly, Virginia. The Petersburg Camp, a predominantly white camp, was Company 1364, and the Waverly Camp, a predominantly black camp, was Camp P-55, Company 376. Captain Joseph James Matthews was the commander and responsible for the construction and landscaping of the camp, plus the training of the men. Alice Erickson, the daughter of Captain Joseph James Matthews,...