Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
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,...
Identifier: SC 01181
Scope and Contents Six diaries, 1930-1943 (with gaps) of Max R. Decker describing his life during the Great Depression and World War II. Decker is located in Buffalo, Kansas, but he and his brothers hop freight trains traveling through Nebraska, Colorado, Utah, Kansas and Iowa. The diaries also describe the family searching for work and camping at various locations. The family ends up in Gaither, Arkansas. Decker joined Civilian Conservation Camp # 743 in the Ozark National Forest. The final diary describes his...
Identifier: SC 00940
Scope and Contents Diary of Lloyd Hartman (1913-1987) of Spokane, Washington. Entries are fairly regular for the years 1937-1940 and record daily activities, weather and health. The writer mentions social outings, like visits to movies, his work at a bank and occasionally comments on the world-political situation. The diary was started in 1937 when he was in his early 20's. Each page has entries for five years but most are filled out for 1937-1940 only. Most of October's pages are blank. The writer...