Civilian Conservation Corps

"Get back to work boys!"

Created

*March 1933

Purpose

*To put young men, usually unmarried, back to work at conserving our natural resources.

Other Information

*In 9 years, 3 million young men partcipated in the CCC, which provided them with shelter, clothing, and food.
*The CCC was never a ermanent agency; it depended on the emergency and temporary congressional legislation for existence.
*The CCC program was never officially terminated.
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CCC members restoring the forest. ^^
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CCC members taking a lunch break. ^^