Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)
Young, broke and unemployed?
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- The Civialian Conservation Corps (CCC) was a public work relief program that operated from 1933-1942 for unemployed, unmarried men between the ages of 18 and 25.
- Maximum enrollment at any one time was 300,000; in nine years 3 million young men participated in the CCC, which provided them with shelter, clothing, and food, together with a small wage of $30 a month ($25 of which had to be sent home to their families).
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