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Collection Details


Collection Name: Civilian Conservation Corps
Repository Name: University of Florida, Gainesville. Department of History. Samuel Proctor Oral History Program [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Gainesville, Florida, United States
Local Identifier: CCC
URL: http://www.history.ufl.edu/oral/selectedinterviews.htm#CCC
Description: This project includes a series of interviews with Civilian Conservation Corps members who talk about their experiences in the CCC during the dark days of the Depression. All the interviewees talk about the pride they had in working with the CCC as eighteen-year-olds, and how the experience helped them grow and mature. All were from large families and the $25 a month they were required to send home was often the difference between survival and starvation.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 15
Broad Subjects: Industry and Labor; Environment; Economics
ASP Subjects: Conservation of natural resources; Depressions--1929--United States; Florida; Forests and forestry; Gainesville, FL; Great Depression, 1929-1941; History; Local history; Nature conservation; New Deal, 1933-1939--United States; Oral history; U.S. Civilian Conservation Corps; United States
Other Subjects: Works Projects Administration
Collection Code: OHC0000369