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WHEN the Civilian Conservation Corps was created in the spring of 1933, its premier objectives were the furnishing of employment to idle young men and the conduct of a sound conservation program in our forests, parks, and fields. After the CCC had been in operation for a few months it was found that in addition to achieving these two primary, objectives it was improving the citizenship, the character, the health and the all-around usefulness of young men enrolled in the Corps.  >>more...>>

Title:     Educational Contribution of the Civilian Conservation Corps, The
Author:    Fechner, Robert
Publication:     Phi Delta Kappan
Publisher:     Phi Delta Kappan
Type:     Article

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Civilian Conservation Corps
Education

Notes:     p. 305.