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In the CCC Camps, where the boys are colored, in the Park Service work, please try to put in colored foremen, not of course in technical work but in the ordinary manual work.

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Title:     FDR to Robert Fechner, 27 September 1935
Author:    Roosevelt, Franklin D.
Source:     National Archives
Date:     September 27, 1935

Type:     Letter

Listed Under:
African Americans
Civilian Conservation Corps

Notes:     FDR to Robert Fechner, 27 September 1935, "CCC Negro Foremen" file, Box 700, General Correspondence of the Director, Record Group 35, National Archives, College Park, Maryland.

For more documents, photographs and information on this subject, see the New Deal Network feature African Americans in the Civilian Conservation Corps.