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Hard Work and             a Good Deal:The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)                  in              Minnesota    ...
Unemployed men, Gateway Park,Minneapolis, 1933 (MHS photo)
Demonstration for jobs and food in Minneapolis.          April 1937. (MHS photo)
Rochester Street Scene, 1934        MHS Photo
Rochester Street Scene, 1937        MHS Photo
Rochester, 1939  MHS photo
Eddie Brousseau Map of CCC Camps in the United StatesState of Florida CCC MuseumHighlands Hammock State Park
President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Rochester, MN,           August 1934 (MHS Photo)
CCC Director Robert Fechner with Department of Conservation Forest Director Grover Conzet and Parks Director Harold Lathro...
General David Stone, Minnesota CCC Commander (3rd from left),                      1937 (MHS photo)
Rochester Sub-District, 1934
Civilian Conservation Corps CCC SCS Camps in SE MN• Bayport, SCS-17 – 1939-1942• Caledonia, SCS-2 – 1933, 1934, 1935-  194...
Civilian Conservation Corps• Jordan, SCS-19 – 1940-1942• Lake City, SCS-16 – 1933, 1934, 1935-  1941• Lanesboro, SCS-7 – 1...
Civilian Conservation Corps• Red Wing, SCS-9 – 1933, 1934, 1935-  1940• Rochester, SCS-12 – 1933, 1934, 1935-  1939• Rolli...
Houston (Hokah), SCS-4, Company 4738, ca.                  1937              MHS photo
Waterville, SCS-10, ca. 1937       MHS photo
Lanesboro, SCS-7, Company 706, 1939            MHS photo
Plainview, SCS-13, Company 2709,             ca. 1940            MHS photo
Company 1774-V, Rochester, 1934
Camp PE-93, Rochester, 1934
Tent camp, CCC (IRRC photo)
Barracks inspection    IRRC photo
Mess HallIRRC photo
SE MN junior enrollees     MHS photo
Whitewater State Park CCC camp, 1934
Company 1774-V at Bayport, 1940         MHS photo
(USDA Soil Conservation Service)
Float in parade, Wykoff, MN, 1937           (MHS photo)
Abandoned farm, possibly near Breckinridge        July 1936 (MHS photo)
Farm near Red Wing, 1940       MHS photo
Southeastern Minnesota, 1940         MHS photo
Pine trees planted to prevent further erosion, 1937                    MHS photo
Erosion dam, Chatfield (Little Sahara) Camp (IRRC photo)
Erosion dam (IRRC photo)
Limestone quarry, SE Minnesota         (IRRC photo)
Whitewater State Park enrollees, 1934-35  Minnesota Historical Society photo
Preparing the land for soil conservation work,       Gilmore Creek area (SCS photo)
Contour farming near Faribault, 1938            MHS photo
Conservation practices, farm near Wabasha, 1940                  MHS photo
Soil conservation, southeastern Minnesota (MHS                     photo)
Veterans camp reading room, Bayport Camp (MHS photo)
Temperance River CCC camp, Tofte, January 1934                 MHS photo                    T
Consolidated Chippewa work crew,    probably Nett Lake 1938          (MHS photo)
Grand Portage CCC-ID enrollees        (MHS photo)
Grand Portage CCC-ID camp recreation hall, 1937                 MHS photo
Planting trees on slope, Nett Lake          CCC-ID Camp    National Archives photo
Grand Portage enrollees at work on building at Grand       Portage National Monument, 1938-9                   (MHS photo)
Camp Rabideau, awarded National Historic Landmark            status, 2006 (MHS photo)
CCC Today• Today programs in several states are  carrying on the CCC tradition.• Minnesota’s program is the Conservation  ...
Ccc rochester presentation 2012
Ccc rochester presentation 2012
Ccc rochester presentation 2012
Ccc rochester presentation 2012
Ccc rochester presentation 2012
Ccc rochester presentation 2012
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Hard Work and a Good Deal: The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in Minnesota by Barbara W. Sommer presented July 25th, 2012 at the Olmsted County Fairgrounds in Rochester Minnesota as part of the Wasi Oju Lecture series

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  1. 1. Hard Work and a Good Deal:The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in Minnesota Barbara W. Sommer
  2. 2. Unemployed men, Gateway Park,Minneapolis, 1933 (MHS photo)
  3. 3. Demonstration for jobs and food in Minneapolis. April 1937. (MHS photo)
  4. 4. Rochester Street Scene, 1934 MHS Photo
  5. 5. Rochester Street Scene, 1937 MHS Photo
  6. 6. Rochester, 1939 MHS photo
  7. 7. Eddie Brousseau Map of CCC Camps in the United StatesState of Florida CCC MuseumHighlands Hammock State Park
  8. 8. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Rochester, MN, August 1934 (MHS Photo)
  9. 9. CCC Director Robert Fechner with Department of Conservation Forest Director Grover Conzet and Parks Director Harold Lathrop, June 1939 (MHS Photo)
  10. 10. General David Stone, Minnesota CCC Commander (3rd from left), 1937 (MHS photo)
  11. 11. Rochester Sub-District, 1934
  12. 12. Civilian Conservation Corps CCC SCS Camps in SE MN• Bayport, SCS-17 – 1939-1942• Caledonia, SCS-2 – 1933, 1934, 1935- 1942• Chatfield, SCS-14 – 1933, 1934, 1935- 1938• Fillmore, SCS-1 – 1935-1939• Houston, SCS-4 – 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936-7
  13. 13. Civilian Conservation Corps• Jordan, SCS-19 – 1940-1942• Lake City, SCS-16 – 1933, 1934, 1935- 1941• Lanesboro, SCS-7 – 1933, 1934, 1935- 1942• Lewiston, SCS-11 – 1933, 1934, 1935- 1941• Plainview, SCS-13 – 1934, 1935-1941
  14. 14. Civilian Conservation Corps• Red Wing, SCS-9 – 1933, 1934, 1935- 1940• Rochester, SCS-12 – 1933, 1934, 1935- 1939• Rollingstone, SCS-15 – 1935• Waterville, SCS-10 – 1935-1940• Winona, SCS-18 – 1933, 1939-1942• Zumbrota, SCS-3 – 1935-1939
  15. 15. Houston (Hokah), SCS-4, Company 4738, ca. 1937 MHS photo
  16. 16. Waterville, SCS-10, ca. 1937 MHS photo
  17. 17. Lanesboro, SCS-7, Company 706, 1939 MHS photo
  18. 18. Plainview, SCS-13, Company 2709, ca. 1940 MHS photo
  19. 19. Company 1774-V, Rochester, 1934
  20. 20. Camp PE-93, Rochester, 1934
  21. 21. Tent camp, CCC (IRRC photo)
  22. 22. Barracks inspection IRRC photo
  23. 23. Mess HallIRRC photo
  24. 24. SE MN junior enrollees MHS photo
  25. 25. Whitewater State Park CCC camp, 1934
  26. 26. Company 1774-V at Bayport, 1940 MHS photo
  27. 27. (USDA Soil Conservation Service)
  28. 28. Float in parade, Wykoff, MN, 1937 (MHS photo)
  29. 29. Abandoned farm, possibly near Breckinridge July 1936 (MHS photo)
  30. 30. Farm near Red Wing, 1940 MHS photo
  31. 31. Southeastern Minnesota, 1940 MHS photo
  32. 32. Pine trees planted to prevent further erosion, 1937 MHS photo
  33. 33. Erosion dam, Chatfield (Little Sahara) Camp (IRRC photo)
  34. 34. Erosion dam (IRRC photo)
  35. 35. Limestone quarry, SE Minnesota (IRRC photo)
  36. 36. Whitewater State Park enrollees, 1934-35 Minnesota Historical Society photo
  37. 37. Preparing the land for soil conservation work, Gilmore Creek area (SCS photo)
  38. 38. Contour farming near Faribault, 1938 MHS photo
  39. 39. Conservation practices, farm near Wabasha, 1940 MHS photo
  40. 40. Soil conservation, southeastern Minnesota (MHS photo)
  41. 41. Veterans camp reading room, Bayport Camp (MHS photo)
  42. 42. Temperance River CCC camp, Tofte, January 1934 MHS photo T
  43. 43. Consolidated Chippewa work crew, probably Nett Lake 1938 (MHS photo)
  44. 44. Grand Portage CCC-ID enrollees (MHS photo)
  45. 45. Grand Portage CCC-ID camp recreation hall, 1937 MHS photo
  46. 46. Planting trees on slope, Nett Lake CCC-ID Camp National Archives photo
  47. 47. Grand Portage enrollees at work on building at Grand Portage National Monument, 1938-9 (MHS photo)
  48. 48. Camp Rabideau, awarded National Historic Landmark status, 2006 (MHS photo)
  49. 49. CCC Today• Today programs in several states are carrying on the CCC tradition.• Minnesota’s program is the Conservation Corps – Minnesota and Iowa (formerly Minnesota Conservation Corps)• For more information, see: http://www.conservationcorps.org/

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