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The African-American experience in the Civilian Conservation Corps

Author: Olen Cole
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©1999.
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"Between 1933 and 1942, nearly 200,000 young African-Americans participated in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), one of Franklin D. Roosevelt's most successful New Deal agencies. In an effort to correct the lack of historical attention paid to the African-American contribution to the CCC, Olen Cole, Jr., examines their participation in the Corps as well as its impact on them."--BOOK JACKET. "Perhaps most  Read more...
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Olen Cole
ISBN: 0813016606 9780813016603
OCLC Number: 39890441
Description: xiv, 114 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Origin of the Civilian Conservation Corps in California: Depression and African-American Youth --
2. African-American CCC Companies in California, 1935-1942 --
3. Camp Life: Education, Recreation, and Community Relations --
4. African-Americans in California's CCC --
5. Epilogue.
Responsibility: Olen Cole, Jr.

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