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Stories in log and stone : the legacy of the New Deal in Minnesota state parks

Author: David R Benson; Minnesota. Division of Parks and Recreation.
Publisher: St. Paul, MN : Minnesota Dept. of Natural Resources, Division of Parks and Recreation, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of the men enrolled in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), Veterans Conservation Corps (VCC), Works Progress Administration (WPA) and the National Youth Administration (NYA) and of their accomplishments and recollections in Minnesota from the depths of the Great Depression to the end of WWII. The book is also a guide to the structures that remain in the 27 Minnesota state parks, including buildings,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Benson, David R.
Stories in log and stone.
St. Paul, MN : Minnesota Dept. of Natural Resources, Division of Parks and Recreation, ©2002
(OCoLC)776076718
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David R Benson; Minnesota. Division of Parks and Recreation.
ISBN: 0965712710 9657127106 9789657127100 9780965712712
OCLC Number: 51585784
Description: 125 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Hard times and hard work --
Prologue --
ch. 1. The Great Depression and the New Deal --
ch. 2. Getting organized : Minnesota and the New Deal --
ch. 3. At home in the woods : setting up camp --
ch. 4. The colossal college of calluses : life in a CCC camp --
ch. 5. We can take it : the works projects --
ch. 6. Log and stone : the buildings --
Epilogue. World War II and the end of an era --
pt. 2. The legacy of the park builders --
Glossary --
Bibliography.
Other Titles: Legacy of the New Deal in Minnesota state parks
Responsibility: David R. Benson.

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The story of the men enrolled in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), Veterans Conservation Corps (VCC), Works Progress Administration (WPA) and the National Youth Administration (NYA) and of their accomplishments and recollections in Minnesota from the depths of the Great Depression to the end of WWII. The book is also a guide to the structures that remain in the 27 Minnesota state parks, including buildings, bridges, dams and trails in the state.

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