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Texas state parks and the CCC : the legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps

Author: Cynthia A Brandimarte; Angela Reed; Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Publisher: College Station, TX : Texas A & M University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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From Palo Duro Canyon in the Panhandle to Lake Corpus Christi on the coast, from Balmorhea in far West Texas to Caddo Lake near the Louisiana border, the state parks of Texas are home not only to breathtaking natural beauty, but also to historic buildings and other structures built by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) during the 1930s. In Texas State Parks and the CCC: The Legacy of the Civilian Conservation  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia A Brandimarte; Angela Reed; Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
ISBN: 9781603448192 1603448195 9781299220799 1299220797 9781603448253 160344825X
OCLC Number: 839386320
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 167 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps
Contents: The CCC creates a Texas state parks system --
Building CCC parks in Texas --
The CCC legacy's first half-century --
Preserving the legacy --
Epilogue: Inferno at Bastrop on Labor Day weekend 2011 --
Park profiles.
Responsibility: Cynthia Brandimarte with Angela Reed ; foreword by Carter Smith.

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From Palo Duro Canyon in the Panhandle to Lake Corpus Christi on the coast, from Balmorhea in far West Texas to Caddo Lake near the Louisiana border, the state parks of Texas are home not only to breathtaking natural beauty, but also to historic buildings and other structures built by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) during the 1930s. In Texas State Parks and the CCC: The Legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps, Cynthia Brandimarte has mined the organization's archives, as well as those of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission and the Texas Department of Tra.

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