Civilian Conservation Corps


A small collection of interviews with individuals who worked in the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s. The interviewees discuss the camps they lived in, the camp food and educational programs. They talk about the jobs they did, the pay scale and the amount of time they were allowed to serve.


Civilian Conservation Corps

Project Interviews

In this interview, Mr. William Combest talks about his life during the Great Depression. He discusses how he joined up with the Civilian Conservation Corps. He talks about his time at Deer Flat, a camp in Idaho. He also talks about Bell Farm, a camp located in Kentucky. He discusses what his duties were at the camps, and his interactions with other…
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