The Civilian Conservation Corps in Appalachia
Original Author: Civilian Conservation Corps
Created: 1935–1942
Medium: Photographic print
Publisher: Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division

The Civilian Conservation Corps in Appalachia

Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) enrollee William L. Cross, Appalachia, Virginia, atop a scaffolding that will be used to erect a prefab camp workshop building. The CCC was probably Virginia's most popular New Deal agency, employing thousands of young jobless men and introducing significant new state infrastructure. This picture is part of the photographic record of the CCC housed at the Library of Congress.

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