• Creator
  • Kinsey, Clark
  • Created Date
  • ca. 1939-1942
  • Description
  • The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was a New Deal program created in 1933 to put unemployed young men to work. These men did a variety of conservation work, such as forestry, fire fighting, flood and soil erosion control, and the construction and development of national parks..Death Valley was established as a national monument in 1933. Three permanent CCC camps helped develop the monument: Camp Funeral Range, Camp Cow Creek, and Camp Wildr... more
    The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was a New Deal program created in 1933 to put unemployed young men to work. These men did a variety of conservation work, such as forestry, fire fighting, flood and soil erosion control, and the construction and development of national parks..Death Valley was established as a national monument in 1933. Three permanent CCC camps helped develop the monument: Camp Funeral Range, Camp Cow Creek, and Camp Wildrose. The men in these camps were responsible for grading over 500 miles of road, installing water and telephone lines and building trails, among other things. The CCC was essential in opening the Death Valley National Park to the public. less
  • Format
  • Photograph
    image
    11 x 14 in.
    Silver gelatin, b/w
    Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 1000XL at 100 ppi in grayscale. Resized using Adobe Photoshop 7.0 so that the long dimension was either 768 pixels horizontal or 600 pixels vertical, then saved in JPEG format at quality rating 3. 2012