• Creator
  • Kinsey, Clark
  • Created Date
  • ca. 1937-1942
  • 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.Camp Applegate was located in Ruch in Jackson County, Oregon. Ruch was named for C.M. Ruch who bought a tract of land in 1896 where he built a blacksmith shop, a store... 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.Camp Applegate was located in Ruch in Jackson County, Oregon. Ruch was named for C.M. Ruch who bought a tract of land in 1896 where he built a blacksmith shop, a store, and a house. He named the post office for himself in 1897. 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