CCC youth enrollees with forman
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Photograph, b/w Each enrollee worked successively on each of the various work projects in his camp. This period of rotation covered the first two months of his residence in the camp. Each foreman provided his crew with the following: instruction in the use of tools on a particular job; instruction in safety regulations as they applied to a job; an understanding of the opportunities for advancement; the qualities he considered when giving a worker a good rating; the reason why a project was being done and its relationship to the camp and the national program of conservation; and, the relationship of his work to employment in private life. For background and history of the Civilian Conservation Corps see image “Map of CCC corps areas in the United States”. American Dream; American Communities in History 16 History; 18 Social Systems
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign|
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Library|
|Civilian Conservation Corps|
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