• 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 Oregon Caves was near Kerby, Oregon in Josephine County. Company 5483 was organized in 1936 at Fort Benning, Georgia before it was moved to Oregon in 1937. Camp O... 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 Oregon Caves was near Kerby, Oregon in Josephine County. Company 5483 was organized in 1936 at Fort Benning, Georgia before it was moved to Oregon in 1937. Camp Oregon Caves did work for the National Park Service in updating and maintaining the Oregon Caves National Monument. CCC enrollees worked on constructing a tunnel in the caves, building trails and parking lots, and widening the entrance roadway among other projects. 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