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Item 82378

Title: Veterans Conservation Corps Jefferson Camp Crews with Trucks, ca. 1934

Contributed by: Maine Conservation Corps

Date: 1933 - 1935

Location: Jefferson

Media: Photograph

Item 82391

Title: Civilian Conservation Corps gravel pit at Mt. Bigelow, Flagstaff, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Maine Conservation Corps

Date: circa 1935

Location: Flagstaff

Media: Photograph

Item 82375

Title: Civilian Conservation Corps at Flagstaff Camp, 1933

Contributed by: Maine Conservation Corps

Date: 1933

Location: Flagstaff

Media: Photograph

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CCC crew and trucks, Alfred, ca. 1933

Putting Men to Work, Saving Trees

While many Mainers were averse to accepting federal relief money during the Great Depression of the 1930s, young men eagerly joined the Civilian Conservation Corps, one of President Franklin Roosevelt's most popular programs. The Maine Forest Service supervised the work of many of the camps.

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Walker Memorial Library, Westbrook, 1943

Hunting Season

Maine's ample woods historically provided numerous game animals and birds for hunters seeking food, fur, or hides. The promotion of hunting as tourism and concerns about conservation toward the end of the nineteenth century changed the nature of hunting in Maine.

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Rockefeller Drive, Mt. Desert Island, ca. 1935

Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.

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Jean P. Ouellette Letter on CCC, Upper Frenchville, 1985

Maine Conservation Corps

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Site

First car to cross Penobscot Bay on ice, 1917

Belfast Historical Society

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Site

Green Mountain Tea House, ca. 1880

Acadia National Park

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