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Item 82378

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

Contributed by: Maine Conservation Corps

Date: 1933 - 1935

Location: Jefferson

Media: Photographic print

Item 82391

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

Contributed by: Maine Conservation Corps

Date: circa 1935

Location: Flagstaff

Media: Photographic print

Item 82375

Civilian Conservation Corps at Flagstaff Camp, 1933

Contributed by: Maine Conservation Corps

Date: 1933

Location: Flagstaff

Media: Photographic print

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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

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site Page

City Centennial parade, Biddeford, 1955

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Louis B. Lausier (1879-1962)

… Public Library Lausier was a fiscally conservative Democrat and took great pride in maintaining Biddeford as a debt-free city.

Site Page

Fannie Brackley and doe, ca. 1937

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - "Fly Rod" Crosby - Page 3 of 3

… outdoor heritage and grassroots efforts to conserve natural resources. Crosby was a woman engaged in the outdoor and tourism industries at a time…

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First night on the pulp pile at zero degrees, to mill foreman

by Arthur Benedetto


I worked my way up in International Paper, moving from the pick ax pile to a foreman on computers

Story

How the first chapter Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine

by Doug Rawlings


Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine and is now an international movement