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Item 26878

Title: CCC trucks, Alfred, 1935

Contributed by: Maine Forest Service

Date: 1935

Location: Alfred

Media: Photograph

Item 26864

Title: CCC camp, Sebago, 1934

Contributed by: Maine Forest Service

Date: 1934

Location: Sebago

Media: Photograph

Item 26851

Title: CCC Alfred Camp, 1935

Contributed by: Maine Forest Service

Date: 1935

Location: Alfred

Media: Photograph

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Northport Hotel, ca. 1900

Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

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Site

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

Maine Conservation Corps

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