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Putting Men to Work, Saving Trees

New CCC arrivals, Bridgton, 1935

New CCC arrivals, Bridgton, 1935

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Maine Forest Service

The CCC recruits arrived from several weeks of "boot camp" at places like Fort Williams in Portland.

The military conducted the training and administered the camps, which resembled military establishments.

But the Maine Forest Service or National Park Service directed the work the men did.