Contributed by Trenton Cemetery & Keeping Society
The Library at the Bar Harbor Camp # 154 of the Civilian Conservation Corps Camp that was located on the Eagle Lake Road.
Originally called the Emergency Conservation Work (ECW) Act, on March 9, 1933 President Franklin Delano Roosevelt called 73rd Congress into Emergency Session to hear and authorize his program - the Civilian Conservation Corps).
It was designed to bring together what was considered wasted resources, young men and the land. These young men would work in National and State Parks to revitalize the forests and landscape that made up the parks.
About This Item
- Title: Civilian Conservation Corps Bar Harbor Camp Library
- Creation Date: 1940
- Subject Date: 1940
- Bar Harbor, Hancock County, ME
- Mount Desert, Hancock County, ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Collection: Bob Leland Collection
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Work camps--Maine--Bar Harbor
- Acadia National Park (Me.)
- Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)--Facilities--Maine--Bar Harbor
- Mount Desert Island (Me.)
- Libraries--Maine--Mount Desert Island
For more information about this item, contact:Trenton Cemetery & Keeping Society
, Trenton, ME 04605
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