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

Contributed by Maine Conservation Corps


Jean P. Ouellette wrote to Norman "Red" Wetherington about his experiences serving in the Civilian Conservation Corps.

He wrote about why he joined. He said, "At the time I was only a ninety-five pound weakling."

Ouellette (1923-2007) from Upper Frenchville, served in the CCC in Bar Harbor. He later became a painting contractor. He studied at Wagner School of Sign Painting.

Weathering collected memories of CCC members in Maine, and coordinated CCC reunions. He is the author of "In the Public Interest: The Civilian Conservation Corps in Maine."

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  • Title: Jean P. Ouellette Letter on CCC, Upper Frenchville, 1985
  • Creator: Jean Paul Ouellette, Sr.
  • Creation Date: 1985-04-24
  • Subject Date: circa 1938
  • Locations:
    • Upper Frenchville, Aroostook County, ME
    • Bar Harbor, Hancock County, ME
    • Southwest Harbor, Hancock County, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 28 cm x 21.5 cm
  • Object Type: Text

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