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Historical Items

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Item 19050

White Pine blister rust crew, 1919

Contributed by: Maine Forest Service Date: circa 1919 Media: Photographic print

Item 19049

Forest Service crew, 1919

Contributed by: Maine Forest Service Date: 1919 Media: Photographic print

Item 82351

Joel W. Marsh Letter on the CCC, Randolph, 1988

Contributed by: Maine Conservation Corps Date: circa 1935 Location: Randolph; Bridgton Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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Exhibit

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

The Establishment of the Troy Town Forest

Seavey Piper, a selectman, farmer, landowner, and leader of the Town of Troy in the 1920s through the early 1950s helped establish a town forest on abandoned farm land in Troy. The exhibit details his work over ten years.