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Acadia National Park

CCC workers, Acadia National Park, ca. 1934

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CCC workers, Acadia National Park, ca. 1934
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Description

Two unidentified men who were part of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) are shown in Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island.

Civilian Conservation Corps workers -- part of a Depression-era program to provide employment and preserve forests and national parks -- identified and eradicated forest pests and worked on trails in parks, among other tasks.

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