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Acadia National Park

CCC Worker in Acadia National Park, ca. 1934

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MMN Item 22179 Item Details
CCC Worker in Acadia National Park, ca. 1934
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Description

Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) worker in Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island. There were two camps on Mount Desert Island, Bar Harbor and Southwest Harbor.

The CCC was designed to bring together 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.

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