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The CCC and the NPS
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    Brief History of the CCC

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    Overall Accomplishments



The Civilian Conservation Corps and
the National Park Service, 1933-1942:

An Administrative History
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Arno B. Cammerer, Director of the National Park Service, 1933-1940.
Courtesy of the National Archives.

The author wishes to thank the following individuals and institutions for their assistance in the completion of this study: National Park Service Chief Historian Edwin C. Bearss; Barry Mackintosh, Bureau Historian, National Park Service; Frederick C.K. Babb, Chief, Branch of Planning, Southeast/Southwest Team, Denver Service Center; Richard Crawford, National Archives, Washington, D.C.; Ruth Larison, Librarian, Rocky Mountain Region, National Park Service; Joan Manson, Kitty Ryan, Nancy Arwood, Jan Petrukitas, Lou Tidd, Christy Fischer, and Kay Roush, National Park Service, Denver Service Center; and the staff of the National Archives, Washington, D.C.; University of Colorado Library, Boulder; Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., and the National Park Service Library, Harpers Ferry Center, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.

The author wishes to extend a special thanks to Jerome A. Greene, Supervisory Historian, Denver Service Center, Southeast/Southwest Team, for his assistance in the research, and writing of this report.


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