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August 25, 2016

Volunteers preserve the history of thousands of CCC workers who built Oregon parks, trails

  • When the Civilian Conservation Corps started in 1933, Oregon received 15,400 young workers.
  • By JUNNELLE HOGEN
    Statesman Journal

    Molly J. Smith/Statesman Journal via AP [enlarge]
    A CCC enrollee uniform from the 1930s is on display at the Forest History Center in Salem.

    SALEM, Ore. — “I am a trembling flame / Crying with unheard voice / Reaching with sad, cold / Flaming hands ... / Reaching — / Wondering ... /Longing for the touch / Of immortality.” — Willis G. Eberman


     
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