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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
Molly J. Smith/Statesman Journal via AP
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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