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Phillips County Museum News for Wednesday, November 29, 2023

The Civilian Conservation Corps, or CCC, was part of the Emergency Conservation Work Act of 1933.

Young, unemployed men were recruited to perform conservation work throughout the U.S. Camp Milk River BR69 was located at Trafton Park in Malta. The first workers arrived on July 17, 1938. The first job the young men had was to construct the camp. They graded the grounds, laid sewer and water lines and erected buildings. Once the camp was established, they planted grass, trees and shrubs. In September 1938, the men started working on the Milk River Irrigation Project at Dodson, Bowdoin and Vandali...


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