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- DescriptionThis book details the Depression era history behind the simultaneous creations of the Civilian Conservation Corps and the Shawnee National Forest in southern Illinois, where enrollees at twenty-six camps worked on soil and forest conservation projects. A camp compendium provides photographs, the work history and company rosters of each camp.
- Author BiographyKay Rippelmeyer, a southern Illinois native, is a former lecturer, researcher, and academic advisor in the College of Liberal Arts at Southern Illinois University Carbondale and the author of Giant City State Park and the Civilian Conservation Corps: A History in Words and Pictures. A program liaison for the Illinois Humanities Council, she has researched southern Illinois history for more than thirty years and has lectured widely on the Civilian Conservation Corps and river work in the region.
- Author(s)Kay Rippelmeyer
- PublisherSouthern Illinois University Press
- Date of Publication30/04/2015
- GenreHistory: Specific Subjects
- Place of PublicationCarbondale
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintSouthern Illinois University Press
- Content Note279 illustrations
- Weight966 g
- Width178 mm
- Height254 mm
- Spine29 mm
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