Historical Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Newspapers Online

BACKGROUND (per Wikipedia): “The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was a public work reduction program that operated from 1933 to 1942 in the USA for unemployed, single males. Initially for younger males ages 18–25, it was ultimately expanded to ages 17–28…The CCC was a significant a part of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal that supplied unskilled guide labor jobs associated to the conservation and improvement of pure sources in rural lands owned by federal, state, and native governments. The CCC was designed to offer jobs for younger males and to alleviate households who had issue discovering jobs through the Nice Despair in the USA. Most enrollment at anyone time was 300,000. Via the course of its 9 years in operation, 3 million younger males participated within the CCC, which supplied them with shelter, clothes, and meals, along with a wage of $30 (about $570 in 2017) monthly ($25 of which needed to be despatched dwelling to their households)

In June, 2017 The Library of Virginia and the Virginia Newspaper Mission introduced their collaboration to make obtainable on-line, many newspapers revealed in Virginia from the varied Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camps all through the commonwealth from 1934 to 1941. The whole announcement of the brand new assortment is accessible at VNP ANNOUNCES THE CCCOn the time of this publication, there are 158 newspapers obtainable from 12 states.

Due to the excellent latest efforts of the Heart for Analysis Libraries, there are nicely over 1,000 of those CCC titles obtainable on-line. The titles listed under can be found to most people. There are a whole lot extra which might be restricted to CRL member establishments and a whole lot extra obtainable in microform. You may examine their mission HERE

There are also just a few of those newspapers which have been digitized by a state and the digitized variations can be found on-line. They’re included as nicely.

Here’s a listing of the present CCC newspapers obtainable on-line, with metropolis and state of publication (African American corporations are indicated with “AA” on the finish of the listed title):

(Up to date November 2021; This replace now totals 1,702 Camp Newspapers)

Alabama

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

District of Columbia

Florida

Georgia

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming

Many because of the Heart for Analysis Libraries and the Commonwealth of Virginia for this excellent assortment!

Good Luck and Comfortable Looking!