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CCC

abbr.
1. Civilian Conservation Corps
2. Commodity Credit Corporation

CCC

Civilian Conservation Corps.

CCC

Civilian Conservation Corps. The Emergency Conservation Work Act of 1933 was the predecessor of the CCC, which dated from 1937.
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Adj.1.CCC - being one hundred more than two hundredccc - being one hundred more than two hundred
cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"
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These stately gardens, patterned after a typical English country garden, feature broad expanses of lawn and statuary structures produced in the 1930s by artists and workers of the Works Progress Administration and Civilian Conservation Corps. The rose garden offers beautiful views of the 1,000-acre arboretum of Whitnall Park.
This accessible history looks at six New Deal totem parks, built in Southeast Alaska between 1938 and 1942 by Tlingit and Haida men enrolled in the Civilian Conservation Corps, a work relief program.
When his rabbi tells him that the Civilian Conservation Corps is hiring young people, Pavel is thrilled.
The museum's attractions include an authentic log cook shack, the original Camp Germfask Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) building, a bronze CCC statue, Port Huron steam engine No.
Forest Service and a national forest system, and helped create the Civilian Conservation Corps, to list just three of its many remarkable achievements.
New Deal agencies, like the Reconstruction Finance Corporation, Works Progress Administration, Civilian Conservation Corps, Federal Writer's Project, in addition to the US Forest Service, were employed to clean up the damage.
The groups were: the Boy Scouts of America; Rays of Hope; The East Coast Golden Age Theater; Grupo Folkloriko Mahetzi cultural group; the Community Learning Center; Narconon Suncoast; Firmly Established; the Future of Haiti Organization; the Community Service Foundation; and the Civilian Conservation Corps Initiative.
Rottman paints a picture of the evolution of the modern Engineer Regiment from its humble antecedents within the Civilian Conservation Corps to the enormously large (by today's standards) World War II regiment, with more than 700 separate engineer combat battalions (ECBs).
It was developed back in the 1930s thanks to the sweat and hard work of young men camping nearby as part of the Civilian Conservation Corps. Taken as a whole, the Cape Perpetua Scenic Area is a revelation.
In the 1930s, Roosevelt nearly doubled the size of the National Park System--adding national monuments, historic sites, and military parks--and created the popular Civilian Conservation Corps program to put men to work in forestry, erosion control, and other park projects.
The Civilian Conservation Corps in Southern Illinois, 1933-1942

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