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Renovo Storytellers: The Legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps By Donna M. Kshir
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Imagine being able to capture and share the most cherished memories of your town, the people, the buildings that have fallen into disrepair, the empty lots where thriving businesses used to stand and... More > the relationships with the people you love the most for future generations to experience. Bestselling authors Donna Kshir and co-writer Sandra Potter have spent the last few years speaking and recording information they found; beginning a journey back to the past through storytelling. In 1932, the American people voted President Herbert Hoover out of office. Searching for an answer,the American people turned to a man promising a better quality of life. In March 1933, within a few short weeks of his inauguration, newly elected President Franklin Roosevelt immediately commenced a massive revitalization program to provide relief for unemployed workers across America. He proposed the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) to provide jobs to the next generation of Americans and preserve the land.< Less
The Legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps By Donna M. Kshir
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Imagine being able to capture and share the most cherished memories of your town, the people, the buildings that have fallen into disrepair, the empty lots where thriving businesses used to stand and... More > the relationships with the people you love the most for future generations to experience. Bestselling author Donna Kshir has spent the last few years speaking and recording information she found; beginning a journey back to the past through storytelling. In 1932, the American people voted President Herbert Hoover out of office. Searching for an answer,the American people turned to a man promising a better quality of life. In March 1933, within a few short weeks of his inauguration, newly elected President Franklin Roosevelt immediately commenced a massive revitalization program to provide relief for unemployed workers across America. He proposed the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) to provide jobs to the next generation of Americans and preserve the land.< Less
The Legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps By Donna M. Kshir
eBook (PDF): $1.50
Imagine being able to capture and share the most cherished memories of your town, the people, the buildings that have fallen into disrepair, the empty lots where thriving businesses used to stand and... More > the relationships with the people you love the most for future generations to experience. Bestselling authors Donna Kshir has spent the last few years speaking and recording information she found; beginning a journey back to the past through storytelling. In 1932, the American people voted President Herbert Hoover out of office. Searching for an answer,the American people turned to a man promising a better quality of life. In March 1933, within a few short weeks of his inauguration, newly elected President Franklin Roosevelt immediately commenced a massive revitalization program to provide relief for unemployed workers across America. He proposed the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) to provide jobs to the next generation of Americans and preserve the land.< Less
The First Seventeen: Growing Up In Pennsylvania, 1924–1941 By John R. Burgoon Jr.
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John R. Burgoon Jr. recalls growing up in Depression-era Pennsylvania in this honest and heartfelt memoir. As an only child, he often felt like an intruder in his own home, and he struggled in... More > school. But once school let out—and even more so during summer breaks—he had the opportunity to pursue adventure. His passion of working hard was evident even as a youngster, and he spent the summer after tenth grade helping to build a state park as a member of the Civilian Conservation Corps. When he returned home from CCC, he’d matured so much that he was suddenly Mr. Popular, and was mentioned in several yearbook categories. In a conversational, no-nonsense tone, Burgoon provides a glimpse of what it was like being an all-American kid in the 1920s and 1930s. Even though times were tough, there were still comic book characters, toys, music, cars, and yes, even girls during The First Seventeen.< Less

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