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Civilian Conservation Corps in Minnesota: Images & Artifacts

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Unidentified man hauling lumber, Company 719, Camp S-51, Brimson

Many of our images and artifacts are available to search in our Collections Online system.  Search for photographs or artifacts from the Civilian Conservation Corps, then filter the results using the options in the system's left-hand column.   

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Photograph Collections

Cascade State Park, Fifth Period, C.C.C. Company #2702, c. 1938
Photograph album documenting CCC projects related to the construction of the Cascade Trail and other park projects. 
MNHS call number: Photograph Album #45, digital copy

Minnesota District Civilian Conservation Corps Camps, 1935-1938
Photograph album with images of officers and personnel, camp buildings and facilities, and work projects and equipment. Includes copies of a pamphlet containing a directory of CCC camps in Minnesota and a short history and description of the program.
MNHS call number: Photograph Album #36, digital copy

Minnesota Division of Parks and Recreation, Photographs, undated, 1930-1936
Assorted black and white photographs, mainly documenting buildings, scenery, personnel, and construction projects in state parks and related recreational and scenic areas. Many of the projects probably involved the Civilian Conservation Corps programs. 
MNHS call number: Digital finding aid

Sample Images & Artifacts at MNHS

CCC "Hunters Be Careful" signCivilian Conservation Corps knapsack used by Fred FretheimCivilian Conservation Corps fire fighters, northern Minnesota.Indian Civilian Conservation Corps crew on stockade site at end of first day's work, Grand PortageC.C.C. camps in Minnesota. [United States : s.n., 1934?]Entrance sign to Lake Vadnais Metropolitan Park Camp, SP-17, CCC Company 4727. Rice Street and County Road G.Civilian Conservation Corps members leaving Fort Snelling for the Superior National Forest.

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