From the film, "Forests and Men. The President's Conservation Corps at Work." President Franklin Roosevelt signs a document regarding the establishment of the Civilian Conservation Corps. F. A. Silcox, Chief of United States Forest Service talks about the need for forest conservation. American flag on a pole. President Franklin Roosevelt visits an ECM (Emergency Conservation Work) camp. He has lunch with other officials. ECW workers and officals pose for a photograph with the President. View of the Shenandoah National Park CCC camp #3 from a hilltop, with letters "CAMP NIRA" (National Industrial Recovery Act) visible painted on the roof of one of the buildings. Woman hands over a sheet of paper to the Director of ECW, Robert Fechner. People stand outside United States Army recruitment camp and an Agriculture Department building. ECW volunteers being trained by the U.S. Army at Fort Washington in Virginia. Volunteers undergo training at camps and are sent to various forest conservation areas. Cooks cut meat. Men stand in line to receive food and are seated at outdoor tables eating food.
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