'Emergency Conservation Work' shows development of parks and Civilian Conservation Corps at work in the United States.
United States USA Date:1939 Duration:1 min 26 sec Sound:Yes
Film 'Emergency Conservation Work' shows development of the National Parks system in the United States. Images from early 1930s in the United States with idle and quiet factories, mills, and smokestacks due to unemployment and Great Depression. Factory with a board that reads 'Closed' on it. Unemployed workers stand in line at the gates of the General Employment Agency and gather around bulletin boards at the agency. Young men of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) at a meal with heads bowed in prayer, and then standing in a line at the start of a work day. CCC workers digging in a field. Several sign boards seen including: Edisto State Park developed by U.S. department of Interior; CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps) camps SP-3 Poinsett Co. 421; Myrtle Beach State Park Emergency Conservation Work; Co. 262 CCC Camp Florida SP-3; Old Lodge Camp SP-15.
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