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Civilian Conservation Corps

(Encyclopedia) Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), established in 1933 by the U.S. Congress as a measure of the New Deal program. The CCC provided work and vocational training for unemployed single young men t...

The Civilian Conservation Corps

The Question: I needed some information on Civilian Conservation Corps. I want to know the history of it. The Answer: The Civilian Conserv…

New Deal

(Encyclopedia) New Deal, in U.S. history, term for the domestic reform program of the administration of Franklin Delano Roosevelt ; it was first used by Roosevelt in his speech accepting the Democratic ...

conservation of natural resources

(Encyclopedia) conservation of natural resources, the wise use of the earth's resources by humanity. The term conservation came into use in the late 19th cent. and referred to the management, mainly fo...

forestry

(Encyclopedia) forestry, the management of forest lands for wood , water, wildlife, forage, and recreation. Because the major economic importance of the forest lies in wood and wood products, forestry h...

Milton Wolff Biography

American commanderDied: January 14, 2008 (Berkeley, California) Best Known as: last commander of the American volunteers who fought against Franco in the Spani…

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano

(Encyclopedia) Roosevelt, Franklin Delano dĕl´ənō rō´zəvĕlt [key], 1882–1945, 32d President of the United States (1933–45), b. Hyde Park, N.Y. Early Life Through both his fathe...

Homer E. ABELE, Congress, OH (1916-2000)

ABELE, Homer E., a Representative from Ohio; born in Wellston, Jackson County, Ohio, November 21, 1916; graduated from Wellston High School, Wellston, Ohio, 1934; attended Ohio …

Edward Ross ROYBAL, Congress, CA (1916-2005)

ROYBAL, Edward Ross, (father of Lucille Roybal-Allard), a Representative from California; born in Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.Mex., February 10, 1916; moved to Los Angeles…