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Entertaining saga stars Ninilchik elder

...cautious attention to the tides. Walter Jr. learned fluent English in school. In the 1930s, he served in the Civilian Conservation Corps helping the Matanuska Colony. Then he was off to Bristol Bay, where he worked on the famous and dangerous...
Totem pole gets rest during renovations

...kept in a controlled environment until being raised in June. The Governor's Totem was commissioned by the Civilian Conservation Corps under the supervision of the United States Forest Service in the late 1930s. Another Juneau totem, the Yax-te-pole...
Fostering conservation through the Adopt-a-Stream Program

...lucky to have come across the Student Conservation Association, or SCA. SCA is essentially the modern day Civilian Conservation Corps. High school students through recent college graduates like me protect and restore national parks, marine...
Peninsula Reflections

...Landing Bridge is shown in this July 1936 photo. Photo by Bob Hall On the 50th anniversary of the birth of the Civilian Conservation Corps, CCC, in the Alaska Life section of The Anchorage Times, a picture of CCC workers building a 120 foot long...

...Mackey in Seattle, Wash., he attended Garfield High School in Seattle, and at the age of 16 he joined the Civilian Conservation Corps. Mr. Mackey came to Alaska in 1941 at the age of 18. Upon his return to Seattle, Mr. Mackey said in an...
Brody Elvis Brumley

...He worked in the wood products industry in Eugene, Ore., where he retired in 1978. He worked for the Civilian Conservation Corps (Three Cs) in Arizona during the depression. "Brody was an avid hunter and fisherman. He loved to visit...
Albert ?Leo? Westcott Fairfield, Neb., to Cyrus F. and Martha Jane (Woods) Westcott. As a young adult he served in the Civilian Conservation Corps. Mr. Westcott was involved in the newspaper business and was the owner of the weekly Hay Springs News in...
John W. Landess Sr.

...Park in Kasilof. Mr. Landess was born Dec. 22, 1921, in Quitman, Mo. As a young man, he was in the Civilian Conservation Corps, then in the U.S. Cavalry and later the U.S. Air Force. He was a veteran, serving from 1941 through...
Irvin 'Irv' Evenson

...Wis. He graduated from high school in the midst of the Depression, and spent three years working with the Civilian Conservation Corps. In 1936, he joined friends who had settled at the Matanuska Colony near Palmer. There, he worked for the...


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