Civilian Conservation Corps Legacy
"Passing the Legacy to Future Generations"  


CCC Fiction Books for the Youth Reader

Ahlman, Larry.  Terror in the Tetons.  2006.

Edwards, Judith.  Trouble on the Mountain.  Images from the Past, Inc. 2012

Edwards, Judith.  Invasion on the Mountain.  Images from the Past, 2011
ngold Jeanette.  Hitch   (Becoming a man takes work).  Harcourt Publications, 2005.

 Jamerson, William.  
Big Shoulders.  2007. 

Schatzer,Jeffery L.  Fires in the Wilderness.  

Co. 1387 Skyline Drive, Shenandoah National Park, VA


* Annick, Hivert, Cathew.  Proud to Work:  Pictorial History of Michigan's CCC.    

*  Anderson, Robert E.  Written on the Land.  Fairmont Printer, Fairmont, WV.  2002

*  Armstrong, Frank H., Ph.D., Oates, Marguerite.  Window Seat.  1988, Bull Run of Vermont.  

* Audretsch, Robert W. Shaping the Park and Saving the Boys:  The Civilian Conservation Corps at Grand Canyon, 1933-1942. Indianapolis, IN. Dog Ear Publishing.  2011

*  Barta, Nancy Hill.  Starved Rock State Park . Arcadia Publishing 2007.

*  Benson, David R.  
Stories in Log and Stone:  The Legacy of the New Deal in Minnesota State Parks.  Department of Natural Resources.  

Breaman, John, Robert H. Bremner, and David Brody, eds.
The New Deal: The State and Local Levels (Vol. 2). Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, 1975.

Brown, Nelson C. The Civilian Conservation Corps Program in the United States.
Washington: GPO, 1934.

*  Bush, Harold H.  Flashbacks of a Forest Ranger.  1999.

*   Canton, Steve.  
Dusty Roads.  1993.

*  Carl, Donald DeLancey.  A Time To Remember" .  1991.

Cole, Olen Jr. The African American Experience in the Civilian Conservation Corps.
Gainsville: University Press of Florida, 1999.

* Cohen, Stan. The Tree Army: A Pictorial History of the Civilian Conservation Corps, 1933 1942.
Missoula, MT: Pictorial Histories Publishing Company, 1980.

*  Conti, Lt. Colonel Phillip M. The CCC:  Salvaging Boys & Other Treasurers.  1998

Cornebise, Alfred E. The CCC Chronicles: Camp Newspapers of the Civilian Conservation Corps,1933-1942.
Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, Publishers, 2004

*  Cunningham, FayL.  I Remember This:  A Memoir from the Great Depression to the Great Recession. 2012
 *  Daugherty, Raymond.  The CCC and Me.  2003. (Personal account Co. 1524 Camp Hardy, WV)

*  Davis, Frank C.  My C.C.C. Days.  memories of the Civilian Conservation Corps.  Parkway Publishers, Inc. Boone, North Carolina.  2006

Davis, Kingsley. 
Youth in the Depression.  Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1935.

*  Davis, Ren and Helen.  Our Mark on This Land.  McDonald & Woodward, Granville, OH.  2011

*  Derscheid, Lyle A.  The CCC in South Dakiota 1933-1942, Second Edition.  

*  Downing, Donna.  Out of the Ashes:  The memoirs of James R. Wilkins.  1996 

Drake, Darwood. Looking Back.  Chicago: Adams Press, 1989.

* Draves, David D.  Builder of Men:  Life in C.C.C. Camps of New Hampshire.  Peter E. Randall Publisher, Portsmouth, NJ, 1992.

*  Durkee, W.X. (Pat).  An American Life through Peace and War.  2010  (Chapter 6, p. 55-65)

*  Duxbury, Kathleen.  The Boys of Bergen:  Remember the CCC in Bergen County, New Jersey.  Duxbury Media, Inc., Ridgewood, New Jersey.  2012

*  Duxburg, Kathleen.  CCC Art: Artists of the Civilian Conservation Corps Marshall Davis  Duxbury Media, Inc. Ridgewood, New Jersey. 2014

*  Emery, Tom.  Soldiers with Picks and Shovels:  The CCC Camp at Carlinville, IL,.  History in Print, 337 E. Second South, Carlinville, IL  62626.  2011

*  Engle, Reed L. Everything Was Wonderful -  A Pictorial History of the Cilvian Conservation Corps in Shenandoah Naitonal Park.  Shenandoah Natural History Association, Inc. Luray, VA, 1999. 
*Ermentrout, Robert Allen.  
Forgotten Men the Civilian Consrvation Corps.  1982

*  Galo, George.  The 191st Company.  The Civilian Conservation Corps.  (VT). 1997

*  Galusha, Diane.  Another Day, Another Dollar - The CCC in the Catskills.  2008 Black Dome Press.
*  Good, Albert H.  Park and Recreation Structures. Garybooks, Bloulder Co.  1990.  Reprint from 1938 Edition.

 Guthrie, John D. Saga of the C.C.C.
Washington: American Forestry Association, 1942.

*  Hayden, Ernest A.  The Civilian Conservation Corps.  1985.  

Harper, Charles Price. The Administration of the Civilian Conservation Corps.
Clarksburg, WV: Clarksburg Publishing co. 1939.

*  Harr, Milton.  The C.C.C. Camps in West Virginia 1933-1942.  
Charleston, WV: Copyright 1992 by Milton Harr 

*  Hayden, Ernest A. The United States Civilian Conservation Corps of the 1930’s.
Callahan, CA: Ernst A. Hayden, 1985.

Hill, Edwin G. In the Shadow of the Mountain: The Spirit of the CCC. 1990.

Holland, Kenneth and Frank Ernest Hill. Youth in the CCC. 1974.

*  Hinton, Wayne K. with Green, Elizabeth A.  With Picks, Shovels & Hope: The CCC and Its Legacy on the Colorado Plateau. Missoula, Montana. Mountain Press Publishing, 2008

*  Horner, Irene.  Roaring River Heritage.  Chapter 5, pages 33-48.  Litho Printers, Box 488, Cassville, MO  65625. 

* Howell, Glenn. CCC Boys Remember: A Pictorial History of the CCC.
Medford, OR: Klocker Printery, 1976.

*  Hoyt, Ray. We Can Take It: A Short History of the CCC.
New York: American Book Company, 1935.

*  Huddleston, Connie M.  Images of America Georgia's Civilian Conservation Corps.  Arcadia Publishing, 2009

*  Hunt, Sharon E.  Images of America Vail and Colossal Cave Mountain Park.  Arcadia.  2007.

*  Images of America - Cuyahoga Valley.    Arcadia Publishing, 2004

Images of of America - Hacklebarney and Voorhees State Parks, Arcadia Publishing, 2006.

Images of America - Promised Land State Park, Arcadia Publishing, 2006.

*  Jolley, Harley E. The CCC in the Smokies.  Great Smoky Mountains Natural History Association. 2001. 

*  Jolley, Harley E.  
That Magnificent Army of Youth and Peace:  The CCC in North Carolina.  Office of Archives and History North Carolina Department of cultural Resources, Raleigh, NC.  2007

*  Jones, Paul E.  Forgotten Boys of the CCC Who Enlisted as Boys and were Discharged as Men.  2004

* Kiefer, E. Kay and Paul E. Fellows. Hobnail Boots and Khaki Suits: A Brief Look at the Great Depression and the Civilian Conservation Corps as Seen through the Eyes of Those Who Were There. 1983.

*  Kresek, Ray. Fire Lookouts of the Northwest.  1984.  
*  Larkin, Joe.  FDR's Tree Army.  Valley County History Press.  2008

* Lacy, Leslie Alexander. The Soil Soldiers: The Civilian Conservation Corps in the Great
Depression. Radnor, PA: Chilton Book Company,1976.

*  Lange, Howard L. M.D. The CCC: A Humanitarian Endeavor during the Great Depression.
New York: Vantage Press, 1984.

*  Laven, Edward E.  The Nez Perce National Forest Story.  Northwest Interpretie Assoc.  p.  39-40. 

*  Kolvet, Renee Corona and Ford, Victoria, The Civilian Conservation Corps in Nevada . University of Nevada Press, 2006

*  Maher, Neil M.  Nature's New Deal.  Oxford University Press, 2008.  

*  Matthews, Judy  and Beardshall, Ann Hardy.  3 Hots and a Cot - CCC Camp Unit 1388 P-53, Bastian, VA.  Bland County Historical Society (VA).  Copyright 2012

*  McBridge, Dennis.  Hard Work and Farm from Home.  The CCC at Lake Meade, NM.  Bolder Images.  1995.

McEntee, James J. Now They Are Men: The Story of the CCC.
Washington: National Home Library Foundation, 1940.

*  Melzer, Richard.  Coming of Age in the Great Depression The Civilian Conservation Corps Experience in New Mexico, 1933-1942.  Yucca Tree Press, 2000.

*  Merrill, Perry H. Roosevelt’s Forest Army: A History of the Civilian Conservation Corps, 1933-1942. Montpelier, VT: Perry H. Merrill, 1981.

*  Mielnik, Tara Mitchell.  New Deal, New Landscape The Civilian Conservation Corps and South Carolina's State Parks.  South Carolina History Press.  2011

*  Monson, Don.  Autogiography of a World War Two Tailhooker.  2005  (Pages 4-8, Co. 1653, Camp Lakewood, WI)

*  Moore, Robert J. The Civilian Conservation Corps in Arizona ’s Rim Country: Working in the Woods. University of Nevada Press, 2006  

*  Moore, Robert J.  Devil’s Lake Wisconsin and the Civilian Conservation Corps.  Cjarleston London, The History Press.   2011

*  Nolte, M. Chester ed. 
Civilian Conservation Corps: The Way We Remember It, 1933 – 1942:  Paducah, KY: Turner Printing. NACCCA 1990.

*  Nolte, M. Chester ed. We Can Take It.  NACCCA - 60th Memorial Celebration
*  O'Brien, James Dewey.  An American Experience: The First Ninety-Three Years.  Otter Bay Books, Baltimore, MD.  2010.  (Chapter 3)

*  Oliver, A.C., Jr., Dudley, Harold M. This New America - The Story of the C.C.C.  Longman, Green and Co. 1937.
Osborne, Peter.  Images of America - High Point State Park and the Civilian Conservation Corps Charleston, SC :Arcadia Publishing, 2002

*  Osborne, Peter.  Images of America - Promised Land State Park. Arcadia Publishing 2006.  Minisink Valley Historical Society. 

Osborne, Peter. We Can Take It!. n The Roosevelt Tree Army At New Jersey's High Point State Park, 1933-1941. Bloomington, Indiana: 1st Books Library

*  Paige,  John C. The Civilian Conservation Corps and the National Park Service, 1933-1942.  An Administrative History.  NPS, 1985.  

*  Pasquill, Robert, Jr.  The Civilian Conservatioin Corps in Alabama, 1933-1942.  A Great and Lasting Good. University of Alabama Press.  2008.   

*  Pfaff. Christine.  Reclamation Managing Water in the West.  The Bureau of Reclamation and the Civilian Conservation Corps:  1933-1942.  Department of Interior.  2010

*  Pike, Leslie Francis. Letters from a CCC Peevie.  Printed by Waters Publications Inc. Columbia, MO.  1983
*  Podskoch, Martin.  Adirondack Civilian Conservation Corps Camps: History Memories & Legacy of the CCC   Podskoch Press, 43 O'Neill Ln, East Hampton, CT  06424.  2011.
* Purvis, Louis Lester.  The Ace in the Hole  ABrief History of Company 818 fo the Civilian Conservation Corps.  1989

*  Reich, Edwin W.  Camp Ellsworth Wisconsin.  Company #3669 SCS-3, 1935-1942.   2001

*  Reynalds, Gerald.  The Woodpecker War.  1977
Rudeen, Marlys Ed. The Civilian Conservation Corps Camp Papers: A Guide.  Chicago: The Center for Research Libraries, 1991.

*  Ryan, J.C. The CCC and Me.  Duluth, MN: J.C. Ryan, 1987.

*  Salmond, John A. Civilian Conservation Corps, 1933-1942: A New Deal Case Study.  Duke University Press.  1967.

*  Savage, Christine E.  New Deal Adobe. The Civilian Conservation Cors and the Reconstruction of Mission LaPurisma 1934-42.   1991.

Speakman, Joseph M. At Work in Penn's Woods: The Civilian Conservation Corps in Pennsylvania. Penn State University Press, 2006.

Sanders, Peggy.  Images of America: Wind Cave National Park - The First 100 Years. Arcadia Publishing, 2003

*  Sanders, Peggy.  The Civilian Conservation Corps In and Around the Black Hills. Arcadia Publishing, 2004.

* Schlenken, Norman, Wetherington, Wilkins.  In the Public Interest The Civilian Conservation Corps in Maine. 
*  Schuller, Mary J.  The Soldiers of Poverty.  

*  Schultz, Michael John, PhD.  In the Shadow of the Trees - CCC Camp One Allegheny National Forest.  Thomaston, ME: Dan River Press, 1997.

*  Shean, Marion. My Life in the Civilian Conservation Corps Camp S-122 Co. 1241 Boonville, NY.  Copyrighted Marion Francis Shean.  Last Chance Publishing, June 18, 2007.
*  Smith, Kathy Mays.   Gold Medal CCC Company 1538:  A Documentary. Backbone of our nation and our military. Turner Publishing Co., 2001  

*  Sommer, Barbara W.  Hard Work and a Good Deal: The Civilian Conservation Corps in Minnesota.  St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2008.

*  Steely, James Wright. The Civilian Conservation Corps in Texas State Parks.   Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. 1986.
Steely, James Wright.  Parks for Texas: Enduring Landscapes of the New Deal.  Austin: University of Texas Press, 1998.
*  Sundergill, James E.  Carry On!  The Life Adventures of Joe Davis.  (CCC experience p. 23-40) 

*  Symon, Charles A.  We Can Do It!  A History of the CCC in Michigan 1933-1942.    1983

Utley, Dan K. and James W. Steely.  Guided with a Steady Hand:  The Cultural Landscape of a Rural Texas Park.  Waco: Baylor University Press, 1998. 

 * White, William G.  The Civilian Conservation Corps in Clark County Nevada;  An Historical Overview and Content.  Harry Reid Center for Environmental Studies, University of Nevada, Las Vegas.  May 2003

 *  Wirth, Conrad.  Parks, Politics and the People.  1980

*  York, Howard F.  I Can't Forget.  CCC Experiences in Co. 726, Reform, AK, 1994.  

*  Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society.  The Morrow Brothers of MaComb, IL.  Vol. 104, No. 4 Winter 2011.   p. 336-369.   Illinois State Historical Society; Springfield, IL.  Printer:  William Street Press,  Decatur, IL..  

*  Nez Perce County Historical Society.  CCC Boys Remembered.  The Journal:  Historical Events in Nez Perce County and surrounding area.  

*  South Dakota History Spitj Dalpta State Historical Society.
  Vol. 8, Number 4, Fall 1978.  

*  Trinity 2007.  The Civilian Conservation Corps in Trinity County 1933-1942 (CA) Official Yearbook for Trinity County Historical Society, Weaverville, CA.

The Depression

Bernstein, Irving. A Caring Society: The New Deal, the worker, and the Great Depression, a History of the American Worker, 1933-1941.  
Boston Houghton Mifflin, 1985.

Berton, Pierre. The Great Depression 1929 – 1939.
Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1990.

*  Bienes, Dianne and Michael.  The WPA  

Clausen, John. American Lives: Looking Back at the Children of the Great Depression.
New York: Maxwell Macmillan International, 1993.

Cochran, Thomas Childs. The Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945.
Glenview, IL: Scott Foresman, 1968.

Daniels, Roger. The Bonus March: An Episode of the Great Depression.
Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Co., 1971.

Dubofsky, Melvyn and Stephen Burwood, ed. Agriculture During the Great Depression.
New York: Garland Publishers, 1990.

Dubofsky, Melvyn and Stephen Burwood, ed. Women and Minorities During the Great
Depression. New York: Garland Publishers, 1990.

Friedel, Frank. Launching the New Deal.
Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1937.

Goldston, Robert. The Great Depression: The United States in the Thirties.
Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., 1968.

Hearn, Charles. The American dream in the Great Depression.
Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1977.

Howard, Donald S. The WPA and Federal Relief Policy.
New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 1943.

Ickes, Harold L. The Secret Diary of Harold L. Ickes.
Three volumes. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1954.

Killigrew, John W. The Impact of the Great Depression on the Army.
New York: Garland, 1979.

Leuchtenburg, William E. Franklin Roosevelt and the New Deal, 1932 – 1940.
New York: Harper and Row, 1963.

McElvaine, Robert S. The Great Depression: America, 1929-1941.
New York: Times Books, 1984.

*  Mulvey, Deb. We Had Everything But Money.
Greendale, WI: Reminisce Books, 1992.

*  Pope, Rowena May. The Hungry Years.
Circle Pines, MT: Bold Blue Jay Press, 1982.

Rauch, Basil. The History of the New Deal.
New York: Creative Age Press, Inc., 1944.

Reiman, Richard A. The New Deal and American Youth: Ideas an Ideals in a Depression Decade.
Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1992.

Rose, Nancy Ellen. Put To Work: Relief Programs in the Great Depression.
New York: Monthly Review Press, 1994.

Rothbard, Murray Newton. American’s Great Depression.
Princeton, NJ: Van Nostrand, 1936.

*  Schlesinger, Arthur M., Jr. The Age of Roosevelt. (Vol. 2): The Coming of the New Deal.
Boston: Houghton Co., 1958.

Terkel, Studs. Hard Times: An Oral History of the Great Depression.
New York: Pantheon Books, 1970.

Watkins, Tom H. The Great Depression: America in the 1930’s.
First Edition. Boston: Little & Brown, 1993.  

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