Co. 1387, NP-3 Skyline Drive

Camp Library – Co. 1387 Skyline Drive, Shenandoah National Park, VA 

Civilian Conservation Corps Books


  • 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, 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 
  • 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
  • Duxbury, 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 Conservation Corps.  1982   


F – G


  • 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. 
  • Hayden, Ernest A.  The Civilian Conservation Corps.  1985.  
  • 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.
  • Kolvet, Renee Corona and Ford, Victoria, The Civilian Conservation Corps  in Nevada.  University of Nevada Press, 2006
  • 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 Interpretive Assoc.  p.  39-40.
  • 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.
  • 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.  Charleston 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 – Promised Land State Park. Arcadia Publishing 2006.  Minisink Valley Historical Society.



  • 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  A Brief 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
  • 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.  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

T – U


  • 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.
V – W
  • 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

X – Y – Z

  • York, Howard F.  I Can’t Forget.  CCC Experiences in Co. 726, Reform, AR, 1994.

CCC Fiction 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
  • Ingold Jeanette.  Hitch   (Becoming a man takes work).  Harcourt Publications, 2005.
  • Jamerson, William.  Big Shoulders.  2007.
  • *Schatzer,Jeffery L.  Fires in the Wilderness.



CCC - Other Publish Documents

  • 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 South Dakota 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

  • 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