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Trail projects moving forward in Yakutat

...of Fish and Game to cover crew time and materials.These projects will enable a planned AmeriCorps National Civilian Conservation Corps team next summer to do trail restoration, construction, park cleanups, interpretation and outreach, and...
Restoring the 'Center of Kasaan'

...century. The building has been re-shaked (roofed) at least twice, reworked and officially restored by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s. This labor of love has called on the commitment, creativity and craftsmanship of many skilled...
Totem Heritage gains its first Tsimshian pole

...early 20th centuries. The second generation includes poles commissioned by the federal government and the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s, like the ones featured at the Saxman and Totem Bight totem parks. The third generation, however...
Yax te totem begins life anew

...Clair, a Tlingit from Hoonah, originally carved the pole in 1941, with the help of two Auke Kwan men in the Civilian Conservation Corps. It was erected at Auke Rec in 1941 by the Indian Division of the CCC under the guidance of landscape architect...
Grant will speed restoration of Haida longhouse

...for its carvings inside.Like most wood structures do in the rain forest, it deteriorated over time.The Civilian Conservation Corps, a Depression-era work program, rebuilt it in the 1930s in Kasaan, a village on the eastern side of Prince...
Skaters take to the ice on Mendenhall Lake

...Monday, and said the safest place on the lake is near Skater's Cabin. The cabin was built in 1936 by the Civilian Conservation Corps as a warming hut for outdoor skaters, according to Forest Service archaeologist Myra Gilliam."In my skating...
Empire Editorial: Wrong bill, right idea heads back to committee, has a bit of a pie-in-the-sky feel. It is based on the 1930s-vintage Civilian Conservation Corps, and would put vets to work on federal lands building projects or planting trees. While not everyone needs...
Vets jobs bill bogs down in Senate committee.Supporters loosely modeled their proposal after the President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Civilian Conservation Corps used during the Great Depression to put people to work planting trees, building parks and constructing dams...
Resurrecting the Yax te totem

...with the help of two other men serving in the Civilian Conservation Corps. That same year, the pole was erected by the Indian Division of the Civilian Conservation Corps under the direction of Linn Forrest, who worked...
Historical photo: Totem Carver

Item 91: Postcard photograph labeled "Alaska Native totem carver," circa 1939, by Schallerer.It appears this image was taken during the Civilian Conservation Corps federal Works Relief Program when Tlingit and Haida carvers created Southeast Alaska's totem parks.
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