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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...
Chief Shakes Tribal House dedication celebration ongoing in Wrangell

...began in April 2012, and was undertaken to restore the previous Tribal House, constructed in 1940 by the Civilian Conservation Corps, which had become weakened by time and weather. Except for minor repairs, no major reconstruction had taken...
Canoes leave Douglas for Wrangell

...House on Shakes Island, a replica of a traditional clan house, was completed in 1940. Work was done by the Civilian Conservation Corps, assisted by Stikine Tlingit laborers and carvers."Canoes came from all over Southeast Alaska from the different...
A cabin on the lake

...originally constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s and 40s and...his time working with the Civilian Conservation Corps, he helped design for a moment. As the Civilian Conservation Corps did work to West Turner Lake...
Local scouts summit Mount Edgecumbe

...headed up the trail at 7 a.m., hiking down a pathway that was originally constructed in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps. It is now maintained by the USFS and is in excellent condition. The trail follows about five miles of gently...
Soboleff Center design reflects past and future

...President Paul Voelckers said company founder Linn Forrest came to Alaska in 1934 to join the efforts of the Civilian Conservation Corps, specifically the push to restore Alaska Native clan houses and totem poles throughout the region."He came...
Accumulated fragments: The Bear Man of Admiralty Island: Part 4

...was almost all federal land, it was ripe for the New Deal make work programs. By the late 1930s hundreds of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) recruits were busy building tourist facilities up at the lakes. Cabins, camp sites, and a large...
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...


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