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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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-13/grant-will-speed-restoration-haida-long
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-05-03/chief-shakes-tribal-house-dedication-cele
Art
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 many...house for a moment. As the Civilian Conservation Corps did work to West Turner...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-05-10/cabin-lake
Outdoors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-08-30/soboleff-center-design-reflects-past-an
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-11-19/skaters-take-ice-mendenhall-lake
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-04-24/canoes-leave-douglas-wrangell
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-06-28/local-scouts-summit-mount-edgecumbe
Outdoors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-03-03/accumulated-fragments-bear-man-admi
Neighbors
Photo: Auke Bay totem in 1915

...taken of R. Waino Hendrickson and L.J. "Sim" MacKinnon in 1915 with a totem in Auke Bay. In 1938 the Civilian Conservation Corps began working with Native foremen to help replicate weathered, damaged and destroyed totems similar to the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032803/loc_historypix.shtml
News
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.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-10-24/totem-carver
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