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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
Local | 100 Anniversary
Off the beaten path cabins and nine shelters available to the public along the route, which was originally developed by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the 1930s. The Territorial Sportsmen originally constructed some of the cabins along the route in the...


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