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Lt. Col. Henry B. Scott describes his experiences as a camp commander in the CCC at Mammoth Cave National Park, Camps 1 and 4. Topics include training at the salary system, duties as a leader, racial tension, military, camp projects, bedbugs, returning to civilian life, recreation for workers,...

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The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was a United States public work relief program that operated from 1933 to 1942 for unemployed, unmarried men from relief families. A part of the New Deal of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, it provided unskilled manual labor jobs related to the conservation...

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90 minutes. African American Mr. W. A. Howard discusses his slave ancestors and his grandfather's enlistment with Union troops in Owensboro during the Civil War. He describes his experience in World War II. He discusses farming, segregation, the Civil Rights Movement, and change over time...

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