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Nebraska and the CCC

by Suzanne "Sue" [Sarver] Williams


The book describes life in the Civil Conservation Corps [CCC] during the 1930's. There were over 50 CCC camps across Nebraska, several of which served as POW camps during WWII.

In the 270 pages, there are more than 100 photographs from the Camps depicting camp life.

The author used oral histories from over 45 former CCC enrollees and their families. She traveled to Colorado, Kansas, Missouri & Illinois, as well as throughout Nebraska to be able to talk with the men personally. 

Genealogists will find the index containing over 1,100 names to be of interest.

Includes Camps: 

  • Beatrice
  • Blair
  • Bridgeport
  • Chadron
  • Columbus
  • Denton
  • Fairbury
  • Franklin
  • Fullerton
  • Hebron
  • Humboldt
  • Lebanon, Kansas
  • Madison
  • Pawnee City
  • Tecumseh
  • Valentine
  • Weeping Water

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