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
Genealogists will find the index containing over 1,100 names to be of
- Lebanon, Kansas
- Pawnee City
- Weeping Water