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Civilian Conservation Corps, Camp Bowers, Letters by Roscoe Sigley

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Collection Number: A&M.3713
Overview Six letters authored by CCC participant from Camp Bowers, Valley Head, West Virginia. Subjects includes projects and recreation at the Camp, and family matters.

Civilian Conservation Corps, Camp Diary

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Collection Number: A&M.2950
Overview Diary and photographs of Willard C. Westfall of Little Otter, West Virginia, who served with the Civilian Conservation Corps at Camp P-57 at Rupert, West Virginia. The journal begins with his training at Fort Knox and ends with his discharge from the Corps; it details day to day life in the camp. Also included is a songbook, "Standard Songs, Old and New", which was used in camp.

Civilian Conservation Corps, Company 3527, Records

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Collection Number: A&M.3269
Overview Records of Company 3527 of the Civilian Conservation Corps in Kingwood and Morgantown, West Virginia. Includes a 1936 newsletter "Mountaineer" and an undated photocopy of a Thanksgiving menu and roster from Camp Preston in Kingwood. Also includes a 1937 newsletter "Cooper Crier" and one photocopy of a 1941 newsletter "Rhododendron" from Camp Rhododendron in Morgantown. Newsletter articles include a history of Company 3527, educational news, editorials, sports, camp life, and humor.

Civilian Conservation Corps, Photographs of Camp Cranberry, Webster County

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Collection Number: A&M.3996
Overview Digital copies of 48 black and white photographs of Camp Cranberry, a Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp located in Webster County, West Virginia. CCC Company 525 operated at Camp Cranberry from 1933 to 1942, building roads, planting trees, and working on other forestry-related tasks. Subjects of photographs include enrollees, buildings, work sites, and equipment. Partial identification (initials or last names) is recorded for some of the enrollees in the photographs. The scans were made...

Civilian Conservation Corps, Scrapbook by Ivan C. Owens

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Collection Number: A&M.2788
Overview A scrapbook of the Civilian Conservation Corps - Soil Conservation Service kept by Ivan C. Owens, an agriculture extension agent and a soil erosion expert who became a soil conservation officer in charge of control projects. He headed area, district and state conservation offices for the U. S. Department of Agriculture in West Virginia. It contains clippings about the voluntary establishment by election of soil conservation districts formed by in-state farmers. Also there are clippings about...

Civilian Conservation Corps, West Virginia Camp Newsletters and Radio Program

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Collection Number: A&M.3898
Overview Newsletters and radio program of various Civilian Conservation Corps camps in West Virginia. Contains an issue of The Greenbrier Echo, published by Company 1539, Camp Greenbrier, Rupert, WV (1934 June); issues of the Police Up Gazette, published by Company 1538, Camp Wyoming [?], Pineville, WV (1935 July - 1936 April); an issue of The Mountaineer, published by Company 3527, Camp Preston, Kingwood,...

Elma H. Martin Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2634
Overview Correspondence, newsletters, news clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, and materials relating to the family of Elma Hicks Martin, originally of Webster Springs, West Virginia. The bulk of the material documents everyday life of Mrs. Martin's sisters, Mary Lee and Aretas Eudora Hicks. The former was a high school home economics teacher in Colorado, and the latter a home economics teacher at West Liberty State College, West Virginia. The correspondence of Mary Lee Hicks relates to her personal and...

Henry C. Wolfe, Engineer. Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.3969
Overview Papers of Henry ("Harry") C. Wolfe (b. ca. 1904), an electrical engineer who worked for the Forest Service and the Rural Electrification Administration. Includes correspondence (1933-1943), photographs (1920-1933, undated), publications (1946-2006), a small American flag (undated), and maps (ca. 1914-1976). Photograph subjects include Harry's surveyor job in Hardy County, West Virginia, as well as Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) work and CCC camp life in West Virginia. Publications...

Institute for the History of Technology and Industrial Archaeology Records

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Collection Number: A&M.3936
Overview Records of the Institute for the History of Technology and Industrial Archaeology (IHTIA), an organization affiliated with West Virginia University, including reports and research papers regarding the history of industrial technology and preservation of historical sites, particularly within West Virginia and the Mid-Atlantic region. See Historical Note for more information on the IHTIA. See Scope and Content Note for contents list.

John Wade Kidwell, Records and Photos Regarding Civilian Conservation Corps Work

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Collection Number: A&M.3877
Overview Records and photographs regarding John Wade Kidwell (1910-1978), of Davis, West Virginia. Includes original and facsimile government forms (1933-1943) and photographs (ca. 1933-1934) pertaining to Kidwell's work with the Civilian Conservation Corps from November 7, 1933 to September 30, 1934. He worked on Levi Jackson Wilderness Road State Park #4 with Company 566 in London, Kentucky. Photos depict Kidwell and his work gang, their camp, and a log cabin believed to be a former home of President...