The Resource New Deal, new landscape : the Civilian Conservation Corps and South Carolina's state parks, Tara Mitchell Mielnik, (ebook)

New Deal, new landscape : the Civilian Conservation Corps and South Carolina's state parks, Tara Mitchell Mielnik, (ebook)

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New Deal, new landscape : the Civilian Conservation Corps and South Carolina's state parks
Title
New Deal, new landscape
Title remainder
the Civilian Conservation Corps and South Carolina's state parks
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Tara Mitchell Mielnik
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eng
Summary
"Tara Mitchell Mielnik fills a significant gap in the history of the New Deal South by examining the lives of the men of South Carolina's Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) who from 1933 to 1942 built sixteen state parks, all of which still exist today. Enhanced with revealing interviews with former state CCC members, Mielnik's illustrated account provides a unique exploration into the Great Depression in the Palmetto State and the role that South Carolina's state parks continue to play as architectural legacies of a monumental New Deal program. In 1933, thousands of unemployed young men and World War I veterans were given the opportunity to work when Emergency Conservation Work (ECW), one of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal programs, came to South Carolina. Renamed the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1937, the program was responsible for planting millions of trees in reforestation projects, augmenting firefighting activities, stringing much-needed telephone lines for fire prevention throughout the state, and terracing farmland and other soil conservation projects. The most visible legacies of the CCC in South Carolina are many of the state's national forests, recreational areas, and parks. Prior to the work of the CCC, South Carolina had no state parks, but, from 1933 to 1942, the CCC built sixteen. Mielnik's briskly paced and informative study gives voice to the young men who labored in the South Carolina CCC and honors the legacy of the parks they built and the conservation and public recreation values these sites fostered for modern South Carolina."
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Midwest
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Mielnik, Tara Mitchell
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333.78/309757
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)
  • Parks
  • Conservation of natural resources
  • Electronic books
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adult
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New Deal, new landscape : the Civilian Conservation Corps and South Carolina's state parks, Tara Mitchell Mielnik, (ebook)
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multicolored
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txt
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
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9781611172027
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12070965
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remote
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12070965
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MWT12070965
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
New Deal, new landscape : the Civilian Conservation Corps and South Carolina's state parks, Tara Mitchell Mielnik, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781611172027
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12070965
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12070965
System control number
MWT12070965
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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