Learn why some say the CCC saved America
Please tell your parents, your grandparents, a friend to come and share their stories.
Bring your older children so they too can learn about the work of young America during the 1930's and the important part the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) played during a critical time in our nations history.
SPEAKING SCHEDULE 2013
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September: Alberquerque Museum -"Idle Artists of the Geat Depression - A Pictorial Record of the CCC", sponsored by the New Deal Preservation Organization
August 9th: University of Oregon in Portland, Oregon -" CCC Legacy" " Stories Carved in Cedar: Art and the Civilian Conservation Corps Legacy | Oregon Artist, Arthur Clough (1891-1977) The public is invited to a multimedia presentation, “Stories Carved in Cedar: Art and the CCC Legacy,” at the University of Oregon in Portland on Thursday, August 9, at 6 p.m. The lecture will focus on Oregon artist Arthur Clough, known for his carved wooden panels created in the 1930s for a federal art program that hired artists during the Depression to help ease unemployment.
“Stories Carved in Cedar” is a presentation by Kathleen Duxbury, visiting researcher from New Jersey; Kenneth O'Connell, emeritus University of Oregon professor; and woodcarver Mark Humpal of Mark Humpal Fine Art in Portland. The lecture will take place in Room 150 at the White Stag Block, 70 Northwest Couch St, Portland
Fort Lee Historic Park - " The Boys of Bergen" (Hudson Terrace just south of George WashingtonBridge).Reception 7 pm, Multi-Media presentation and talk at 7:30 pm. Sponsored by the New JerseyPalisades Interstate Park. 201-768-1360 ext 110 March 22, 2012 -
Nanuet Public Library - "The Boys of Bergen" 149 Church Street, Nanuet, NY 10954, 7 pm Multi-Media presentation and talk. Sponsored by the Adirondack Mountain Club NJR Chapter.