A Civilian Conservation Corp Uniform An ‘Interesting Artifact’ At The Stearns History Museum [VIDEO]
ST. CLOUD - A uniform worn by a member of the Civilian Conservation Corp in the 1930's can be found at the Stearns History Museum in St. Cloud.
Curator Adam Smith says the CCC was created by Franklin Roosevelt during the Great Depression to help single men ages 18-25.
The CCC was set up as a way to help with some of the natural environment - replant trees, help with soil conservation projects, etc. They did a lot of the work on the north shore area.
Smith says it was similar to the WPA projects. And, it was run similar to an army camp.
Once a month WJON news highlights another "interesting artifact" that you can find at the Stearns History Museum.