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Giant City State Park and the Civilian Conservation Corps

Kay Rippelmeyer-Tippy

Giant City State Park and the Civilian Conservation Corps

a history in words and pictures

by Kay Rippelmeyer-Tippy

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Published by Southern Illinois University Press in Carbondale .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) -- Illinois -- Giant City State Park -- History,
  • Giant City State Park (Ill.) -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementKay Rippelmeyer-Tippy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF547.J2 R56 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23223720M
    ISBN 100809329212
    ISBN 109780809329212
    LC Control Number2009018011
    OCLC/WorldCa320895018

    history of a giant city state park and the CCC and what they did and I wanted to put it into a different form of entertainment. So I took Kay Ripplemeyer's book, Giant City State Park and the civil conservation corps and kinda looked at the dates that the index, the timeline that they had and of all the dates and all the events that the CCC did. DOCUMENT RESUME ED SE AUTHOR Paige, John C. TITLE The Civilian Conservation Corps and the National Park. Service, An Administrative History. INSTITUTION National Park Service (Dept. of Interior).

    By Kay Rippelmeyer, Published on 01/01/ Recommended Citation. Rippelmeyer, Kay, "Giant City State Park and the Civilian Conservation Corps: a history in words and pictures" (). Kay Rippelmeyer, a southern Illinois native, is a former lecturer, researcher, and academic advisor in the College of Liberal Arts at Southern Illinois University Carbondale and the author of Giant City State Park and the Civilian Conservation Corps: A History in Words and Pictures.A program liaison for the Illinois Humanities Council, she has researched southern Illinois history for more than.

    Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Worker Statues A few days after solving the bank problem, Pres. Roosevelt addressed another economic and environment problem with hopes of saving our horrendous land situation by putting some five million jobless young men to work restoring our land.   Full E-book The New Deal s Forest Army: How the Civilian Conservation Corps Worked (How Things.


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“Giant City State Park and the Civilian Conservation Corps provides new insight into a significant part of our national history. Kay Rippelmeyer understands the difficult conditions of the s and imparts that understanding to her readers.”—David Kenney, coauthor of Death Underground:The Centralia and West Frankfort Mine Disasters “Kay Rippelmeyer’s account of the history of 5/5(4).

One of these programs was the Civilian Conservation Corps or CCC. Begun inthe CCC was a program in which young men could enroll to work on outdoor projects and improvements such as construction of roads, bridges, reservoirs, dams, levees, and other conservation projects in State Parks and National Forests, as well as other rural areas.

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Many recognize Giant City State Park as one of the premier recreation spots in southern Illinois, with its unspoiled forests, glorious rock formations, and famous sandstone lodge.

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Drawing on more than thirty years of meticulous research, Kay Rippelmeyer details the Depression-era history of the simultaneous creation of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and the Shawnee National Forest in southern Illinois.

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Yet it wasn't until towhen the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) operated its three work camps, that man blazed his most notable trail in the park's history. The CCC's work since then has been enjoyed by millions of park visitors to its stone picnic shelters, trails throughout the park, and the massive Giant City Lodge.

Here they walk through the park's namesake rock formations, car years ago by the melting waters of a Pleistocene glacier that stopped a mere miles from the park. Yet it wasn't until towhen the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) operated its three work camps, that man blazed his most notable trail in the park's history.The first, Giant City State Park, was published in Plans are imminent for the release of The Civilian Conservation Corps in Southern Illinois in fall of which cumulates research on 26 CCC camps in the lower 17 counties of southern Illinois.The Civilian Conservation Corps in Arizona's Rim Country: working in the woods by Robert J Moore () Giant City State Park and the Civilian Conservation Corps: .