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Webster M. Pidgeon Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) papers (2000-55)

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Rhode Island State Archives
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Providence, RI 02903
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Inventory

Series 1. Papers and Ephemera
Box 1, Folder 1-13
This series primarily consists of materials related to the National Association of Civilian Conservation Corps Alumni including a copy of the Rhode Island Temporary Charter Certificate, souvenir programs from national conventions and meeting packets. The series also includes press clippings and a CCC recruits' hat.

Container Description Date
Box 1, Folder 1 Temporary Charter Certificate
Contents Note:

Charter NACCA (National Association of Civilian Conservation Corps Alumni for the Rhode Island Yankee Chapter No. 109 located in Rhode Island.


1984 October 10
Box 1, Folder 2 CCC Souvenir Program Book of the 1985 National Convention in Little Rock, Arkansas
Contents Note:

Includes photographs


1985 September 23-27
Box 1, Folder 3 Brief History of the Civilian Conservation Corps (5th edition)
1983 April
Box 1, Folder 4 National Association of CCC Alumni, Eighth Biennial Convention Program
Contents Note:

National Association of CCC Alumni, Eighth Biennial Convention Program, July 15-22, 1999 at the University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland.


1999 July 15-22
Box 1, Folder 5 National Association of CCC Alumni, Sixth Biennial Convention Program
Contents Note:

National Association of CCC Alumni, Sixth Biennial Convention Program, September 11-15, 1989 in Dayton, Ohio


1989 September 11-15
Box 1, Folder 6 Americorps, National Civilian Conservation Corps Member Application Packet
1993
Box 1, Folder 7 Sixth Biennial Convention meeting packet
1989
Box 1, Folder 8 1999 National Convention/Reunion of the NACCC Alumni
Contents Note:

1999 National Convention/Reunion of the NACCC Alumni, August 30-31, September 1, 1999 in Mystic CT, 06355


1999 August 30-1999 September 1
Box 1, Folder 9 NACCCA Journal
Contents Note:

NACCCA Journal, Vol. 22, Nos. 9 - 12, Vol. 23, Nos. 1-4 (1999-2000)


1999-2000
Box 1, Folder 10 Civilian Conservation Corps Official Annual
Contents Note:

Civilian Conservation Corps Official Annual 1937 (Third C.C.C. District, First Corp Area) - District Headquarters, Fort Devens, Massachusetts. Includes clipping from the South County Independent, August 6, 1998 - The CCC Built Men and Planted Self-Respect.


1937, 1998
Box 1, Folder 11 CCC recruits’ hat
Contents Note:

CCC recruits’ hat, WWI army wool material, forest green. Emblem is forest green on yellow.


Box 1, Folder 12 Clippings
Contents Note:

Clippings, 1993, Providence Journal, July 16, Friday CCC Vets Call for Rebirth.


1993
Box 1, Folder 13 Copy of Map of Charleston
Contents Note:

Copy of Map of Charleston reproduced from the Beers Atlas, 1870.


1870

Series 2. Photographs
Box 2, Folder 1-3
Includes three photograph albums.

Container Description Date
Box 2, Folder 1 Photograph Album
Contents Note:

Photograph Album - - mixed photographs, black and white and color, Polaroid's, photos of the period [1937?] of the Rhode Island Beach Pond Camp SP (State Park)-1, 1186 Company CCC- in magnetic album -views of the camp and includes photographs of signs at other sites. Includes 1999 membership list from the NACCCA Yankee Chapter 109. 1 album, 39 photographs


circa 1937
Box 2, Folder 2 Photograph Album of Frank Fields
Contents Note:

Photograph Album of Frank Fields, 141 Co. CCC, Charlestown, RI - many from Burlingame Camp SP-2, Watchaug Pond, Westerly RI, 1936 - [1938]. Includes a few images showing the destruction of the 1938 Hurricane in Westerly. 1 album, 68 black-and-white photographs.


1936-1938
Box 2, Folder 3 Photograph Album of Webster Pidgeon
Contents Note:

Photograph Album of Webster Pidgeon - shows black and white views of Alaska and the building of the Alaska Highway (Alcan Project) 1942. Includes booklet - The Alaska Highway: A Saga of the North, 1943. 1 album, 167 black-and-white photographs.


1942-1943