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That Magnificent Army of Youth and Peace

The Civilian Conservation Corps in North Carolina, 1933-1942

By Harley E. Jolley

That Magnificent Army of Youth and Peace

Approx. 174 pp., 8.5 x 11, 90 halftones and bitmaps

  • Paperback ISBN: 978-0-8652-6329-1
    Published: January 2007

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Distributed for the North Carolina Office of Archives and History

In this landmark study, the establishment of the CCC in North Carolina is discussed, camp life is recounted in great detail, and the accomplishments of the Corps are examined. Separate chapters present the involvement of African Americans and the Cherokee in North Carolina's CCC efforts. Ninety black-and-white illustrations bring the story of that magnificent army to life.