JAMES F. JUSTIN CIVILIAN CONSERVATION CORPS MUSEUM

ANECDOTES EXHIBIT

     The Following are anecdotes provided by CCC veterans or their family members.  Each contains a story which is interesting, informative or just funny.  Also included are songs, jokes and tall tales to provide the flavor of the CCC life as well as the facts.

13 HOURS A.W.O.L. A story from Ed Braun of Company 3556 D.G.115 (Division of Grazing), Greenriver Utah

A Flush Beats a Full House, Bruce Barron, Camp Leaf, U.S. Forest Service (new 1/01)

Aunt Jemima on the Run A story by James Justin of Co. 1229 Camp SCS-6 Machias NY

Barracks  A story from Ed Braun of Company 3556 D.G.115 (Division of Grazing), Greenriver Utah

Bed Check A story by James Justin of  Co. 1229 Camp SCS-6 Machias NY

Camp near Falls City, Unknown Company, Unkown Camp, Falls City, Oregon (new 05/21/07)

Camps Old Hickory, Company 3416, Monroe, North Carolina & Company 4478, Lancaster, South Carolina (new 1/31/01)

CCC Defined A factoid by D. Foot, Vogel State Park Staff, Ga

Dances with the CCC, Dee Ringer, Machias, New York

The Dequilled Porcupine, Story from Ralph A. "Sparky" Reeves, Companies 2904 & 1305,  Camp Devil's Flat (LEM),  Roseburg, Oregon / Camp Diamond Lake, Roseburg Oregon / Camp Rand, Grants Pass, Oregon (New 2/8/99)

Facts of Life, Arthur Lien, CCCman, Company 1723, Walker, Minnesota

Family Life in the CCC's, Ervin J. Summey, Big Springs, Cleveland, TN (New 5/17/99)

Footlockers, The CCC Enrollees Storage Space, Curator et al (updated 4/16/01)

Go West Young Man A story from Ed Braun of Company 3556 D.G.115 (Division of Grazing), Greenriver Utah

Government Issue A story from Ed Braun of Company 3556 D.G.115 (Division of Grazing), Greenriver Utah

Hitch In Hell, CCC Song to the Tune of When the Work's all done this fall (new 3/26/06)

Home Made Cooking on the Farm for the CCC Boys, Bernard Rice, Holland, New York

Lunch In The Field A story from Ed Braun of Company 3556 D.G.115 (Division of Grazing), Greenriver Utah

Mutiny at West Orange, Company 1281, Camp SP-7, South Mountain Reservation, West Orange, New Jersey

Oh Yeah? A story by James Justin of Co. 1295, Camp MC-54, Magnolia DE

On to Greylock Song, Company 107, Song in History of Camp by Mt. Greylock, SP-7, Adams, MA also Savoy, MA

Physics and Watermelons A story from Ed Braun of Company 3556 D.G.115 (Division of Grazing), Greenriver Utah

Poetry in Motion A story from Ed Braun of Company 3556 D.G.115 (Division of Grazing), Greenriver Utah

Rattle Snake Cage, D. Shields, Company 353, Camp S-53, Brookville, Pa

Reveille & Assembly A story from Ed Braun of Company 3556 D.G.115 (Division of Grazing), Greenriver Utah

Roosevelt's Road, Andrew Tweedie, CCC Senior Foreman, Saratoga National Battlefield Park

Tavern at Towanda, Company 1377, Camp S-103-PA, Laquin, Pa.

The American Experience, Riding the Rails A transcript from a film with some CCC related anecdotes and biographies Use Back Key to Return (archived version, original gone)

The Best Seat in The House A story from Ed Braun of Company 3556 D.G.115 (Division of Grazing), Greenriver Utah

The CCCs, A Poem By Robert L. Robeson, NACCCA National Secretary, CCCMan, Company 1852, Camp F-24-WY, Camp Wapiti, Wyoming

The Only Female CCC Enrollee, by Bob Robeson, NACCCA National Secretary, CCCMan, Company 1852, Camp F-24-WY, Camp Wapiti, Wyoming (new 4/8/01)

The Skiing Legacy of the CCC, by David Goodman, Ski Magazine

Still Frozen Waters A story by James Justin of Co. 1229 Camp SCS-6 Machias NY

Uncompagre Plateau A story from C.N. Guerriere, Colorado

We Have Done Our Hitch In Hell, A Poem By June Berdet Denman, CCC Enrollee, Oro Grande, New Mexico

What became of a Camp, Company 2863, Camp SCS-22, Cave Creek Canyon, Chiricahua National Monument, Portal, Arizona (new 4/4/01)

What We Did For A Dollar A Day, A Poem By John Derden, CCC Enrollee 1937-1939

Who Done It?, Story from Ralph A. "Sparky" Reeves, Companies 2904 & 1305,  Camp Devil's Flat (LEM),  Roseburg, Oregon / Camp Diamond Lake, Roseburg Oregon / Camp Rand, Grants Pass, Oregon (New 2/8/99)

Work Detail  A story from Ed Braun of Company 3556 D.G.115 (Division of Grazing), Greenriver Utah

Yeah, But What About The Food? A story by James Justin of Co. 1229 Camp SCS-6 Machias NY

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