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Letter, Translation, Elizabeth Hoehne to "Dear Children"

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Boehne Aug. 25, 1868 Dear Children, I wish you God's richest blessings as a greeting and the Lord Jesus for comfort. Dear Henry and…

Woody Guthrie

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Woody Guthrie wrote and sang songs in response to the social and economic hardships that he and millions of other Americans faced during and after the Great Depression. His song "I Ain't Got No Home in This World Anymore" describes in musical form…

Civilian Conservation Corps 1933-1942

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Rabideau Civilian Conservation Corps Camp, Recreation Hall, County Road 39, Blackduck, Beltrami County, MN

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At the end of 1929 the United States of America was hit by what has been substantially the largest economic crisis of the country. This has been recognized as being The Great Depression, where over 25% of United States citizens were unemployed, many…

CCC Infographic

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The collaborative camps built wildlife shelters, stocked rivers and lakes fish, built parks, planted trees, and worked hard to rejuvenate nature and the state parks we have known it for the past 80 years (History.com).

Not only were these hard…