WPA/CCC Repository Information

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District of Columbia Bound volumes of the weekly newspaper- Happy Days-- are particularly valuable and can be found in RG 35 at Entry 18, National Archives, Washington, DC.
Illinois CCC camp newspapers are on microfilm at Chicago's Center for Research Libraries

The Iron Range Research Center in Chisholm, MN has collected CCC alumni oral histories and maintains a permanent exhibit with materials from alumni at the site. The alumni group still meets regularly and includes members from throughout Northern Minnesota.

The Otter Tail County Historical Society in Fergus Falls, Minnesota also did extensive interviews with CCC members from the county as part of the research for The New Deal at the Grass Roots: Programs for the People in Otter Tail County, Minnesota" by Dr. D. Jerome Tweten (available from Minnesota Historical Society Press).

Texas Oral history interviews of CCC veterans can be found at Univ. of North Texas in Denton and Baylor Univ. in Waco.

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