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African-American CCCers Practice Radio Communications

In this 1933 photograph, young men study radio operations at a Civilian Conservation Corps camp for African-American men in Kane, Pennsylvania. After work hours, enrollees were encouraged to take educational and vocational classes that might help them find employment after they were discharged from the CCC.

Source | Civilian Conservation Corps, "Civilian Conservation Corps, Kane, Pennsylvania, Co. 2314-C: radio cade practice, ca. 1933," Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum,
Creator | Civilian Conservation Corps
Item Type | Photograph
Cite This document | Civilian Conservation Corps, “African-American CCCers Practice Radio Communications,” SHEC: Resources for Teachers, accessed December 9, 2022,

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