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Name: Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) (1937-1948)

Historical Note:

Established: As an independent agency by act of June 28, 1937 (50 Stat. 319).

Predecessor Agencies: Emergency Conservation Work (1933-37)

Transfers: To Federal Security Agency by Reorganization Plan No. I, effective July 1, 1939.

Functions: Provided employment and vocational training for unemployed youths and, to a lesser extent, for war veterans and Indians, through conservation and natural resources development work, and beginning in May 1940, defense work on military reservations and forest protection.

Abolished: By Labor-Federal Security Appropriation Act (56 Stat. 569), July 2, 1942, providing for liquidation by June 30, 1943. Liquidation appropriations continued through June 30, 1948.

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