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President Franklin Roosevelt in Shenandoah National Park

President Franklin Roosevelt in Shenandoah National Park

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Harpers Ferry, National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection

President Franklin Roosevelt in Shenandoah National Park

President Franklin D. Roosevelt visits a Civilian Conservation Core camp in the Shenandoah National Park. One of Roosevelt’s New Deal programs, the CCC employed 3 million men during the Great Depression to improve parks nationwide by planting trees, building roads and bridges, and both building new structures and restoring historic ones.

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