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U.S. Civilian Conservation Corps

Identifier: Ms-0084

Scope and Contents

The collection contains material relating to the U.S. Civilian Conservation Corps, it includes an informational brochure about the program, and the bulk consists of a publication titled the Organ Echoes dating from 1936-1940. The Organ Echoes was published on a monthly basis and included informational updates about Company 3829, BR-39-N.


  • Majority of material found within 1936 - 1939

Biographical / Historical

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), created as part of the New Deal legislation initiated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1933, was a public work relief program for unemployed men designed to reduce high unemployment during the Great Depression. The CCC carried out a broad natural resource conservation program on national, state, and municipal lands from 1933 to 1942. The bulk of the collection contains to the camp publication, which was printed on a monthly basis to promote the ideals of the civilian conservation corps.


0.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials



The collection contains copies of the camp newspaper, Organ Echoes, for the College Center of the U. S. Civilian Conservation Corps in Las Cruces, NM.

Processing Information

Merleen Dibert, Sept. 1980 and reprocessed by Jennifer Olguin in October 2021.
Guide to the U.S. Civilian Conservation Corps
Merleen Dibert and Jennifer Olguin
September 1980
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Repository Details

Part of the New Mexico State University Library Archives and Special Collections Repository

Branson Hall
PO Box 30006
MSC 3475
Las Cruces New Mexico 88003 USA