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CCC Camp Chapman Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3071

This collection consists of 12 photographs of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp Chapman 1460, located near Sevierville, Tenn. Photographs depict the camp buildings and the people who worked there. One of the photographs is dated February 27, 1934 and the others appear to come from the same time period.

Dates

  • circa 1934

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection consists of 12 photographs of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp Chapman 1460, located near Sevierville, Tenn. Photographs depict the camp buildings and the people who worked there.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Civilian Conservation Corps was a New Deal program designed to give employment to young men during the Depression. These employees worked on such conservation projects as planting trees and fighting soil erosion. The program lasted from 1933 to 1942, when the war put an end to it. Camp Chapman (Co. 1460) in Sevierville, Tenn. was founded on June 2, 1933.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

Collection was purchased by the University of Tennessee Libraries, Knoxville, Special Collections on March 25, 2007.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480