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PATRON + News from November 17, 1931 reveals the difficulties Alabamians had during the Great Depression

News from the Times Daily, Florence, Alabama November 17, 1931 In the midst of the Great Depression, with unemployment everywhere, the hope of any…

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PATRON + UPDATED WITH PODCAST Alabama was the 1st home for two programs that helped married men during the depression

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was a public work relief program that operated from 1933 to 1942 in the United States for unemployed, unmarried men from relief families…

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PATRON + This man from Springville, Alabama became head of one of the largest programs in the United States and most people don’t know his name.

Did you or your parents participate in this program? Share your experiences in the comments below. June 26, 1935 was an important day for…