Connie Ford McCann Civilian Conservation Corps CollectionAdd to your cart.

By Whitney Willis

Collection Overview

Title: Connie Ford McCann Civilian Conservation Corps CollectionAdd to your cart.
Predominant Dates: 1933-1934
ID: 01/ AR0240
Extent: 2.0 Boxes
Arrangement: This collection is in two boxes, 2534 and 2534 B.  Box 2534 is divided into 75 folders.  Box 2534 B contains 41 photographs.
Date Acquired: 00/00/2009. More info below under Accruals.
Languages: English


This collection includes a diary of Connie Ford McCann that he wrote while serving in the CCC, a transcript of the diary, a CCC discharge certificate, a letter of recommendation, scanned childhood photos of McCann, a CD with photos of McCann (1923-1933), newspaper clippings about McCann, a CCC publication, correspondence with J.B. Braziel, a biography of McCann, and photographs McCann took while he was in the CCC (c.1933/1934).

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Connie Ford McCann (1914-1998) joined the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in May of 1933.  He served two six-month tours with the CCC and was discharged in June of 1934.  While he worked for the CCC he kept a diary and took photographs which are available in this collection.

Collection Historical Note

The Civilian Conservation Corps was a New Deal public work relief program in the U.S. that operated from 1933 to 1942 for unemployed, unmarried men ages 18-25.  It provided jobs related to natural resouce conservation and development of government owned lands.

Access Information

Access Restrictions:

This collection is not restricted.

Use Restrictions:

Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Archives and Rare Books department. Copyright restrictions may apply.

Technical Access Note:

This collection contains two CDs.

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Administrative Information

Repository: Manuscripts
Accruals: 2009-011
Acquisition Source: Karen McCann Hett
Acquisition Method: Gift.
Preferred Citation: Connie Ford McCann Civilian Conservation Corps Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections
Processing Information: Entered 05/29/2014 by Whitney Willis.
Other Note: McCann CCC photograph collection on The Portal to Texas History
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