Turning "The Picture a Whole Lot" : The CCC Invasion of Southeastern Utah, 1933-1942
Utah Historical Quarterly
Salt Lake City, UT
Utah Historical Society
The article examines the outcomes of the public work relief program Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in southeastern Utah from 1933 to 1942. Topics covered include the factors that contributed to CCC's success in the region including climate and the issues of overgrazing and erosion, the cultural exchanges between CCC members and the people of San Juan and Grand counties, and the story of program failure in leadership, discipline and accomplishment in the Arches CCC Camp from 1940-1942.