FDR - Saving a Generation: the Three C's

FDR - Saving a Generation: the Three C's

by Sandra Campbell

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FDR - Saving a Generation: the Three C's by Sandra Campbell

"FDR - Saving a Generation: The Three C's," is a mixture of fact and fiction (faction) based on Lawrence E. Rapson's three tours of duty in Northern Michigan's Civilian Conservation Corps. Eleanor Roosevelt stated that the Civilian Conservation Corps "saved a generation of young men." For only one dollar a day, the men of The Civilian Conservation Corps planted millions of trees; cleared swamplands, built fire roads, dug drainage ditches, stocked fish in rivers and streams, and did many other difficult jobs to prevent erosion and provide a better environment for their generation and for future generations. The boys came into the Civilian Conservation Corps as starving waifs and left as strong, healthy, independent men. Our children's children will live in a better world because of the environmental impact made by the Civilian Conservation Corps.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781468176414
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 01/27/2012
Pages: 366
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.82(d)

About the Author

Sandra Campbell lives in Michigan with her husband of 43 years. They have three daughters and eight wonderful grandchildren. Sandra retired in 2003 after working for the U. S. Postal Service for 37 years. She now has time to write and enjoy her retirement years with her husband. She has also written the "In God's Time" series of books, "The Brigade," "Return of the Ice Men," "The Merger," and several children's books.

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