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Robert Black Civilian Conservation Corps collection1930s-2000s MS 445

Collection Number: MS 445


Creator: Black, Robert
Title: Robert Black Civilian Conservation Corps
Inclusive Dates: 1930s-2000s
Quantity: 4 Linear Feet
Abstract:This collection contains materials documenting of biographies, interviews and photographs of former CCC enrollees. This collection is arranged by its file formats and subjects including biographies of enrollees’ of Arizona CCC camps, personal and group photographs, slides, cassette tapes, VHS videos, and some memorabilia.
Identification: Collection Number: MS 445
Language: English.
Repository: University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
University of Arizona
PO Box 210055
Tucson, AZ 85721-0055
Phone: 520-621-6423
Fax: 520-621-9733
URL: http://speccoll.library.arizona.edu/

Biographical Note

Robert Black was a volunteer historian for the National Park Service assigned to the Chiricahua National Monument. During his time there he began to research NM-2-A one of the many camps in Arizona where young people served in President’s Franklin D. Roosevelt’s “tree army” better known as the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). Robert Black accumulated a considerable number of interviews and photographs of former CCC enrollees with the intention of one day publishing a commemorative booklet of the NM-2-A.

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was established by President Franklin Roosevelt in 1933. It was a Depression Era program designed to provide jobs and relief for unemployed youth and their families. The majority of jobs were unskilled manual labor for the purpose of developing the natural resources in rural areas of the United States and its territories. From 1933-1942 there were 52,905 enrollees working in Arizona CCC camps. They built 5,783 miles of forest roads, constructed 3,559 miles of telephone lines and developed numerous recreational sites still used by Arizonan’s today. The program ceased to exist in 1942 when the United States Congress eliminated its funding.


Scope and Content

The collection includes C.C.C. former enrollees’ biographical files and general correspondences, people’s photos, slides, cassette tapes, VHS tapes, memorabilia and C.C.C general government enrollment data. The materials are divided into three series: Files, Photographs and Research file. The first series is arranged alphabetically by files’ format. The second series is divided by its formats into two subseries: prints and slides and negatives. Then each subseries is categorized alphabetically by its subjects. The third series is categorized by files subjects.


Arrangement

Series List
Series I: Biographies
Subseries 1: Files (alphabetically by last name)
Subseries 2: Cassette tapes
Subseries 3: VHS tapes
Series II: Photographic materials
Subseries 1: Prints: persons and group photos, animals, automobiles
Subseries 2: Slides: Chiricahua national monument, Lichens, Research images, reunion.
Series III: Research files
Subseries 1: C.C.C. government data
Subseries 2: General files

Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

None

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission to publish from the owner of the copyright (the institution, the creator of the record, the author or his/her transferees, heirs, legates, or literary executors). The user agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Arizona Board of Regents for the University of Arizona, its officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims made by any person asserting that he or she is an owner of copyright.


Controlled Access Terms

Personal Name(s)
Black, Robert.

Corporate Name(s)
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) - Arizona - Chiricahua - History.
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) - Arizona - Wilcox - History.
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) - History.
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) - Newspapers - History - 20th century.
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) - Officials and employees – History - 20th century.
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) - Photograph collections.

Geographic Name(s)
Chiricahua National Monument (Ariz.).

Subject(s)
Camps - Arizona.
Historic sites - Arizona - Chiricahua National Monument.
Lichens - Arizona.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Robert Black Civilian Conservation Corps Collection(MS 445), 1933-1942. University of Arizona Library Special Collections..


Container List

Series I: Biographies,1940, 1982-2001
This series contains three subseries which are categorized by format. The first subseries is print materials which is arranged alphabetically by person’s last name. It contains personal correspondence, interviews and print remembrances of former enrollees of the Civil Conservation Corps. from 1986 - 2004. The second subseries is cassette tapes which is arranged by person’s last name as well. The third subseries are VHS tapes.
Subseries 1: Files
BoxFolder
11 Adams, Carrol, 2002
12 Adams, Howard, undated
13 Albert, Dick, undated
14 Amador, Chile, undated
15 Anderson, Ruth 2002
16 Andress, Norman 1999
17 Andrews, Carl 1997 1999
18 Arnell, Henry 1999
19 Avery, Willie E. 1997 1999
110 Baun, A.L. undated
111 Betancourt, Juan A. 1999
112 Barrbee. Henry 1999
113 Bennet, Herman 1990
114 Best, Alfrea 2002
115 Baglod, Andy and Naomi 1998-1999
116 Bird, Olvis 1999
117 Black, Bob 1998-1999
118 Boyett, Nell 1997
119 Bracamonte, Laundry undated
120 Briggley, Jeff undated
121 Brothers, Larce 1999
122 Brunson, Larry 1999
123 Burke, Vestal 1999
124 Canady, Willis H. 1999
125 Cannon, Gene 1999
126 Carolan, Owen 1999
127 Cary, Donald 1999
128 Caum, Rothellen undated
129 Clark, Mackie 1999
130 Colbert, Robert 1998-1999
131 Colucci, Betty 1998
132 Cooley, Glenn L. 1999
133 Cooper, Bennie 1999
134 Cozby, Homer 1999
135 Cortez, Quadalupe 1999
136 Coy, George R. 1999
137 Crown, Stanely 2004
138 Crawford, Ray 1999
139 Crow, Homer 1999
140 Cyr, Jerome 1998-1999
141 Dahif, Janice 1998
142 Daut, John W. 1998
143 Deal, Walter undated
144 Delgado, Moises 1999
145 Divers, Bill 1998
146 Dixon, Fred 1999
147 Dojaquez, Henry 1999
148 Duncan, Henry 1999
149 Dynneson, Lawarence 1999
150 Ellis, Joe undated
151 Espe, Jerry V. 2002
152 Evenson, Orville 1999
153 Fehrencamp, George undated
154 Fennelly, Bill undated
155 Fields, Joe 1999
156 Flores, Alfred 1997 1999
BoxFolder
21 Flory, Robert 1999
22 Foges, Steve J. 1999
23 Foly, Morrison 1999
24 Ford, Harold 1999
25 Foster, Jack 1999
26 Fousell, Vic 1998
27 Fraijo, Archimedes 1999
28 Franklin, Olin M. 1999
29 French, Larry undated
210 Gadloris, Ann F. 2002
211 Garcia, Fred 1999
212 Garmon, Paul 1999
213 Gastellom, Luis 1986
214 Gerault, Leon 1999
215 Gilber, G. Marshall 1999
216 Grajalva, Jeanette undated
217 Grefthen, Daniel W. undated
218 Grose, James 1999
219 Grubb, Glenn E. undated
220 Hamilton, Tommie James 1999
221 Hanna, Frank Jr. undated
222 Hansbury, John L. 1998
223 Hansler, Mearl E. 1999
224 Harris, Majorie 2002
225 Harris, Woodie 1988/1989
226 Harwood, Charles W. 1999
227 Harttrup, Jeri 2002
228 Havacurn, Carlos undated
229 Heaton, Curt 1998-1999 1998-1999
230 Herrera, Adolph 1999
231 Hester, Floyd E. 1999
232 Hill, Henry Y. 1999
233 Huffman, Roy 1999
234 Hunt, Atta B. 2002
235 Hurd, Howard 1999
236 Jackson, Lloyd D. 1999
237 Jimenez, Richard undated
238 Johnson, Faye 1999
239 Johnson, Keith and Joan 1999
240 Johhson, Lloyd D. 1999
241 Josefow, Edward 1999
242 Kase, Ed S. 1998-1999
243 Keen, Clinton undated
244 Kirby, Claudia B. 2000
245 Kirk, Mareanne 1988
246 Koenig, Leo 1998
247 Kraft, Randy 1999
248 Lau, Verna M.
249 Lee, Judson W. 1997
250 Leetch, Preston undated
251 Lindskog, Harvey 1999
252 Lira, Jouguin 1999
253 Martan, Earnest 1999
254 Martin, Robert T. 1999
255 Masters, Carl 1999 1999
256 Mathews, Josie undated
257 Mayfield, Bill 1999
258 McAllister, Harry and Wife, Shirley 1999
BoxFolder
31 McBride, Bernard J. 1999
32 McBride, Joe P. 1999
33 McEwen, Jim 1999
34 McGilvray, John L. 1999
35 McLaughlin, Robert L. 1998
36 McNiel, Uriah L. 1940 1997 1999
37 Melzer, Richard undated
38 Miller, Bob undated
39 Miranda, Eugenio 1999
310 Mitchell, Charles K. 1999
311 Moore, Wesley undated
312 Morgan, Floyd 1999
313 Mundt, Alfred 1999
314 Nettles, Robert L. 1998-1999
315 Nichols, Adam Miller 1999
316 Nicholson, James undated
317 Nicholson, Richard C. 2002
318 Noreno, Marcus R. 1999
319 Notestine, Jim 1999
320 Parrer, Lawarence undated
321 Perilloux, Charles J. 1998-1999
322 Peroski, Ellen 1998-1999
323 Pierce, Loyd Robert 1998
324 Platt, Bradley 1999
325 Portwood, Mack C. 1999
326 Pursley, Ralph undated
327 Purvis, Louis and Marie 1999
328 Ringenbach, Ray undated
329 Redo, A.J. 1998
330 Riordan, James undated
331 Roman, Art 1998
332 Romero, Marlo undated
333 Ronquillo, Edward B. 1999
334 Rowland, Marvin 1986-1987 1993
335 Rownd, Lionel undated
336 Rust, Donald undated
337 Sanders, Glen J. 1998-1999
338 Scitticatt, Mary 1999
339 Seaman, Ida 2002
340 Shackelford, Harvey 1999
341 Simmons, William A. 1999
342 Soto, Miguel D. 1999
343 Stafford, Ja Hu undated
344 Stainsberry, Dickie 1997
345 Steele, R.J. 1999
346 Stricht, John undated
347 Swartz, Carl N. 1994-1999
348 Tellez, Frank J. 1999
349 Thomason, Jeff P. undated
350 Thompson, Perry undated
351 Turnee, Joe 1999
352 Upshaw, Black K. 1999
353 Vaughn, Jack 1998
354 Vesely, George 1999
355 Wallace, Gorden 1990
356 Warren, James 1999
357 Warren, Roy J. 1999
358 Watson, Autumn 1998-1999
359 Welker, Doug undated
360 Wells, Burt D. 2002
361 Wenger, Alvin W. 1999
362 West, Mary 1998-1999
363 Whitecotton, Norace 1999
364 Wildey, Walter undated
365 Wilkins, Yvonne 1999
366 Willett, Gilbert 1999
367 Williams, David H. undated
368 Williams, Horace undated
369 Wilson, Donald R. 1998
370 Wisner, Robert 1999
371 Wright, Melvin 1975
372 Wright, R.O. 1999
373 Wrolstad, Orville K. 1999
374 Young, Darrill 1982
375 Youngman, Fred 1998
376 Zaida, Charles G. 1999
377 Zoller, Richard 2002
Subseries 2: Cassette tapes: from former C.C.C. members.
Box
4 Interviews through A-M
Box
5 Interviews through M-R
Subseries 3: VHS tapes
Box
6 Interviews.
Series II: Photographic Materials
This series is subdivided by file formats into two subseries and then arranged alphabetically by content subjects of materials. It contains people’s portraits, group shots, photos with animals and automobiles, and slides.
Subseries 1: Prints
BoxFolder
71 Animals
72 Automobiles
73 Group shots, oversize group shots see Box 10
74 Landscapes
75 Miscellaneous
76 Portraits
Subseries 2: Slides and Negatives
BoxFolder
77 Chiricahua
78 Lichens
79 Research
710 Reunion
Series III: Research, 1933-2004
This series is subdivided by broad theme and then arranged alphabetically by folder name. It contains C.C.C. Camps government data, general files and news clippings.
Subseries 1: C.C.C. Camps government data
BocFolder
81 Camps Approved for Arizona 1933-1942
82 Camps buildings/Arizona undated
83 Camp reports, inspection reports 1934-1940
84 Enrollment data 1935-1937
85 Location and strength of C.C.C.C. in the 8th corps area 1933-1942
86 Menus/Company 828, camp NM-2-A 1934-1936
87 Rosters/Arizona 1934-1939
Subseries 2: General files
BoxFolder
88 Chiricahua pt.1
89 Chiricahua pt.2
BoxFolder
91 Correspondences 1986-1988 1996-1999 2003
92 General files 1934-1948
93 News clippings and newspapers 1933-1948 1983-2004
Subseries 3: Memorabilia
Box
10 Ephemeral materials including hats, buttons, bricks and certificates.