One of six surviving CCC barracks in Valley Center, CA. Built in 1933 as part of President FDR's plan to put people to work during the Great Depression, the barracks would house as many as 400 men while they worked on WPA projects in the area.
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President Franklin Roosevelt's ebullient public personality, conveyed through his declaration that "the only thing we have to fear is fear itself" and his "fireside chats" on the radio did a great deal to help restore the nation's confidence in the and
April 1933 the Great Depression is in full swing President FDR creates the Civilian Conservation Corp, as part of the New Deal. The CCC provided the model for future conservation programs.
Although disabled, FDR was a great swimmer who installed a pool in the White House basement. He would challenge members of congress to play vicious games of Water polo, yet Roosevelt's team won nearly every time! Great President!