During the 1930s, more than 100,000 young men in Michigan participated in the Civilian Conservation Corps, a federal education and work program. Get a glimpse into the daily lives of the "CCC boys" - although their work building bridges, fighting fires and planting trees was hard, many later called it the best years of their lives. Inside the Kalamazoo entrance, first floor.
Want to learn even more? Visit our Civilian Conservation Corps Museum in Roscommon.
This exhibit is included with museum admission. You can save on admission and receive other great benefits when you become a Michigan History Center member.
The Michigan History Museum-flagship of the Michigan History Museum System-is located in the east wing of the Michigan Library and Historical Center. Sunday admission and weekend parking are free. Read more Michigan History Museum visitor information.
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