Civilian Conservation Corps Company 1657 artifacts, 1933-1940
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Brief Description: This collections consists of Civilian Conservation Corps items, mainly patches, medallions, and pins, held by Floyd Finley from 1933 to 1940.
Held at:
Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
605 Agriculture Dr.
MC 6632
Carbondale, IL 62901
Phone: 618-453-2516
Fax: 618-453-3451
Email: speccoll [at]
Record Series Number: 1/6/MSS 269
Created by: Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) Company 1657
Volume: 1.0 Boxes
Arrangement: Arranged by type of artifact.
Biographical Note for Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) Company 1657 : Civilian Conservation Corps Company 1657 was assigned to Giant City State Park near Makanda, Illinois.  Under the supervision of the National Park Service, the company undertook such projects as road construction, landscaping, foot trails, guardrails, and general forestry improvements.  This unit assisted with this project for five months in 1934.
Access Restrictions: Unrestricted access.
Subject Index
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.). Company 1657 (Makanda, Ill.)
Giant City State Park (Ill.)
Genres/Forms of Material
Lapel pins.
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the World Wide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright.  Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult Special Collections Research Center to determine copyright holders for information in this collection.  Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.
Acquisition Notes: Floyd Finley
PreferredCitation: [Item], Civilian Conservation Corps artifacts, Special Collections Research Center, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.