News Release 045

Civilian Conservation Corps exhibit planned at Rozier Gallery

Volume 39-045 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

Missouri State Parks will present “Civilian Conservation Corps,” a photography exhibition produced by the Missouri State Museum to recognize the 80th anniversary of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). The exhibit will run April 26-June 22.

Begun in 1933 as a relief program during the Great Depression, the CCC provided jobs for thousands of unemployed young men. This exhibit will feature historic photographs of CCC workers and buildings in Missouri. In addition, photographs highlighting the CCC work in Missouri State Parks will also be on display.

The Elizabeth Rozier Gallery is located in the Union Hotel at Jefferson Landing State Historic Site, 101 Jefferson, Jefferson City. The gallery is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information, contact the Missouri State Museum office at 573-751-2854. For more information on Missouri state parks and historic sites, go to Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.