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Thanksgiving stands as one of the most American of holidays, an autumnal ritual fixed in the imagination as honoring the piety and perseverance of the nation’s earliest arrivals during colonial days....
When President Franklin Delano Roosevelt decided to seek a fourth term in 1944, his...
Glossary Term – Organization
The Civilian Conservation Corps was established by Congress on March 31, 1933, to create jobs by employing young men in conservation, development, and infrastructure. The program put approximately three million young men to work between 1933 and 1942.
During the partial government shutdown of 2013, an expert panel of historians and policy analysts convened in Washington, DC, to discuss the presence of Abraham Lincoln’s legacy in contemporary politics.
The insignia in the poster featured here, published in 1942, illustrate the numerous jobs assigned to civilian volunteers.