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Number Local Boys Enrolled In CCC At DeFuniak Camp, 11th

The Washington County News of Chipley, Florida, reported the following in its January 21, 1937, edition:

Sixteen white boys and eight colored boys from this county were enlisted in the CCC Camp at DeFuniak Springs on January 11th, through local relief agencies, it was announced this week.

These boys are new enrollees and were transfered [sic] to the Camp at DeFuniak Springs by army trucks furnished by the local CCC Camp.

[Civilian Conservation Corps items donated by Sue and Jesse Carter.]