Mar 26, 2008

3 short videos: The Great Depression, Displaced Mountaineers, and the C.C.C.

(ScrappyGator) - A montage of photographs from the United States Digital Archives and Shenandoah National Park depicting life during the "Great Depression." The video details aspects of the "Great Depression" through out the United States including poverty, the "Dust Bowl," and unemployment. The second part of the film documents the relocation of "Mountaineers" in the Shenandoah National Park by the National Park Service and the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). The final part of the film illustrates work projects conducted by the CCC in Shenandoah National Park. The three categories in the film are accompanied by specific songs and music correlating with the photographic documentation.