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Catalog Number WF 0607
Caption Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Co. 266 who were based at Cornet Bay
Description View of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Co. 266 who were based at Cornet Bay, Deception Pass State Park, Whidbey Island; "Camp Deception Pass". These men, hired by this federal program as part of the Roosevelt administration's New Deal program, came from all over the United States and were responsible for building the northern approach for the Deception Pass Bridge, on which construction began in 1934. They also built structures in Deception Pass State Park that still stand as of 2011. The 6-23-1933, ANACORTES AMERICAN reported on the arrival of the CCC crew on Whidbey, "CCC Camp started on Whidby (sic) Island .. This week a detachment of 25 men from Delaware arrived on Whidby (sic) Island to prepare one of the CCC camps in Deception Pass State Park. 300 men expected; will work on Whidby (sic) and at Rosario."
Date 1934, October 18
Photographer JUDD, C. L. (Charles LeRoy)
Collection Wallie Funk Collection
Subjects Organization - CCC
Place - Whidbey Island
Structure - camp building
Credit line Donated by Wallie Funk, Wallie Funk Collection
Place Whidbey Island, WA
Search Terms Civilian Conservation Corps
Cornet Bay
Deception Pass State Park
Whidbey Island
New Deal
Object Name Print, Photographic