Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSS 97-11
Identifier: MSS 97-12
Identifier: MSS 90-02
Content Description For additional information, see the main entry description for WNCAC under MSS 80-12.
Identifier: MSS 82-04
Scope and Contents The Young Adult Conservation Corps of the Blue Ridge Parkway was started in 1977 under the administration of President Jimmy Carter to offer young people a year's work in the outdoors. Camp 2172 of the Blue Ridge Parkway YACC was the first operating Corps in the nation, employing men and women ages 16-23. The young people worked alongside experienced personnel clearing fallen trees, draining wetlands, laying water lines, repairing rail fences and clearing drains on 469 miles of the Parkway. ...