Item 371A5971 - Tents at Civilian Conservation Corps’ Toll Gate camp near Rhododendron, Oregon

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Tents at Civilian Conservation Corps’ Toll Gate camp near Rhododendron, Oregon


  • 1933-05 (Creation)


Photograph; safety film; 3.75 x 4.75 in

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Photograph showing tents and a small building at the Civilian Conservation Corps’ Toll Gate camp. The first residents of the camp were men from Illinois. The camp was located off the Mount Hood Loop Highway (now Highway 26) near Rhododendron, Oregon, several miles from the CCC camp at Zigzag. A cropped version of this photograph, along with image Nos. 372A0751, 372A0752, and 372A0762, was published on Page 2 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, May 28, 1933. The photographs were published under the headline “Camp Workers Move Into Mount Hood Area.” They accompanied a story headlined “Forest Crew Starts Work In Hood Area.” This photograph had the following caption: “The tent city set up for the Illinois men.” See related image Nos. 371N5969, 371N5970, 371N5972, 372A0751, 372A0752, 372A0753, 372A0754, 372A0755, 372A0756, 372A0757, 372A0758, 372A0759, 372A0760, 372A0761, 372A0762, 372A0763, and 372A0764.

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Oregon Journal Negative Collection; Org. Lot 1368; Box 371; 0371A5971

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1.6 MiB


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