Civilian Conservation Corps camp

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Civilian Conservation Corps camp


From 1933 to 1938, part of the Cheney Ranch, at the west end of Callon Drive, was leased for a Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp. The CCC was a federal government agency that hired unemployed young men to do public conservation work. In Topanga, the fire department supervised their work, which was usually brush clearing and building fire breaks.




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