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1941.03.31_council_grove_republican_p1_6th_anniv_fremont_8th_anniv_ccc - CELEBRATE 8TH ANNIVERSARY CAMP FREMONT PLANS...
CELEBRATE 8TH ANNIVERSARY CAMP FREMONT PLANS "OPEN HOUSE" April 3 TO SHOW WORK OF CAMP Local Camp Has Been Here Six Years But Will Participate In National Celebration. anniversary of the establishment the CCC, Camp Fremont will . - -1"' - - i officials announced today. While the local camp will actually observe its sixth anniversary June 9, cooperation with the nation wide celebration between April 1 and April 15 is planned. Those who care to visit , the institution will be shown all phases of CCC life from camp work to school-work, where students ranee from those without any schooling whatever to those with several years' college training. Classes are in operation during the evening. Only four men who came here when the camp was started six years ago are still employed by the Morris county CCC. They Martin Pederson, and B M Polley, foremen, B K Geraghty, camp engineer and Karl Kreth, educational supervisor. During the six years the camp has been in operation, these men have seen a new soil conservation office, blacksmith shop and recreational hall added to the group of original buildings. Enrollment at Camp Fremont usually totals 200, counting approximately 40 enrollees who are stationed at a "side camp" near Manhattan which, as a government nursery, furnishes trees for seven central states. Because of increased private employment, enrollment at the local camp has jpreased, although; another quota '"Wi iP April is expected to lift 'it back to nearly normal. Until this year, Camp Fremont soil operations were confined only to Morris county farms. I A recent increase in area, however expands work of the local camp to include part of Lyon county' as well.

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  1. Council Grove Republican,
  2. 31 Mar 1941, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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