Camp Waterloo – The Civilian Conservation Corps in Monroe County
Presented by Ron Stellhorn. Among those hardest hit by unemployment during the Great Depression were young men ages 18-24. At the same time America’s soil and forest resources were dwindling. To deal with these crises, President Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal administration created the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1933. Ronnie Stellhorn is a retired history teacher from Waterloo District 5.