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  • Tags: Civilian Conservation Corps

AdlerFred--Apples.jpg
We look upon a remarkably minimalist still life--sixteen apples upon a wooden board or table--but by the time of Adler's painting they were highly charged objects due to the thousands of minimally employed apple vendors on New York streets during the…

Gibsonville Bridge.jpg
Stone bridge built by Civil Conservation Corps at Letchworth park.

Stone Bench.jpg
This is a detailed view of a wall built alongside a trail by the Civilian Conservation Corps. at Letchworth State Park, near the Lower Falls.

Picnic Shelter.jpg
A picnic shelter built by the Civilian Conservation Corps at Letchworth State Park, near the Lower Falls

Silver Lake Outlet 3.jpg
A close-up of a stone bridge built by the Civilian Conservation Corps crossing the Silver Lake Outlet, Letchworth State Park

Lower Falls.mp4
From a trail below the falls, we look back upriver to a WPA-era stone bridge constructed by Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) workers during the 1930s. This sort of organic stonework can be viewed at other locations in Western New York, like Stony…
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