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CCC Remembrance Day Event at Mount Tamalpais: April 2008

CCC Remembrance Day Event at Mount Tamalpais

California State Parks honored Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) enrollees at a 75th Anniversary ceremony at Mount Tamalpais State Park on April 12, 2008. Along with honoring former CCC members, there was a presentation of a CCC Proclamation from Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. In attendance were former members of the CCC from the 1930s: Robert Griffiths, Arnold Blumhardt, and Herbert Perry.    Read Marin Independent Journal Article on April 12th Event

The ceremony included:
Paul Romero, California State Parks, Chief Deputy Director
Gray Brechin, PhD., California Living New Deal Project scholar and writer
Brian O’Neill, General Superintendent, Golden Gate National Recreation Area
Jimmy Camp, California Conservation Corps’ Communications Director
Dave Gould, State Parks, Marin District Superintendent


Dave Gould of California State Parks
Marin District Superintendent Dave Gould served as Master of Ceremonies

CCC Alumnus Herbert Perry
CCC Alumnus Herbert Perry

CCC Remembrance Day Event April 12 at Mount Tamalpais
CCC Alumnus Herbert Perry, State Parks Deputy Director Paul Romero, CCC Alumnus Arnold Blumhardt,
and Gray Brechin, writer and scholar of the California Living New Deal Project

California State Parks staff at April 12 CCC Event
California State Parks staff at CCC Remembrance Day Event

Brian O'Neill, Golden Gate National Recreation Area
Brian O'Neill, Superintendent of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area

Gray Brechin, California Living New Deal Project
Gray Brechin, writer and scholar of California Living New Deal Project

CCC Alumnus Bob Griffiths
CCC Alumnus Bob Griffiths

All Photos Courtesy of Marc Holmes, photos owned by California Department of Parks and Recreation.