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Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) blueprints and maps, 1935-1938

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Scope and Contents

Records consist of nine (9) hand-drawn plans and blueprints of structures (with accompanying maps) built by the Civilian Conservation Corps enrollees in Exeter, Rhode Island during the 1930s.
Includes:
Plan drawing for Overlook Shelter, Beach Pond, Washington‐Kent County, RI. Department of the Interior – National Park Service Branch of Planning & State Cooperation, Recreational Demonstration Projects. Job No. 119, Plan No. RI‐27, Apr 10, 1936. On paper, approx. 36 x 26 inches, showing front and side elevations, floor plan with section detail, site location map in lower left corner, and identification label in lower right corner. Some damage to edges and extensive wrinkling.
Layout plan map for the Ledges at the Beach Pond Recreational Demonstration Area. United States Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Rhode Island Office of Forests & Parks Cooperating. Plan No. 10, RI‐RDP‐BP9053B11. Apr. 28, 1938. On paper, approx. 36 x 24.5 inches, showing location of roads, parking area, rock ledges, picnic areas, trails, and buildings. Some staining and damage at edges.
Layout plan map for the Hendrick Picnic Area. Beach Pond SP‐1, Kent and Washington Counties – RI. U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service , Cooperating with Rhode Island Division of Forests, Parks, & Parkways. Plan No. SPRI‐BP‐9053‐1‐1. May 20, 1937. On paper, approx. 36 x 24 inches, showing location of roads, parking area, rock ledges, trails, water lines, buildings, and picnic areas, with sections showing elevation changes.
Plan drawing for Overlook Shelter, Beach Pond, Washington‐Kent County, RI. Department of the Interior – National Park Service Branch of Planning & State Cooperation, Recreational Demonstration Projects. Job No. 119, Plan No. RI‐27, Apr 10, 1936. On paper, approx. 36 x 24 inches, showing south and west elevations, section with detail for log notching and joining, and sitemap in lower left corner.
Map of property boundaries c. July 15, 1936. Department of the Interior, Branch of Planning. Beach Pond… (label incomplete). Pertains to land acquisition project in Kent‐Washington Counties, RI. Photocopy of original on white paper, approx. 36 x 24 inches. Identification label in lower left corner is only partially reproduced.
Revised layout water and sewer line – for administration control, Beach Pond, Wash.‐Kent Counties, R.I. Department of the Interior – National Park Service Branch of Planning & State Cooperation, Recreational Demonstration Projects. Plan No. B.P.2113‐D‐1‐1. Apr. 22, 1937. On blueprint paper, approx. 36 x 24 inches, showing roads, structures, water and septic lines, and topographic contour lines at site on Escoheag Hill Road, Exeter, RI. Large hole near left edge.
Plan for Counselor’s Cabins at Lewis City Organized Camp, Beach Pond, Kent‐Washington Counties, Rhode Island. Department of the Interior – National Park Service Branch of Planning & State Cooperation, Recreational Demonstration Projects. Plan No. 29A. Mar. 25, 1936. On blueprint paper, approx. 36 x 24 inches, showing front and side elevations, floor plan with two detail sections, and site map in lower left corner.
Plan for Help’s Quarters Cabins at Lewis City Organized Camp, Beach Pond, Kent‐Washington Counties, Rhode Island. Department of the Interior – National Park Service Branch of Planning & State Cooperation, Recreational Demonstration Projects. Plan No. 43. June 23, 1936. On blueprint paper, approx. 36 x 24 inches, showing front and end elevations, floor plan, and site map in lower left corner. Large hole near right edge.
Plan for improving Escoheag Hill Road north of Ten Rod Road, Exeter, Rhode Island. Department of the Interior – National Park Service and State of Rhode Island, Department of Parks & Forests Cooperating, Branch of Planning ‐ State Park Division. Plan 1003. Aug. 13, 1935. On blueprint paper, approx. 36 x 24 inches, showing road layout, nearby buildings, cross section, and site map in lower left corner.

Dates

  • 1935-1938

Creator

Extent

0.18 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

From the Series: English

Abstract

Includes nine (9) hand-drawn plans and blueprints of structures (with accompanying maps) built by the Civilian Conservation Corps enrollees in Exeter, Rhode Island during the 1930s.

Custodial History

Plans, maps and blueprints were created by the United States Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Rhode Island Office of Forests & Parks Cooperating from 1935-1938. Plans, maps and blueprints came into the custody of the Exeter Historical Association when they were found in a trash dumpster. Maps, plans and blueprints were donated to the Rhode Island State Archives by the Exeter Historical Association on May 30, 2014.

Repository Details

Part of the Rhode Island State Archives Repository

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