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Pages of History: CCC boys enjoy feast

From the pages of the Del Norte Triplicate, November 1939.

The annual Thanksgiving Day dinner was a highlight in the lives of the enrollees of Company 5478, Civilian Conservation Corps at Camp Gasquet as an elaborate spread of turkey and all the trimmings was served to the 150 young men and officers at the camp.

Arriving at Gasquet about two years ago, the company, originally organized in 1936, has aided in organizing and reconditioning the territory surrounding this district. In the three years that the company has been in existence, it has contained from time to time members from every state in Dixie, with only a few members actually from California.

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