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Land of the Giants - 1935

On California's State parks. Part 1 shows forests, streams, waterfalls, brush, and mountains in Redwood, Humboldt, Calaveras, and Tamalpais State Parks. Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) men clear undergrowth, cut and process lumber, dig culverts, build bridges, and work on roads and trails with bulldozers and tractors. Part 2 shows views of Prairie Creek and Big Sur State Parks, including views of the San Jacinto mountain range. CCC men work and relax in the parks. Part 3 shows Cuyamaca Ranch State Park. CCC men construct a wall, fell dead trees, build houses, and scatter poison to kill pests. Includes views of marshes and wildfowl refuges. Transcript (PDF): http://www.archives.gov/social-media/transcripts/transcript-land-of-giants-11663.pdf CREATED BY Department of the Interior. Division of Motion Pictures. ARC ID 11663 LOCAL IDENTIFIER 48.32 REPOSITORY: Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-M), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001. For information about ordering reproductions of moving images held by the Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Records Section, visit: http://www.archives.gov/research/order/broadcast-quality-film-dc.html SUBJECTS Architecture; Civilians; Earth-moving machinery; Mountains Department of the Interior.(1849 -9999 ), Producer California--Big Sur State Park; California--Calaveras State Park; California--Cuyamaca Ranch State Park; California--Humboldt Redwood State Park; California--Prairie Creek State Park; California--Redwood State Park; California--Tamalpais State Park MORE INFORMATION: More information is available in the National Archives online catalog: http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=11663
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