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Author Linda Betsinger McCann

Iowa Author Linda Betsinger McCann will be speaking on her recently published book The Civilian Conservation Corps in Northeast Iowa on Tuesday, March 14, 6 PM at Hawkins Memorial Library. The CCC was a federal program to help young men find work in order to support their families, and also to replenish the natural resources. There were 15 CCC camps in northeast Iowa, and they worked on over 50 projects. Linda is a delightful storyteller who has widely researched the activities of the Civilian Conservation Corps in Northeast Iowa. She will be available for questions, books sales and autographs, and is the author of more than 20 local history books. This event is free and open to the public.