This Week in Roosevelt History: April 1-7

April 5, 1933: Issues executive order establishing the Civilian Conservation Corps.

FDR – having lunch while visiting Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp, Co. 350, at Big Meadows, Shenandoah Valley, Virginia. L-r: General Malone, Louis Howe, Harold Ickes, Robert Fechner, FDR, Henry Wallace, Rexford Tugwell.
August 12, 1933
FDR Library Photo Collection. NPx. 54-499.


Did you know…..
  • On April 3, 1939 FDR signed the Administrative Reorganization Act of 1939. This act regrouped many federal agencies which had been formed over the years and eliminated others.
  • On April 7, 1941 FDR issued an executive order forming the USO.