A free lecture series presents “The Civilian Conservation Corps” by John Garbutt
Frisco Heritage Museum, second-floor theater
10-11am Come early (9:30) for breakfast snacks
In the 1930s, the United States was in the throes of the Great Depression, and Texas was no exception. Both land and people were struggling. What could help them? The answer came in the form of the Civilian Conservation Corps.
About the presenter: John Garbutt earned a Bachelor of Science degree in History at The University of Texas at Tyler and a Master of Arts degree in History from Stephen F. Austin State University. He was a professor of history at Panola College in Carthage, Texas from 2008–2009. He currently serves as Director of Programs & Services at the Museum of the American Railroad in Frisco. Before joining the staff of MAR two years ago, Mr. Garbutt was on staff at the Texas Historical Commission and has had extensive experience in public history and historical site management.