A New Deal Body Politic: Landscape, Labor, and the Civilian Conservation Corps

  title={A New Deal Body Politic: Landscape, Labor, and the Civilian Conservation Corps},
  author={Neil M. Maher},
  journal={Environmental History},
  pages={435 - 461}
In late April of 1933, a shirtless and sunburned young man named John Ripley climbed a solitary pine tree atop the Massanutten mountains in George Washington National Forest, ten miles west of Luray, Virginia. After catching his breath on the uppermost branch, which bowed menacingly under his own weight, Ripley took a short-handled ax and with awkward strokes chopped the top off the slender pine. He next attached a rope and pulley to the tip of the tree, shimmied from his perch, and began… 
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