Sunday, December 11, 2011

Christmas in the CCC: Food

The holidays in the CCC camps were celebrated with entertainment, dances, and special meals. Here's the Christmas menu from the St. David, AZ, camp for Christmas 1937:

December 25, 1937

                                    CHRISTMAS DINNER MENU

Chicken Soup                                                              Crackers
Virginia Baked Ham                                                   Candied Yams
                                    Cranberry Sauce
Roast Chicken                                                            Sage Dressing
Snowflake Potatoes                                                    Buttered Peas
Giblet Gravy                                       Sliced Tomatoes & Mayonnaise
Celery                          Olives                                      Pickles
                        Dates                                       Grapes
Butter Scotch Pie                    Coconut Cake             Hot Rolls and Butter
Assorted Candy                      Peanuts                        English Walnuts
Apples                                     Oranges                           Bananas
                        Coffee                                     Ice Water
                        Cigars                                      Cigarettes

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