Event Person

CCC Youth Dies of Strep Throat in Hospital

“James H. Smith, 18, Negro enrollee at Camp Adams, Stout, died at 2:15 AM today of a throat ailment in Schirrman hospital. He was taken ill a week ago and was brought to the local hospital last Sunday. Smith arrived at Camp Adams 30 days ago from his home in Cincinnati. His body has been moved to the Windel-Howland funeral home.”1

Ohio Certificate of Death for James H. Smith2

Record of Funeral for James H. Smith

Letter from CCC District Headquarter in Regards to the Remains of James H. Smith

Invoice to CCC Company 584 Commander Captain Jackson

  1. CCC Youth Died in Hospital. (1934, May 19). Portsmouth Times, p. 16.
  2. “Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HT-671Q-6NW?cc=1307272&wc=MD9X-L38%3A287600301%2C294491301 : 21 May 2014), 1934 > 32701-35500 > image 633 of 3237.
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