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Eleanor Roosevelt spooning out nourishment in a Great Depression soup kitchen. Roasted Acorn Squash - Girl Meets Nourishment The perfect Sep. American Presidents, Us Presidents, American History, Great Depression, Depression Support, Roosevelt Family, Eleanor Roosevelt, Old Photos, Historia

Honoring the First Lady of the World in Cartoons

There are some individuals who, no matter how long they are gone, are worth remembering. Over half a century has passed since she died, but the vision and the work of Eleanor Roosevelt still reverb…

Children of a WPA (Work Projects Administration) worker's family near Siloam, Greene County, Georgia. The US Great Depression Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Dust Bowl, Great Depression, The Secret History, Women In History, Portraits

Recovery Programs

The Digital Public Library of America brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world.

A WPA truck being loaded with flood debris in Louisville Kentucky Great Depression Years, Works Progress Administration, Dust Bowl, Historical Artifacts, Back In The Day, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, 6 Years, American History

When Franklin Delano Roosevelt took office in 1933, the United States was in a huge economic crisis. His response to the Great Depression was the NEW DEAL. One of the programs was the Works Progress Administration (WPA). The WPA was funded by Congress with the passage of the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of 1935. The WPA employed MILLIONS of unskilled workers to perform public works PROJECTS. Those working for the WPA constructed public buildings, roads...

Coronado Heights Park is a scenic overlook and park on a promontory a few miles northwest of Lindsborg, Kansas. In the the Works Progress Administration (WPA) built a picnic area and castle like building out of Dakota limestone. The views are spectacular. Wonderful Places, Great Places, Lindsborg Kansas, Kansas Attractions, Road Trip To Colorado, Kansas Usa, Travel Usa, Canada Travel, Beautiful Castles

Coronado Heights Park - Lindsborg, Kansas

Coronado Heights Park is a scenic overlook, park and stone castle on a 300' promontory northwest of Lindsborg, Kansas.

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) sponsored many stimulus projects to keep people employed during the Great Depression in Orange County, including these women making garments for the needy in Santa Ana. Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Works Progress Administration, Labor Law, Labor Union, Dust Bowl, Great Depression, Old Mother, Cabbages

The Great Depression in O.C.: Are the hard times back?

>Click here for the Great Depression in O.C. special page including exclusive videos and documents. Have we avoided another Great Depression? Many think the worst has passed. But some long-time …

Details, Mississippi War Memorial Building, Jackson, Mississippi from Library of Congress Art Deco column capital details from the Mississippi War Memorial Building in Jackson, Mississippi. Architecture Tumblr, Column Capital, Works Progress Administration, Turn To Stone, Jackson's Art, Warrior Spirit, Art Deco Buildings, Dieselpunk, Art Deco Fashion

Art Deco Architecture

Details, Mississippi War Memorial Building, Jackson, Mississippi from Library of Congress Art Deco column capital details from the Mississippi War Memorial Building in Jackson, Mississippi. From a...

WPA workers building stairway at Golden Gardens, 1936 Works Progress Administration, San Francisco Earthquake, School Vacation, Lake Union, West Seattle, Great Depression, Black And White Pictures, Summer Activities, Garten

Seattle during the Great Depression

The Works Progress Administration was a bright light in a dark time. At the cost of...

In this photo from children celebrate Thanksgiving at the Works Progress Administration nursery school at the Hallie Q. Brown Center in St.

Thanksgiving party, Works Progress Administration nursery school at Hallie Q. Brown Center, St. Paul. : Collections Online

A look at the top five public works projects built during the Great Depression, all part of the New Deal. Works Progress Administration, Great Depression, American History, New York City, It Works, National Parks, Public, Street View, Nyc

The Great Depression Top Five Public Works Projects of the New Deal

A look at the top five public works projects built during the Great Depression, all part of the New Deal.

Adult education program under the New Deal’s Works Progress Administration, Source: National Archives and Records Administration

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Adult education program under the New Deal’s Works Progress Administration, 1935-1943. “ “ Source: National Archives and Records Administration ” ”

Dreams of Delano Civil Works Administration, Decatur Alabama, Franklin Delano, January 21, Sweet Home Alabama, Vacation Destinations, 1930s, Places To Go

Dreams of Delano

Meant to hit sepia but hit cyanotype instead. Kind of dug the effect so here it is Sorry for my inactivity in posting and commenting. Just crazy busy of late

This is where I want to get married. James P. Davis Hall at Wyandotte County Lake. Works Progress Administration, Lake Park, City Architecture, Prefab, Building Materials, Kansas City, Beautiful Places, Rustic, Wedding Ideas

James P. Davis Hall / Works Progess Administration / Wyandotte County Lake / Kansas City, Kansas / 1937 Architect unknown. Constructed during the Depression as part of the WPA project to build the Wyandotte County Lake Park, this rustic lodge structure was built from native limestone and hand-hewn oak beams. Most of the building's materials were found on-site.