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P.W.A. in Action

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09879 Author/Creator: Place Written: s.l. Type: Map Date: 1935 Pagination: 71.9 x 100.9 cm.

Summary of Content: One map entitled, "P.W.A. in Action," dated 1935. Map consists of an illustration of the United States; including each of 50 states identified by a local Public Works program. Programs mentioned are related to housing, transportation, defense, museum, infratstructure, Native American rights, education, and health.

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Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: Government and CivicsPublic ServicePublic programsPublic worksNew DealUnited StatesTransportationInfrastructureHousing DevelopmentsArt, Music, Theater, and Film

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