New Deal Archive & Map
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New Deal airports, schools, hospitals, post offices, art, highways and more are still in use 75 years after they were built. No city, town, or rural area was untouched by the New Deal.List of sites by state and city »
New Deal San Francisco
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We have created a printed map and pocket guide to the highlights of the New Deal in San Francisco, available to visitors, teachers, students and the general public.See the Map and Guide
The Living New Deal has just published a map to New Deal sites in San Francisco. The “Art and Architecture of the New Deal” is a guide to eighteen of the more than 300 known public works projects the New… Read More
Although most widely remembered for its construction and art projects, another of the WPA’s missions was putting unemployed historians and writers back to work. In Orange County, California, this materialized in the form of WPA Project #3105—an exhaustive chronicling of… Read More
Read Ruth Gottstein’s scathing editorial in the SF Examiner on the need to keep Coit Tower and public parks free and open to the public. Gottstein is the 92-year-old daughter of Coit muralist Bernard Zakheim. She brilliantly connects the recent viral… Read More
Ever since the New Deal’s National Youth Administration and Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and a brief flurry of public-spiritedness during the Kennedy years, America has minimized both expectations and opportunities for public service. Fewer Americans than at any time in… Read More
New Deal Resources
Urban Farming in the West: A New Deal Experiment in Subsistence Homesteads by Robert Carriker
Berkeley and the New Deal by Harvey Smith
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