New Deal Archive & Map
Find your state or city
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 sites by state or city »
New Deal San Francisco
See Our New Map
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
At 9,500 feet, the Black Mountain Lookout Tower offers a stunning, 360-degree view above the tree line of Wyoming’s Bighorn National Forest. The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) built this tower in 1939, one of hundreds of such structures erected by… Read More
For almost a year, between midnight and 4 a.m., conservator Gillian Randell, of the restoration firm EverGreene Architectural Art, examined and, with surgical precision, scraped away at the walls of the Goldwater Memorial Hospital, Roosevelt Island, New York City, in… Read More
Margot Smith is a retired social scientist currently residing in Berkeley, California, where she made award-winning independent videos on political and social justice issues. Recently, she contacted the Living New Deal to lend some of her work to our project…. Read More
On this day, April 8,1935, Congress approved the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act, establishing the Works Progress Administration (WPA). It was the largest and most ambitious New Deal agency, employing millions of unemployed people (mostly unskilled men) to carry out public… Read More
New Deal Resources
Invisible Hands: The Businessmen’s Crusade Against the New Deal by Kim Phillips-Fein
We're currently expanding this section to better accomodate a growing collection of films and videos. Sign up for our email list to be notified when it's finished.
Submit site information to the national new deal archive. We're mapping and recording a living legacy.
We're collecting audio, video, and written oral histories of the New Deal.
Join us in documenting, preserving and publicize the New Deal in your town, county or city.