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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.

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New Deal Washington, DC

A map and guide to the key New Deal buildings and murals.

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New Deal New York

A map and guide to the key New Deal buildings and murals.

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New Deal San Francisco

A map and guide to key New
Deal buildings and murals.

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USS Potomac: FDR’s Presidential Yacht

The USS Potomac had an important role in the New Deal. It served as Franklin D. Roosevelt’s presidential yacht from 1936 until his death in 1945. The President held many work meetings with his cabinet members. “One frequent visitor was… read more

New Deal Today

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The WPA in and Around Rochester, NY

Drawing on materials at the Monroe County Archives, “The WPA in and Around Rochester, NY” is a class project that seeks to map the legacy of the WPA in Rochester. The project is led by Dr. Mark Rice, professor of… read more

New New Deal

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“From the New Deal to the Green New Deal,” by Richard Walker

Living New Deal director Richard Walker published a book chapter titled, “From the New Deal to the Green New Deal.” Published in the volume, The Green New Deal and the Future of Work, edited by Craig Calhoun and Benjamin Y…. read more

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Living New Deal Events

  • February 9 Talk: “Hiding in Plain Sight: The New Deal Legacy in the Bay Area,” with Richard Walker.

    February 9th at 11:00 AM PT Hiding in Plain Sight: The New Deal Legacy in the Bay Area. Description: A discussion of the New Deal’s legacy of public works and art, which is all around us in the Bay Area and… read more

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