Our New Map and Guide to New Deal New York
by Richard A Walker

Two years in the making, the Living New Deal’s newest publication, a “Map and Guide to New Deal New York” highlights nearly one thousand public works throughout the five boroughs and describes 50 of the city’s notable New Deal buildings,… read more

Art Review: American Painting of the 1930s
by Richard A Walker

Art of the 1930s may finally be coming back into fashion—something that New Deal aficionados can celebrate. It has been a long time since a major exhibit of art from the 1930s has been mounted, but curators at the Art… read more

“CCC in Idaho” Goes Digital
by Ivar Nelson

The Depression’s economic derailment dogged Idaho’s rural and urban areas alike. Farmers struggled against low prices, heat, drought, and insects; home and farm mortgages went unpaid; banks closed; teachers were let go, and millworkers were laid off as demand for… read more

Reprising New Deal Fear
by Ira Katznelson

Over the course of the Roosevelt and Truman administrations, the country confronted three acute sources of fear: crumbling democratic politics and liberal hopes; ever more sophisticated weaponry; and the racial structure of the Jim Crow South. These sites of concern… read more