Celebrating the “workhorse” Bay Bridge

Living New Deal Project team member Sam Redman, is featured in a recent San Francisco Chronicle article on efforts to record oral histories regarding the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. Although the approval for the bridge predated the New Deal, numerous construction projects complimenting both the Bay Bridge and Golden Gate Bridge were a result of federal works projects. Read more here.

Dr. Sam Redman is an Academic Specialist at the Regional Oral History Office (ROHO) at The Bancroft Library at the University of California, Berkeley.

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And the Winners are . . .

FDR delivering one of his fireside chats.

The 2023 New Deal Book Award

The winning titles and authors have been announced. The 2023 Award, with a prize of $1,000, will be presented at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library June 22, 2024.