Parting Shots: Minor White’s Images of Portland, 1938–1942


From the Architectural Heritage Center in Portland, Oregon: Minor White (1908–1976) was one of the most important American photographers of the 20th century. Originally from Minnesota, White’s professional career as a photographer began in Portland. Between 1938–1942 White was commissioned… read more

Date: Fri. Mar 3rd, 2017 - Sat. Dec 23rd, 2017
Location: Architectural Heritage Center, 701 SE Grand Ave., Portland, OR, 97214
Coordinator phone: (503) 231-7264

World Premier of “OPPORTUNITY: The P.J. Jacobs H.S. Story”


From documentarian Terry Kawles: New York video content producer and former Stevens Point native Terry Kawles announced the World Premiere of his full-length documentary “OPPORTUNITY: The P.J. Jacobs H.S. Story” is set for Monday, February 13 at 7pm at the… read more

Date: Mon. Feb 13th, 2017
Location: Sentry Theater, 1800 Northpoint Dr., Stevens Point, WI, 54481

Harvey Smith at the West Portal Library


From our friends at the San Francisco Public Library: The New Deal built much of the public realm we love in San Francisco, particularly in the arts, architecture, and parks. This slide show By Harvey Smith of the Living New Deal… read more

Date: Sat. Feb 11th, 2017
Location: West Portal General Floor Area, West Portal Branch Library, 190 Lenox Way, San Francisco, 94127 CA
Coordinator Email: [email protected]
Coordinator phone: (415) 355-2886

Brent McKee at the Cumberland Library


If you’re in Cumberland, Maryland, on Feb. 6, at 6 pm, let Research Associate Brent McKee help you “Discover the Hidden History Around You.” Brent’s talk examines the New Deal’s history in the region and is presented in conjunction with the… read more

Date: Mon. Feb 6th, 2017
Location: Washington Street Library, 31 Washington St., Cumberland, MD, 21502
Coordinator: Joni Reed
Coordinator Email: [email protected]
Coordinator phone: (301) 777-1200

Of Civil Wrongs and Rights: The Fred Korematsu Story

1/28/2017 - 11 am

From our friends at the Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park: “(Richmond, CA) – On Saturday, January 28th at 11:00am, Karen Korematsu, Founder and Executive Director of the Fred T. Korematsu Institute, will commemorate her father’s life as… read more

Time: 11:00 am PST - 12:30 pm PST
Date: Sat. Jan 28th, 2017
Location: Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park, Visitor Education Center, 1414 Harbour Way South, suite 3000, Richmond, CA, 94804
Coordinator: Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park
Coordinator phone: (510) 232-5050

The New Deal in the East Bay


Join Gray Brechin on January 17, from 5:45-8:30 pm, as he discusses iconic New Deal projects in the East Bay of California–from the San Francisco Bay Bridge to the Alameda County Courthouse. Gray will also discuss The Living New Deal… read more

Date: Tue. Jan 17th, 2017
Location: Scott's, Jack London Square, 2 Broadway, Oakland, CA, 94607
Coordinator: CSI East Bay-Oakland Chapter
Event cost: $50 ($55 at the door); EBO-CSI members and Students: FREE.

Marshfield, VT, and the CCC


During the Great Depression, more than 350 young men lived at the Groton State Forest CCC camp and built log shelters, stone fire pits, a stone fire tower, lean-tos, and caretakers’ cabins. Many of the supervisory staff lived in Marshfield…. read more

Date: Tue. Jan 17th, 2017
Location: Hap Hayward History Center, Jaquith Public Library, 122 School Street, Marshfield, VT
Coordinator: Marshfield Historical Society
Event cost: Free
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Discover a Forgotten New Deal Photographer in SF


An unknown elder of American landscape photography, George Alexander Grant (pictured) was the first Chief Photographer of the National Park Service. Though his iconic images inspired millions of Americans to visit their national parks, Grant is largely unknown because his… read more

Date: Thu. Nov 3rd, 2016
Location: Presidio Officers' Club, 50 Moraga Ave., San Francisco, CA
Coordinator: The Presidio Trust and The Living New Deal
Event cost: Free

A Dinner Honoring Harry Hopkins


Join Retired Senator Tom Harkin for Sioux City’s first annual Harry Hopkins Democratic Dinner & Celebration. The event, to be held on Saturday, October 15, honors the Sioux City-born New Deal advisor. More details can be found here.

Date: Sat. Oct 15th, 2016
Location: 707 4th St., 12th Floor, Sioux City, IA
Coordinator phone: (712) 898-8718 or (712) 574-9827
Event cost: $50

Exhibition of Vermont’s WPA Art Collection


The T.W. Wood Gallery in Montpelier, VT, is planning a joint exhibit with the Central Vermont Medical Center to exhibit the state’s collection of Works Progress Administration (WPA) art. The WPA exhibit will highlight many works from the outstanding collection of paintings and… read more

Date: Tue. Sep 20th, 2016 - Fri. Nov 11th, 2016
Location: T.W. Wood Gallery, Center for Arts and Learning, 46 Barre Street, Montpelier, VT and Central Vermont Medical Center, 130 Fisher Road, Berlin, VT