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New Deal History: Revisited & Revised

News items that discuss and rethink the New Deal and its impact on America.

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  • Decades-Old Model of S.F. Needs a Home
    • March 2, 2011
    A 71-year-old lode of San Francisco history is looking for a home. It's a three-dimensional scale model of San Francisco, built of wood by the Works Progress Administration and presented to the city in 1940. It was an extraordinary freeze-frame of what San Francisco looked like just before World War II, ...
  • WPA model update
    • September 30, 2010
    Chronicle reporter Carl Nolte's article on the WPA-made model of San Francisco elicited a great deal of interest in and information on the 3-D map, including a number of suggestions of where it might go. I will be following up on the suggestions; my chief concern is that it be ...
  • San Francisco Model Update
    • September 30, 2010
    Chronicle reporter Carl Nolte's article on the WPA-made model of San Francisco (see News post of Sept. 11, 2010) elicited a great deal of interest in and information on the 3-D map, including a number of suggestions of where it might go. We have followed up on the suggestions; our ...
  • Giant relief map of San Francisco discovered in UC warehouse
    • September 11, 2010
    From the San Francisco Chronicle (Sept. 6, 2010): A giant museum-quality three-dimensional relief map of San Francisco as it appeared 70 years ago has turned up in a UC Berkeley warehouse, stored in 17 wooden cases. "It is like a colossal jigsaw puzzle," said Gray Brechin, a UC scholar who helped recover ...
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