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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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  • New Deal Exhibit at the Royal Philatelic Society in London
    • April 2, 2022
    Charles Epting, President and CEO of H.R. Harmer, will be showing his collection of mail and other postal history from the era of New Deal to the Royal Philatelic Society in London. During the New Deal era, Postmaster General James A. Farley issued a stamp that promoted the work the National ...
  • Black in the Limelight: The New Deal’s Negro Theater Project
    • February 18, 2022
    It was April 14,1936 and the nation was mired deep in the Great Depression. But joy could be found that night in Harlem at the Lafayette Theatre. It was the glitzy world premiere of the Federal Theatre Project’s Negro Theatre Unit production of Shakespeare’s MacBeth, directed by the 20-year-old Orson ...
  • It Can't Happen Here?
    • January 27, 2022
    It Can't Happen Here? The nation was roiling from fear and discontent laid bare by the Great Depression. On the morning of FDR’s inauguration, March 4, 1933, Washington was braced for violence. Elected in a landslide, Roosevelt promised to make people’s lives better. They deserved a New Deal, he had said. ...
  • The Forgotten Coup of 1933
    • January 19, 2022
    That the American press largely ignored an attempt to forcibly overthrow President Franklin Roosevelt only months after his inauguration in 1933 seems less extraordinary in light of the right-wing media’s current efforts to dismiss a far more alarming—and televised—coup attempt on January 6, 2021. Jonathan M. Katz resurrects that earlier effort ...
  • Living New Deal Webinar Series: “The New Deal Artistry of Jo Mora”
    • January 12, 2022
    Courtesy, Jo Mora Trust JOIN US!“The New Deal Artistry of Jo Mora”Tuesday, January 18, 5pm PSTAdventurer, author and artist of the American West, Jo Mora worked as a cowboy, a guard on a Mexican railroad, and lived with the Hopi in Arizona before settling in California, where he briefly worked for ...
  • Arthur Rothstein's New Deal-Era Photography Continues to Grace the Walls of Roosevelt House
    • November 8, 2021
    There’s still time to visit the New Deal photo exhibition, The Great Depression: A Photographic Document. Vernon Evans, migrant from South Dakota,near Missoula, Montana. 1936. photo by Arthur Rothstein In 1976, social documentary photographer Arthur Rothstein created a book proposal titled The Great Depression: A Photographic Document. The outline featured an introduction—President ...
  • New Exhibit "For the Greatest Number: The New Deal Revisited"
    • September 28, 2021
    The Free Library of Philadelphia is hosting a New Deal exhibit called “For the Greatest Number: The New Deal Revisited.” Co-curated by Laura Stroffolino, who is Print and Picture Collection Curator, and and Caitlin Goodman, Curator of the Rare Book Department, the exhibit shows how workers shaped the nation during the ...
  • Lost New Deal Paintings Found at Beaver Dam Middle School in Wisconsin
    • August 13, 2021
    Photo: KEN THOMAS Daily Citizen. Two New Deal paintings that depict industry and early settlement were recently found behind a wall of cabinets at the Beaver Dam Middle School in Wisconsin. Installed in 1934, the paintings were removed in 1995, when the district remodeled the middle school. Read the full story here. ...
  • Interactive Map of New Deal Sites in New Mexico
    • July 6, 2021
    The New Mexico Chapter of the National New Deal Preservation Association and the New Mexico Humanities Council collaborated to produce this interactive map of New Deal sites in New Mexico. The map features New Deal projects that include CCC camps, public buildings, public art, and monuments. See more details and ...
  • Map Reveals the Hidden New Deal in the Nation’s Capital
    • March 8, 2021
    March 2021FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFor more information: [email protected] Reveals the Hidden New Deal in the Nation’s Capital Though few may realize it, the New Deal lives on in Washington DC. A Map and Guide to the Art and Architecture of the New Deal, published by the nonprofit Living New Deal, reveals the extent ...
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