The New Deal has been my chief area of research for over 40 years, but I also study old roads and their development and effects on the landscape – especially early auto highways. I grew up near the Lincoln Highway,… read more
Historian’s Journal: In Search of the New Deal
By Glory-June Greiff
Glory-June takes to the road at a moment's notice for work—or for the sheer joy of it—always keeping her eyes open for New Deal discoveries in Indiana and beyond or to see how surviving sites are faring.
Glory-June Greiff Recently, I headed up to Pokagon State Park in the far northeast corner of Indiana for the 69th annual CCC Remembrance – formerly, the CCC reunion – held in the Nature Center. This was my 32nd consecutive reunion,… read more
Glory-June Greiff Some 34 years ago I traveled to the National Archives in Washington D.C. to go through Indiana’s WPA records. Perhaps the last WPA project was to compile the project records for all the states, each of which had… read more