Garfield Playground – Washington DC

Description

The Federal Emergency Relief Administration and the Civil Works Administration funded and constructed improvements at the Garfield Playground in Washington DC, between, 1933-1934. “Playing area increased by relocation of hedges, graded, relocation of equipment.”

Source notes

Report of the Government of the District of Columbia, For the Year Ended June 30, 1934, Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1935, p. 86.

Project originally submitted by Brent McKee on August 5, 2020.

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Location Info


Garfield Playground
Washington, DC

Location notes: General location marker.

Coordinates: 38.88152, -77.00375

One comment on “Garfield Playground – Washington DC

  1. My father was discharged from Camp Garfield.
    Is this what they called my fathers camp was called?
    He took a lot of pictures which I have. My father passed away in the eighties. I loved his stories about being in the CCC. I became a soil scientist and soil conservationist.
    Thanks to his stories.

    Thanks to the CCC.

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