- Site Type:
- Civic Facilities, Cemeteries
- New Deal Agencies:
- Work Relief Programs, Civil Works Administration (CWA)
- Quality of Information:
- Site Survival:
In 1933-34, the Civil Works Administration (CWA) worked at the United States Soldiers’ and Airmen’s Home National Cemetery repairing the grounds and cleaning tombstones. It is one of the country’s oldest national cemeteries, the final resting place for more than 14,000 veterans, mostly from the Civil War
National Archives, Record Group 69, WPA Microfilm, District of Columbia, Box 969.
Site originally submitted by Brent McKee on May 28, 2013.
Additional contributions by Richard A Walker.
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