Why we need a new WPA

In an CNN opinion piece titled, “Why we need a new WPA,” Paula M. Krebs makes a case for addressing today’s economic woes by using policy lessons from a time when the government stepped in to provide paid work for construction workers and artists alike. Read the full piece here.

“Photographic print from New York production of Macbeth.” Source: CCN.

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New Deal Maps

Check out our latest map and guide to the work of the New Deal in Washington, D.C. It includes 500 New Deal sites in the District alone, highlighting 34 notable sites, and includes an inset map of the area around the National Mall which can be used for self-guided walking tours.

Take a look at our previous guides, equally comprehensive, covering key New Deal sites in San Francisco and New York City.