CCC Legacy CCC Legacy is "dedicated to research, preservation, and education to
promote a better understanding of the Civilian Conservation Corps and
its continuing contribution to American life and culture."
Frances Perkins Center "The mission of the Frances Perkins Center is to fulfill the legacy of Frances Perkins, principal architect of the New Deal, by continuing her work for social and economic justice and preserving for future generations her nationally significant family homestead."
Library of Congress - Final Report on the WPA Program, 1935 - 1943 This is a downloadable report/summary of the WPA, published in 1946
by the U.S. Government Printing Office, and contains much valuable
information. For example, there are appendices reporting total volume
of various WPA projects, e.g., schools and airports, as well as
Living New Deal The Living New Deal is in the process of "building a national database of thousands of documents, photographs, and
personal stories about public works made possible by the New Deal." After spending a few years focusing on California, their "goal is to inventory, map, and publicize the achievements of the New Deal and its public works across all fifty states."
National New Deal Preservation Association This organization promotes "the identification, documentation,
preservation and education of people about the New Deal visual and
performing arts, literature, crafts, structures and environmental
New Deal Archaeology This is a website designed "to promote the study of archaeology conducted under the auspices of
federal work relief funding during the Great Depression, and to promote
research using field records and archaeological collections generated as
part of these New Deal-funded archaeological investigations."
New Deal Art Registry The New Deal Art Registry "is a collaboratively assembled and maintained guide to surviving public art that was created under New Deal programs, 1934-1943. We aim to compile a reliable and complete list of murals, sculptures, frescoes, mosaics, and other works that still exist in public buildings throughout the US."
New Deal Network The New Deal Network (NDN) seeks "to create a network of
institutions and individuals studying the Depression and the New Deal
and to incorporate or link contributions developed by students,
historians, and other institutions to NDN."
WPA Projects - A Waymarking.com Category Waymarking is a GPS-marking project for interesting places. Not
only is a site mapped with GPS, but information about the site is
included. As of 9-7-2011, there were 347 WPA-related
places/projects marked and explained.
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