New Deal Road Work | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

New Deal Road Work

New Deal Road Work | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Workers toiling in the sun on the roadside, as a part of the Works Progress Administration (WPA). As a program of the New Deal, it was provided to create jobs and boost the American economy.
DESCRIPTION
Workers toiling in the sun on the roadside, as a part of the Works Progress Administration (WPA). As a program of the New Deal, it was provided to create jobs and boost the American economy.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:49392
Creation Date:circa July 21 1936
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Mount Pleasant
County:Racine
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Wisconsin. State Planning Board : Federal relief agencies records, 1934-1948
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH Series 847
Original Dimensions:10 x 8 inches
SUBJECTS
Implements, utensils, etc.
Land use, Rural
Men
United States. Works Progress Administration
Signs and signboards
Blue collar workers
Hats
Work clothes
Outdoor photography
Road construction workers
Roads

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