The Civil Works Administration 1933-1934: The Business of Emergency Employment in the New Deal

The Civil Works Administration 1933-1934: The Business of Emergency Employment in the New Deal (Hardcover)

The Civil Works Administration 1933-1934: The Business of Emergency Employment in the New Deal

The Civil Works Administration, 1933-1934: The Business of Emergency Employment in the New Deal

The Civil Works Administration, 1933-1934: The Business of Emergency Employment in the New Deal (Paperback)

The Civil Works Administration, 1933-1934: The Business of Emergency Employment in the New Deal

#3 The Civil Works Administration employed unskilled people in need of work, sewing was one of the jobs many women did.

#3 The Civil Works Administration employed unskilled people in need of work, sewing was one of the jobs many women did.

The Civil Works Administration was established during the Great Depression to rapidly create manual labor jobs for millions of unemployed workers. President Franklin D. Roosevelt unveiled the CWA on November 8, 1933. Roosevelt was convinced that jobs were much better for everyone than cash handouts. The CWA's workers laid 12 million feet of sewer pipe and built or improved 255,000 miles of roads, 40,000 schools, 3,700 playgrounds, and nearly 1,000 airports.

The Civil Works Administration was established during the Great Depression to rapidly create manual labor jobs for millions of unemployed workers. President Franklin D. Roosevelt unveiled the CWA on November 8, 1933. Roosevelt was convinced that jobs were much better for everyone than cash handouts. The CWA's workers laid 12 million feet of sewer pipe and built or improved 255,000 miles of roads, 40,000 schools, 3,700 playgrounds, and nearly 1,000 airports.

Road construction project of the Civil Works Administration in Burnt Corn, Alabama. :: Alabama Photographs and Pictures Collection

Road construction project of the Civil Works Administration in Burnt Corn, Alabama. :: Alabama Photographs and Pictures Collection

The New Deal - 5 Ws: FDR's New Deal sought to help America recover from The Great Depression. Create a plot diagram graphic organizer / storyboard to look at the effects of the New Deal and how Relief Recovery Reform and the Civil Works Administration tried to help the American people.

The New Deal - 5 Ws: FDR's New Deal sought to help America recover from The Great Depression. Create a plot diagram graphic organizer / storyboard to look at the effects of the New Deal and how Relief Recovery Reform and the Civil Works Administration tried to help the American people.

Civil Works Administration workers on their way to fill a gully with wheelbarrows of earth during the construction of the Lake Merced Parkway Boulevard, under President Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal, San Francisco, California, 1934.

Civil Works Administration workers on their way to fill a gully with wheelbarrows of earth during the construction of the Lake Merced Parkway Boulevard, under President Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal, San Francisco, California, 1934.

#11 Census of American business: 1933. A civil works administration project that was pretty well known.

#11 Census of American business: 1933. A civil works administration project that was pretty well known.

The New Deal - Programs of the New Deal: In this activity, students will look into different programs that FDR set up to help American Citizens. Examples include: WPA, Civil Works Administration, and the CCC. Find the complete student activity in our lesson plan!

The New Deal - Programs of the New Deal: In this activity, students will look into different programs that FDR set up to help American Citizens. Examples include: WPA, Civil Works Administration, and the CCC. Find the complete student activity in our lesson plan!

Men employed by the Civil Works Administration cheered as the U.S. flag was lowered at the close of their work day in Chicago In January 1934.

Men employed by the Civil Works Administration cheered as the U.S. flag was lowered at the close of their work day in Chicago In January 1934.

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