Found in Harrisburg Telegraph in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on Fri, Dec 27, 1935. 1935 WPA   Civil Works Administration employees

Found in Harrisburg Telegraph in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on Fri, Dec 27, 1935. 1935 WPA Civil Works Administration employees

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.

#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.

English: Reliance Insurance Company of Philadelphia (1881-82), 429 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, by Furness & Evans, architects. Photograph from George W. Engelhart

English: Reliance Insurance Company of Philadelphia (1881-82), 429 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, by Furness & Evans, architects. Photograph from George W. Engelhart

Memphis Pink Palace Museum Murals -   Project type: Art, Mural	 New Deal Agencies: Civil Works Administration (CWA), Public Works of Art Project (PWAP)	 Started: 1934	 Completed: 1935	 Artists: Burton Callicott

Memphis Pink Palace Museum Murals - Project type: Art, Mural New Deal Agencies: Civil Works Administration (CWA), Public Works of Art Project (PWAP) Started: 1934 Completed: 1935 Artists: Burton Callicott

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

CWA: Civil Works Administration - ThingLink

CWA: Civil Works Administration - ThingLink

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.

Heretic, Rebel, a Thing to Flout: FDR’s Prequel to the WPA Was a Hit.  On November 8, 1933 President Franklin Delano Roosevelt announced plans to create the new Civil Works Administration  which, he said, would provide up to 4 million jobs for the unemployed while doing important work building roads, bridges, sewer lines, and other infrastructure.

Heretic, Rebel, a Thing to Flout: FDR’s Prequel to the WPA Was a Hit. On November 8, 1933 President Franklin Delano Roosevelt announced plans to create the new Civil Works Administration which, he said, would provide up to 4 million jobs for the unemployed while doing important work building roads, bridges, sewer lines, and other infrastructure.

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.

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