#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.

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The New Deal - Timeline of The New Deal: Using at timeline storyboard, have students plot main events of FDR's New Deal. They should include effects of The New Deal and information about the Civil Works Administration and Relief Recovery Reform.

The New Deal - Timeline of The New Deal: Using at timeline storyboard, have students plot main events of FDR's New Deal. They should include effects of The New Deal and information about the Civil Works Administration and Relief Recovery Reform.

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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

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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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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!

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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.

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#FossilFriday Aurora mastodonts 1 (above) and 2 (below) are two of four mastodonts (Mammut americanum) recovered beginning in March 1934 by Civil Works Administration workers digging what is now known as Mastodon Lake in Phillips Park, Aurora, Illinois. As of the present, Mastodont 1 at Aurora is Illinois’ “last mastodont standing.” Photograph courtesy of the Illinois State Museum.

#FossilFriday Aurora mastodonts 1 (above) and 2 (below) are two of four mastodonts (Mammut americanum) recovered beginning in March 1934 by Civil Works Administration workers digging what is now known as Mastodon Lake in Phillips Park, Aurora, Illinois. As of the present, Mastodont 1 at Aurora is Illinois’ “last mastodont standing.” Photograph courtesy of the Illinois State Museum.

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Situated in the northwest corner of the city and within the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Lands End is often shrouded  in fog.  Between 1854 and 1937, numerous ships wrecked or sank as they attempted to navigate the perilous conditions of thick fog, strong currents and rocky shoreline.  Once a landscape of sand dunes and hills where very few trees grew, the scenery changed in the early 1930s when workers from the Civil  Works Administration program planted thousands of Monterey…

Situated in the northwest corner of the city and within the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Lands End is often shrouded in fog. Between 1854 and 1937, numerous ships wrecked or sank as they attempted to navigate the perilous conditions of thick fog, strong currents and rocky shoreline. Once a landscape of sand dunes and hills where very few trees grew, the scenery changed in the early 1930s when workers from the Civil Works Administration program planted thousands of Monterey…

Men holding traps and dead rats in Geneva, Alabama, as part of a project of the Civil Works Administration. :: Alabama Photographs and Pictures Collection

Men holding traps and dead rats in Geneva, Alabama, as part of a project of the Civil Works Administration. :: Alabama Photographs and Pictures Collection

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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.

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