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NYC's Roosevelt House: History and education

...Black-and-white photographs ? some by renowned photographers Dorothea Lange and Ben Shahn ? illustrate FDR's Works Progress Administration and Civilian Conservation Corps programs, which ranged from construction to murals to medical care.This...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-09-20/nycs-roosevelt-house-history-and-ed
Depression-era colony cashing in on Johnny Cash's fame

...he was J.R. Cash, a son of Kingsland, Ark., farmers who successfully applied to take part in a 1930s Works Progress Administration experiment. The federal government brought in 487 families and gave them land and a mule."This was a practice...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-08-18/depression-colony-cashing-johnny-ca
Fiscal failure

...universal pre-kindergarten; expansion of the earned-income tax credit to childless working adults; and "a Works Progress Administration-like effort to put thousands of veterans, youth and others to work upgrading the National Park System...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-03-09/fiscal-failure
Who's been piling up debt?

...During the first period, deep in the Great Depression, Franklin Roosevelt came into office, started up the Works Progress Administration, the Civilian Conservation Corps and the Tennessee Valley Authority. He created the Social Security system...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2012-10-08/whos-been-piling-debt
Copy of Ellis Island art will tell of immigrants

...the only ones who saw it.Laning and three assistants were paid $23 a week for the painting through the Works Progress Administration, a Depression-era jobs program used to preserve workers' skills. Years later, Laning would earn $150...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-11-07/copy-ellis-island-art-will-te
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Remember your history, GOP

...During the first period, deep in the Great Depression, Franklin Roosevelt came into office, started up the Works Progress Administration, the Civilian Conservation Corps and the Tennessee Valley Authority. He created the Social Security system...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2011-11-25/remember-your-history-go
Canal to be drained

...Largest flood on record in Augusta 1936-40: Levee is enlarged with assistance from Corps of Engineers and Works Progress Administration. 1964: Major flood; levee gates and stop-logs are closed. 1975: Augusta Canal is placed on National...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2008-12-01/canal-be-drained
Canal gets celebration

...Largest flood on record in Augusta 1936-40: Levee is enlarged with assistance from Corps of Engineers and Works Progress Administration. 1964: Major flood; levee gates and stop-logs are closed. 1975: Augusta Canal is placed on National...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2006-11-12/canal-gets-celebration
Historic Augusta is honored for restoration projects

...was presented to Mr. and Mrs. Matt Aitken. - 2200 Broad St. -- Julian Smith Casino, built in 1936 as a Works Progress Administration project on Lake Olmstead. A preservation award was presented to the Recreation Department of Augusta-Richmond...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/11/19/ric_556231.shtml
Richmond Neighbors
Semiprivate golf club has seen many changes since its creation

...fact, many golf courses actually closed their doors." The city secured a $12,000 federal grant and used Works Progress Administration labor to make property improvements, such as the construction of the sandstone wall by the road and the steps...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/05/aik_75807.shtml