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The New Deal: A 75th Anniversary Celebration

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2008 marks the 75th anniversary of the New Deal, the series of programs initiated by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt to help Americans recover during the Great Depression. Programs such as the Civilian Conservation Corps, the Civil Works Administration, and the Works Progress Administration gave hope, support, and encouragement to millions of Americans. Several New Deal programs, including Social Security, continue to help Americans today. Did you know? The Federal Music Program created or nurtured over 30 symphonic orchestras, including those in San Francisco, Boston, Cleveland, Chicago, and Los Angeles. The Federal Writers Project offered support and encouragement to such writers as John Steinbeck, Ralph Ellison, Studs Terkel, John Cheever, and Eudora Welty. Under the Civilian Conservation Corps, American workers planted 3 billion trees, constructed over 46,000 bridges, and restored 360 Civil War battlefields Kathy Flynn is executive director of the National New Deal Preservation Association. She lives in Santa Fe. M a r k e t i n g H i g h l i g h t s Comemorative Activities Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum will sponsor a traveling FSA photo exhibit: This Great Nation Will Endure. This exhibit will be available at several national archive facilities around the country. Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park, New York, opens a new exhibit The FirstHundred days on March 4, 2008. Franklin D. Roosevelt American Heritage Museum in Worcester, Massachusetts, will share its treasures. National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., has an exhibit planned. The center for New Deal Studies at Roosevelt University in Chicago is underway with plans to include some of the community programs. Explore the contributions of one of America's most influential eras.

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Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the New Deal, this volume describes the many programs that it funded, such as the Civilian Conservation Corps, projects in art, music, theater, and writing, the Social Security Administration, and the National Labor Relations Board. Many photos and examples of paintings, playbills, posters, and other resources are shown throughout. Flynn is associated with the National New Deal Preservation Association. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Men will thank God on their knees, a hundred years from now, that Franklin Delano Roosevelt was in the White House . New York Times April 13, 1945


Synopsis:

2008 marks the 75th anniversary of the New Deal, the series of programs initiated by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt to help Americans recover during the Great Depression. Programs such as the Civilian Conservation Corps, the Civil Works Administration, and the Works Progress Administration gave hope, support, and encouragement to millions of Americans. Several New Deal programs, including Social Security, continue to help Americans today.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781423602927
Author:
Flynn, Kathy
Publisher:
Gibbs Smith Publishers
With:
Polese, Richard
Foreword by:
Roosevelt, Anna Eleanor
Foreword:
Roosevelt, Anna Eleanor
Author:
Polses, Richard
Author:
Polese, Richard
Author:
Flynn, Kathryn A.
Subject:
History
Subject:
New deal, 1933-1939
Subject:
United States - 20th Century/WWII
Subject:
United States - 19th Century
Subject:
United States - 20th Century/Depression
Subject:
United States Social policy.
Subject:
United States Economic conditions 1918-
Subject:
US History - 20th Century
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20080531
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
168
Dimensions:
10.23x9.21x.91 in. 2.45 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Men will thank God on their knees, a hundred years from now, that Franklin Delano Roosevelt was in the White House . New York Times April 13, 1945


"Synopsis" by , 2008 marks the 75th anniversary of the New Deal, the series of programs initiated by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt to help Americans recover during the Great Depression. Programs such as the Civilian Conservation Corps, the Civil Works Administration, and the Works Progress Administration gave hope, support, and encouragement to millions of Americans. Several New Deal programs, including Social Security, continue to help Americans today.
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