#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 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

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

#10 Workers paint the gold dome of Denver Capital, for a project contributing to the Civil Works administration.

#10 Workers paint the gold dome of Denver Capital, for a project contributing to the Civil Works administration.

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.

The Civil Works Administration (CWA), created during a lunchtime meeting in November 1933, put 4.3 million people to work 10 weeks later on roads, schools, parks, playgrounds and athletic fields.  PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT's better-known WPA and Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) employed millions more and left durable monuments all over the country. . . .   (PHOTO:  WPA construction workers in 1936.  The Roosevelt program was one of several that employed millions during the Great Depression.)

Nostalgia for New Deal Job Plan

The Civil Works Administration (CWA), created during a lunchtime meeting in November 1933, put 4.3 million people to work 10 weeks later on roads, schools, parks, playgrounds and athletic fields. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT's better-known WPA and Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) employed millions more and left durable monuments all over the country. . . . (PHOTO: WPA construction workers in 1936. The Roosevelt program was one of several that employed millions during the Great Depression.)

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

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

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

#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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