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Public Works Administration Project, Bonneville Dam in Oregon to prevent flooding. This is the Dam during the project.

Public Works Administration Project, Bonneville Dam in Oregon to prevent flooding. This is the Dam during the project.

(#9) The Triborough Bridge was thought to have been built by the WPA, Workers Progress Administration. But was actually built by the PWA.

Profiles from the recession ~ [REPORT] Bridge to Somewhere: Public Works Administration

( The Triborough Bridge was thought to have been built by the WPA, Workers Progress Administration. But was actually built by the PWA.

(#2) The PWA did not move the United States toward recovery. The creation of the Administration occurred at the end of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's first hundred days in office.

( The PWA did not move the United States toward recovery. The creation of the Administration occurred at the end of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's first hundred days in office.

Diego Rivera's Detroit Industry | Atlas Obscura

Diego Rivera's Detroit Industry

Diego Rivera's Detroit Industry | Atlas Obscura

(#7) PWA project, Bonneville power and navigation Dam on the Columbia River in Oregon in 1936.

( PWA project, Bonneville power and navigation Dam on the Columbia River in Oregon in

The construction of a group of concrete blocks near the east end of the Grand Coulee Dam. April 1, 1937

( Probably the biggest project that the PWA had made was the Grand Coulee Dam. The Dam became the administrations largest public works project. When it was done it was the biggest thing human beings had ever built, anywhere.

Started building Dam number 10 on 08/15/1935 .Public Works Administration Project, Army Corps of Engineers, in Gulkinberg Iowa, Dams under construction, Upper Mississippi River Navigation Improvement.

Started building Dam number 10 on .Public Works Administration Project, Army Corps of Engineers, in Gulkinberg Iowa, Dams under construction, Upper Mississippi River Navigation Improvement.

(#6) The PWA was not not apart of the National Recovery Administration, it affected almost every state except North Carolina. But the PWA did not move the united states toward recovery.

The Public Works Administration created jobs while improving the nation’s infrastructure.

This shows the Public Work Administrations total cost for the development of the new houses, bridges, tunnels, and schools,etc...

This shows the Public Work Administrations total cost for the development of the new houses, bridges, tunnels, and schools,etc.

Its cornerstone and it's in 1939 and  there is a plaque of the Public Works Administration, one of the many new government agencies

Its cornerstone and it's in 1939 and there is a plaque of the Public Works Administration, one of the many new government agencies

Photographs of Us: Black sharecropper mother homeschooling her children, January 1939 in Transylvania, Louisiana.

Transylvania Homeschool January "Negro sharecropper mother teaching children numbers and alphabet in home.

(#12) The PWA Hoover dam. One of their biggest projects.

( The PWA Hoover dam. One of their biggest projects.

1941 Striking textile mill workers in Georgia

The Public Works Administration , became apart of a long term program called the AAA and they raised prices by paying farmers to reduce crop and livestock output.

1935 PHOTO OR Oregon Two Adorable Blonde Farm Boys Overalls Garden Shack

1935 PHOTO OR Oregon Two Adorable Blonde Farm Boys Overalls Garden Shack

1935 PHOTO OR Oregon Two Adorable Blonde Farm Boys Overalls Garden Shack in Collectibles, Photographic Images, Vintage & Antique Other Antique Photographs

PWA project plaque, using the name Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works, on the Pine City, Minnesota City Hall

( The PWA was not a work-relief program, like the WPA, which was created two years later. People working on PWA projects didn't have to be on relief, but the program was meant to help reduce the relief rolls.

In the 1930's the  Public Work Administration shows all of the bridges and projects that were developed.

In the the Public Work Administration shows all of the bridges and projects that were developed.