- Title: CF790
02:54:14 - 02:57:56
New Deal public works project – 1937
WPA. Good montage opening through matte of map of USA of people busy at work showing examples of projects commissioned by the Works Progress Administration after 1935. Man lays bricks for a pavement, road building in rural districts and national parks. Big digger JVC helps move rubble. Pigs on a farm. Group of men help carve out the roads and the embankments on either side, could be chain gang. Quarry explosions and rocks transported. Men working on a road in a state park. Lining rivers with embankments. Creating reservoirs, inc. reservoir at Atlantic City.
02:57:56 - 03:01:31
New Jersey community stadium. Bridge building and repair. A quayside in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Sewer pipes, aerodomes. Runway construction at Newark Airport. GVs of airports at Cleveland, Detroit, Chicago, Philadelphia. Slum clearance. New apartment construction. Building repair. Building with Ohio written on the front.
- Keywords:USA, THIRTIES, NEW DEAL, GREAT DEPRESSION, FORESTRY WORK, OFFICE WORK, ELECTRICITY, SMALL TOWN LIFE, BUILDING, CONSTRUCTION, CIVIL ENGINEERING
- Master Title:CF790