Workers Laying Water Main at National Zoological Park

ID: 2003-19579

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Landscape

Date: 1934

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 74 Box 217 Folder 6

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Summary

This photographs shows Civil Works Administration laborers cutting a trench for laying a water main at the National Zoological Park (NZP). The location is on Adams Mill Road in order to provide fire protection near the office of the Director. The CWA was part of the New Deal plan to employ people during the Great Depression.

Author

Unknown

Subject

National Zoological Park (U.S.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 74 Box 217 Folder 6

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1934

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • New Deal, 1933-1939
  • Civil Works Administration (CWA)
  • Grounds
  • Construction
  • Safety
  • Landscapes
  • Zoos

Form/Genre

  • Landscape
  • Photographic print

ID Number

2003-19579

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 5w x 7h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print

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