Civil Works Administration Workers Laying Water Main Pipes

ID: 2003-19547

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1934

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

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Summary

This photograph shows Civil Works Administration laborers laying water main pipes to the Office of the Director in the National Zoological Park. The CWA was a New Deal program established to employ people during the Great Depression. These laborers are laying the water main in the snow.

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

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Topic

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

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Landscape

ID Number

2003-19547

Physical description

Color: Sepia; Size: 4 1/2wx 7h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print

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