Construction at National Zoo

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Civil Works Administration Project workers cutting through a point to eliminate a dangerous curve in a road at the National Zoological Park, November 1933. In the background is the original Buffalo Barn.


National Zoological Park (U.S.)


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

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


  • 1933
  • 1929

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  • Construction
  • Zoos
  • Architecture
  • Roads
  • Civil Works Administration (CWA)
  • Depressions
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Grounds
  • Buildings
  • African Americans


  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

94-516 or NZP 1328

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 6 1/2w x 4 1/2h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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