National Zoological Park Construction

ID: 94-517 or NZP 1100

Creator: Hardy, E

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1934

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

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Civil Works Administration Project workers construct a trail to the Bird House in the National Zoological Park in March 1934. The Bird House appears in background. Depression era programs allowed the Zoo to build and renovate many facilities.


  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)
  • Bird House (NZP)
  • Works Progress Administration (WPA)


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,


  • 1934
  • 1929

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions


  • Construction
  • Zoos
  • Civil Works Administration (CWA)
  • Depressions
  • Grounds


  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

94-517 or NZP 1100

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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