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New Deal industrial recovery. Photomontage

FDR Compilation 2 Great Depression/New Deal

Fighting President (Part V)

Fighting President (Part V)
Fighting President (Part V)

The Road is Open Again

The Road is Open Again
The Road is Open Again

Hands

Hands
Hands

Young campers saying grace before lunch at the FERA camp for unemployed women - Anastasia Island

Explaining New Deal. From the left, W. Dale Clark of Omaha; Lyman E. Wakefield, of Minneapolis, and Thomas R. Preston, Chattanooga, all directors of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, photographed at the luncheon which interrupted the "explaining" of the New Deal by Chamber Directors. It was emphasized that the Directors were not "denouncing" the New Deal, merely "explaining"

Big talk on little houses. These high officials of the New Deal's housing family photographed as they concluded a conference with President Roosevelt. From the left: Stewart McDonald, head of the [FHA?]; Secretary Henry Morgenthau, Jr., Morris L. Coske, head of Rural Electrification, and Peter Grimm, housing expert working in the Treasury Department. Grimm and his associates from New York are concluding a report on housing conditions east of the Mississippi which is expected to show only from 2 to 4 percent vacancies. His report to the President is expected to have a bearing on the future policy of both Federal Housing, Works Progress Administration, the Rural Electrification program and Rural Resettlement, 10/29/35

TVA's defender. Lawrence Fly, legal light of the New Deal, photographed in Washington when he returned from his victory in New Orleans circuit court fight with opponents of the TVA. 8/14/35

Dawn Strikes at the Capitol Dome

Dawn Strikes at the Capitol Dome
Dawn Strikes at the Capitol Dome

Blasts New Deal, Washington, D.C., August 7. Photo shows one of the chief speakers of the old Huey Long movement as he addressed the members of the press at the pre club in Washington. He blasted the "New Deal" in no uncertain terms. Photo shows the Rev. Gerald L.K. Smith in action front of the news

John L. Lewis listens to Smith, Washington, D.C., August 7. John L. Lewis listening to the Rev. Smith blast the New Deal at the Premiere Club in Washington today. Smith also professed that we would all see the day and thank Lewis for breaking away from the American Federation of Labor

We Work Again

We Work Again
We Work Again

President organizes $4,000,000,000 pump priming campaign. Washington, D.C., April 11. President Roosevelt met with his Relief and Congressional Aides today to the personal command of a new administration fight to check business recession with a $4,000,000,000 pump priming campaign. The president subordinated all other White House business to efforts to hammer his lending and spending program into shape as a major New Deal offensive against recession and unemployment, left to right: Director of the Budget Daniel Bell, Sen. James F. Byrnes, SC. Sen. Carter Glass of Va., Majority Leader of the House Sen. Sam Rayburn of Tex., Sen Kenneth McKeller of Tenn., Sec. of Treasury Henry Morenthau, and in the rear, Rep. Edward Johnson, of Colo., April 11, 1938

The River

The River
The River

Labor camp. The inscription on the mountain translated reads: "P.R.R.A. New Deal" (Puerto Rico Resettlement Administration New Deal). Puerto Rico

Migrant workers at a juke joint - Belle Glade, Florida

San Francisco, California. After forty-four years of Republican administration, California gets a Democratic administration. The California "New Deal" faces same opposition as the national "New Deal"

The City

The City
The City

Bill Tankersley from the NYA's Camp Roosevelt posing in front of an airplane: Ocala, Florida

PRESIDENT BROADCASTS ON 7TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE A.A.A. WASHINGTON, D.C. MARCH 8. ASKING CONTINUED SUPPORT FOR THE NEW DEAL, PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TONIGHT BROADCASTED ON THE SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE THREE A'S TO FARMERS OF AMERICA, HUNDREDS OF WHOM WERE AT 'FARMER DINERS' LISTENING IN. THE PRESIDENT SAID THAT THE NEW DEAL USED TWO 'TOOLS OF DEMOCRACY', THE RECIPROCAL TRADE ACT AND THE FARM CONSERVATION PROGRAM, TO HOLD AMERICAN MARKETS ABROAD AND TO PRESERVE DEMOCRACY AT HOME. P.M.G. FARLEY AND SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE ALSO JOINED THE PROGRAM, FARLEY FROM NEW YORK AND WALLACE FROM THE WHITE HOUSE. SECRETARY WALLACE CALLED F.D.R. THE 'FARMER'S GREATEST FRIEND' EVER IN THE WHITE HOUSE

Power and the Land

Power and the Land
Power and the Land

Robert Jackson sworn in as Justice. Washington, D.C. July 11. Robert Jackson was sworn in as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court in President Roosevelt's office before an audience comprising most of the high officials of the New Deal with whom he had been associated for seven years. Picture shows the President as he congratulates Jackson. Left to right--Mary Jackson, daughter of Mr. Jackson, Mrs. Jackson and Robert Jackson. President Roosevelt is in left foreground

"New Deal" WPA art, Clarkson S. Fisher Federal Building & U.S. Courthouse, Trenton, New Jersey

"New Deal" WPA art, Clarkson S. Fisher Federal Building & U.S. Courthouse, Trenton, New Jersey

"New Deal" WPA art, Clarkson S. Fisher Federal Building & U.S. Courthouse, Trenton, New Jersey

The Arthurdale Inn in the Arthurdale community near Kingwood, West Virginia

Craft shop in the Arthurdale community near Kingwood, West Virginia

Pumphouse in the Arthurdale community near Kingwood, West Virginia

Pennsylvania Turnpike, Breezewood Interchange, Near State Route 2029 about 1 mile Southwest of Breezewood, Breezewood, Bedford County, PA

New Republican Senator asserts independence. Washington, D.C., Dec. 28. Senator Clyde M. Reed, Republican Senator elect from Kansas, came to Washington for the coming Congressional session and right away made it clear he was here as a 'free and independent' senator and intended to vote every question on his own judgment. he also made it clear he would fight New Deal's spending programs, 12/28/38

Capital and Labor at White House conference. Washington, D.C., Jan. 14. A group comprising representatives of Capital, Labor and the Erstwhile Brain Trust of the New Deal converged upon the White House today to put before the President some recommendations for pulling business out of present slump. Left to right; John L. Lewis C.I.O. leader, Charles Taussig, former Brain truster, Owen D. Young, head of the General Electric Co. A.A. Berle, former Brain truster, Thomas W. Lamont, partner of J.P. Morgan, and Philip Murray, C.I.O. leader, 1/14/38

Borough of Elizabeth Riverfront Park, Market Street at Monongahela River, Elizabeth, Allegheny County, PA

Business and industry to have important voice in current monopoly investigation is plan. Washington, D.C., Oct. 6. Plans to give business and industry and important voice in the current New Deal monopoly investigation were formulated today at a meeting of the President's advisory council at the Department of Commerce. In the picture, left to right: W. Averell Harriman, Chairman of the Council; Secretary of Commerce Daniel A. Roper; Willard L. Thorp, Advisor to the Department of Commerce on Economic Studies and a member of the Monopoly Committee; and Assistant Secretary of Commerce Richard C. Patterson, also a member of the committee, 10/6/38

Capital and Labor leaders at White House. Washington, D.C., Jan. 14. Shown leaving the White House after a conference with President Roosevelt, where they presented some recommendations for pulling the country out of the present business slump, were left to right; A.A. Berle, former Brain truster of the New Deal, Philip Murray, C.I.O. leader, John L. Lewis, C.I.O. chief, Owen D. Young, head of the General Electric Co. and Thomas W. Lamont, partner of J.P. Morgan, 1/14/38

Sen. Taft returns for Congressional opening. Washington, D.C., Jan. 2. Back from a swing around the country on which he said he learned that 'sentiment against the New Deal is constantly rising,' Senator Robert A. Taft, Republican of Ohio, today told reporters the neutrality zone policy 'tends to involve us in disputes with other nations that might conceivably lead to war.' He added that attempts by the U.S. and other American countries to enforce a security zone around North and South American are perfectly indefensible and ridiculous

Commerce Secretary addresses American Retail Federation. Washington, D.C., May 22. Secretary of Commerce Harry Hopkins, right, pictured with Dr. David R. Craig, President of the American Retail Federation today at the Mayflower Hotel addressing members of the federation, Secretary Hopkins said that there must be no compromise with the underlying principles of the New Deal's social and economic reforms. At the same time, he told the businessmen that administration recognizes the necessity of fair business profits as an essential basis for increasing employment and private investment

Before Monopoly Committee. Washington, D.C., Nov. 11. Ernest T. Weir, arch-foe of the New Deal and Chairman of the National Steel Corporation, suggested before the National Monopoly Committee that it was 'easier for a company our size to operate and make a profit than a company with the size and ramifications of the U.S. Steel Corporation.' A.F. Feller, Counsel for the Committee and Special Assistant to the Attorney General, termed this statement by Weir the important yet made before the committee

J. Clark Salyer National Wildlife Refuge, Dam 320, Along Lower Souris River, Kramer, Bottineau County, ND

J. Clark Salyer National Wildlife Refuge, Dam 320, Along Lower Souris River, Kramer, Bottineau County, ND

J. Clark Salyer National Wildlife Refuge, Dam 320, Along Lower Souris River, Kramer, Bottineau County, ND

J. Clark Salyer National Wildlife Refuge, Dam 320, Along Lower Souris River, Kramer, Bottineau County, ND

J. Clark Salyer National Wildlife Refuge, Dam 320, Along Lower Souris River, Kramer, Bottineau County, ND

J. Clark Salyer National Wildlife Refuge, Dam 320, Along Lower Souris River, Kramer, Bottineau County, ND

J. Clark Salyer National Wildlife Refuge, Dam 320, Along Lower Souris River, Kramer, Bottineau County, ND

J. Clark Salyer National Wildlife Refuge, Dam 320, Along Lower Souris River, Kramer, Bottineau County, ND

J. Clark Salyer National Wildlife Refuge, Dam 320, Along Lower Souris River, Kramer, Bottineau County, ND

J. Clark Salyer National Wildlife Refuge, Dam 320, Along Lower Souris River, Kramer, Bottineau County, ND

J. Clark Salyer National Wildlife Refuge, Dam 320, Along Lower Souris River, Kramer, Bottineau County, ND

J. Clark Salyer National Wildlife Refuge, Dam 320, Along Lower Souris River, Kramer, Bottineau County, ND

J. Clark Salyer National Wildlife Refuge, Dam 320, Along Lower Souris River, Kramer, Bottineau County, ND

Town of Penn-Craft, Penncraft, Fayette County, PA

Town of Penn-Craft, Penncraft, Fayette County, PA

Town of Penn-Craft, Penncraft, Fayette County, PA

Town of Penn-Craft, Penncraft, Fayette County, PA

Town of Penn-Craft, Penncraft, Fayette County, PA

Town of Penn-Craft, Penncraft, Fayette County, PA

Town of Penn-Craft, Penncraft, Fayette County, PA

Town of Penn-Craft, Penncraft, Fayette County, PA

Town of Penn-Craft, Penncraft, Fayette County, PA

Town of Penn-Craft, Penncraft, Fayette County, PA

Town of Penn-Craft, Penncraft, Fayette County, PA

Town of Penn-Craft, Penncraft, Fayette County, PA

Town of Penn-Craft, Penncraft, Fayette County, PA

Town of Penn-Craft, Penncraft, Fayette County, PA

Town of Penn-Craft, Penncraft, Fayette County, PA

Town of Penn-Craft, Penncraft, Fayette County, PA

Town of Penn-Craft, Penncraft, Fayette County, PA

Town of Penn-Craft, Penncraft, Fayette County, PA

Passerelle in Lincoln Park, Spanning North Lake Shore Drive (U.S. Route 41) on axis of East Menomonee Street, Chicago, Cook County, IL

Passerelle in Lincoln Park, Spanning North Lake Shore Drive (U.S. Route 41) on axis of East Menomonee Street, Chicago, Cook County, IL

Passerelle in Lincoln Park, Spanning North Lake Shore Drive (U.S. Route 41) on axis of East Menomonee Street, Chicago, Cook County, IL

Passerelle in Lincoln Park, Spanning North Lake Shore Drive (U.S. Route 41) on axis of East Menomonee Street, Chicago, Cook County, IL

Passerelle in Lincoln Park, Spanning North Lake Shore Drive (U.S. Route 41) on axis of East Menomonee Street, Chicago, Cook County, IL

Passerelle in Lincoln Park, Spanning North Lake Shore Drive (U.S. Route 41) on axis of East Menomonee Street, Chicago, Cook County, IL

Passerelle in Lincoln Park, Spanning North Lake Shore Drive (U.S. Route 41) on axis of East Menomonee Street, Chicago, Cook County, IL

Passerelle in Lincoln Park, Spanning North Lake Shore Drive (U.S. Route 41) on axis of East Menomonee Street, Chicago, Cook County, IL

Passerelle in Lincoln Park, Spanning North Lake Shore Drive (U.S. Route 41) on axis of East Menomonee Street, Chicago, Cook County, IL

Passerelle in Lincoln Park, Spanning North Lake Shore Drive (U.S. Route 41) on axis of East Menomonee Street, Chicago, Cook County, IL

Northern Cheyenne Agency, Building No. 56, 950 feet north of U.S. Highway 212 on U.S. Highway 39, Lame Deer, Rosebud County, MT

Northern Cheyenne Agency, Building No. 56, 950 feet north of U.S. Highway 212 on U.S. Highway 39, Lame Deer, Rosebud County, MT

Northern Cheyenne Agency, Building No. 56, 950 feet north of U.S. Highway 212 on U.S. Highway 39, Lame Deer, Rosebud County, MT

Northern Cheyenne Agency, Building No. 56, 950 feet north of U.S. Highway 212 on U.S. Highway 39, Lame Deer, Rosebud County, MT

Northern Cheyenne Agency, Building No. 56, 950 feet north of U.S. Highway 212 on U.S. Highway 39, Lame Deer, Rosebud County, MT

Northern Cheyenne Agency, Building No. 56, 950 feet north of U.S. Highway 212 on U.S. Highway 39, Lame Deer, Rosebud County, MT

Northern Cheyenne Agency, Building No. 56, 950 feet north of U.S. Highway 212 on U.S. Highway 39, Lame Deer, Rosebud County, MT

Northern Cheyenne Agency, Building No. 56, 950 feet north of U.S. Highway 212 on U.S. Highway 39, Lame Deer, Rosebud County, MT

Northern Cheyenne Agency, Building No. 56, 950 feet north of U.S. Highway 212 on U.S. Highway 39, Lame Deer, Rosebud County, MT

Northern Cheyenne Agency, Building No. 56, 950 feet north of U.S. Highway 212 on U.S. Highway 39, Lame Deer, Rosebud County, MT

Northern Cheyenne Agency, Building No. 56, 950 feet north of U.S. Highway 212 on U.S. Highway 39, Lame Deer, Rosebud County, MT

Northern Cheyenne Agency, Building No. 56, 950 feet north of U.S. Highway 212 on U.S. Highway 39, Lame Deer, Rosebud County, MT

Oklahoma City Civic Center, Bounded by N. Shartel Avenue to the West, N. Hudson Avenue to the East, Couch Drive to the North, and Colcord Drive to the South, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, OK

Oklahoma City Civic Center, Bounded by N. Shartel Avenue to the West, N. Hudson Avenue to the East, Couch Drive to the North, and Colcord Drive to the South, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, OK

Oklahoma City Civic Center, Bounded by N. Shartel Avenue to the West, N. Hudson Avenue to the East, Couch Drive to the North, and Colcord Drive to the South, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, OK

Oklahoma City Civic Center, Bounded by N. Shartel Avenue to the West, N. Hudson Avenue to the East, Couch Drive to the North, and Colcord Drive to the South, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, OK

Oklahoma City Civic Center, Bounded by N. Shartel Avenue to the West, N. Hudson Avenue to the East, Couch Drive to the North, and Colcord Drive to the South, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, OK

Oklahoma City Civic Center, Bounded by N. Shartel Avenue to the West, N. Hudson Avenue to the East, Couch Drive to the North, and Colcord Drive to the South, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, OK

Oklahoma City Civic Center, Bounded by N. Shartel Avenue to the West, N. Hudson Avenue to the East, Couch Drive to the North, and Colcord Drive to the South, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, OK

Greenbelt Community Building, 15 Crescent Road, Greenbelt, Prince George's County, MD

Greenbelt Community Building, 15 Crescent Road, Greenbelt, Prince George's County, MD