Sunday, October 24, 2010
1935 AND THE ENDURING NEW DEAL:
The Works Progress Administration
and the Rural Electrification Administration
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 2:00 p.m.
In honor of the 75th anniversary of the enactment of the Social Security Act, the Works Progress Administration, the National Labor Relations Act, and the Rural Electrification Administration, the FDR Presidential Library and Museum and the Roosevelt Institute present “1935 and the Enduring New Deal,” a series of free public forums in the fall of 2010.
This program will examine the historical impact of the WPA and REA’s infrastructure programs, current efforts to document and preserve New Deal projects, and the lessons that can be learned from these programs for modern America.