8 Urban Depression - PWA Public Works Administration 1933 $4.5 billion spent Burnet Woods Trailside Nature Center WPA Works Progress Administration

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3/14/11 Urban Depression June 10, 1937. Seattle‘s Hooverville
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3/14/11 Great Depression, 1929-1940 1929-1933 GNP fell 29% 1933 unemployment 25% Cities – Chicago, St. Louis, Detroit all over 30% - FSA photos Gary, 90%, Houston, 10% Racial differences: St. Louis - 21.5% whites, 42.8% blacks unemployed Mexicans left U.S. (5/6 left Michigan by 1932) Rural Imagery
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3/14/11 Urban Fiscal Crisis Reliance on property tax Decreased assessed value 1930-35 – cities over 100,000 dropped 21% of value New York City
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3/14/11 New Deal – Structural Investments in the City The Triborough Bridge, PWA Lincoln Tunnel ,
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Unformatted text preview: PWA Public Works Administration , 1933 $4.5 billion spent Burnet Woods Trailside Nature Center, WPA Works Progress Administration, 1935 8 million employed 67,000 miles of urban streets 600 airports 3/14/11 Laurel Homes (1938) and Lincoln Court (1942), Cincinnati 1937 United States Housing Act 3/14/11 Anti-urbanism in the New Deal: Resettlement Administration (Department of Agriculture) Rural Agenda -comprehensive attack on rural problems AAA – price supports Taylor Grazing – federal purchases TVA – modernizing rural America Rural Electrification Agency...
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This note was uploaded on 03/13/2011 for the course HIST 616 taught by Professor Davidstradling during the Winter '11 term at University of Cincinnati.

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8 Urban Depression - PWA Public Works Administration 1933 $4.5 billion spent Burnet Woods Trailside Nature Center WPA Works Progress Administration

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