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New Deal, 1933-1939

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Here are entered works on the domestic programs of the administration of President Franklin D. Roosevelt during the Great Depression of the 1930's. When this heading is assigned, additional subject entries are made under one or more of the following headings as appropriate: United States--Economic conditions--1918-1945; United States--Economic policy--1933-1945; United States--Politics and government--1933-1945; United States--Social conditions--1933-1945.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Civilian Conservation Corps., Company 1218 album

Accession: 2022-213

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was a voluntary public work relief program that ran from 1933 to 1942 in the United States for unemployed, unmarried men ages 18 to 25, eventually expanded to ages 17 to 28. Considered by many to be one of the most successful of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal programs, the CCC planted more than three billion trees and constructed trails and shelters in more than 800 parks nationwide during its nine years of existence. Company 1218's main camp was in Proctorsville, Vermont, known as Camp Proctor, Camp No. 2194 in Proctor-Piper State Forest. This company built roads, a picnic area, and ski and bridle trails, which are depicted in this album. The company also worked on Project No. MC-73 Dias Creek in Cape May, New Jersey, in August 1935, photographs of which also appear in the album. Most of the images show young workers together at work and during leisure time.

Dates: 1934-1935

John J. Raskob letter to Meyer Blumenthal

Accession: 1968

John J. Raskob (1879-1950) was a prominent business and political figure in the early twentieth century. A top financial executive for both E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company and the General Motors Corporation, Raskob was heavily involved in politics, serving as chairman of the Democratic National Committee from 1928 to 1932. Meyer Blumenthal (1888-1951) founded Blumenthal Brothers, a Philadelphia chocolate company. In this letter, Raskob urges Blumenthal to join the American Liberty League.

Dates: 1936 January 30

Morris Sayre speeches

Accession: 1720

In 1932, Morris Sayre (1885-1953) became a director of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), which he became president of in 1948. The collection contains speeches given by Morris Sayre on behalf of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM).

Dates: 1906, 1932-1952, undated

National Industrial Distributors' Association (NIDA) records

Accession: 1947

The National Industrial Distributors Association (NIDA) was a trade organization representing wholesalers of industrial supplies and hardware that attempted to address some of the problems which stemmed from their relationship with manufacturers, whom they accused of excessive price cutting and attempting to deal directly with retailers. The National Industrial Distributors Association was created in 1905 with thirty-eight members. The records briefly document the history, goals, legal issues, and governmental impact on professional associations of companies that manufacture, supply, and distribute the nation's goods and materials.

Dates: 1890-2003