Tag Archives: Living New Deal

Today’s post is not for the squeamish: The CWA and WPA Sanitary Privy Projects

A few days ago, I completed a submission for the Living New Deal project about the state-wide sanitary privies built in Mississippi. Looking at the photographs taken by New Deal Administration photographers, I realized Grandma and Grandpa had one. The … Continue reading

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The Living New Deal: Time for a new New Deal

This week, I have been wrapped up in researching and submitting Mississippi’s New Deal projects for the Living New Deal.  If you are a long-time reader, you already know about the Living New Deal and the effort to document every … Continue reading

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2013 through 2014: 275 submissions to the Living New Deal

My first submission to Living New Deal was January 2013, and I logged 62 that first year, all of which involved road trips to 5 states to take photographs. Although not the first of the mural photographs I took, the … Continue reading

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