New Deal - Public Works Programs

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    Civilian Conservation Corps

    The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was a public work relief program that operated from 1933 to 1942 in the United States for unemployed, unmarried men from relief families, ages 18–25.
  • Tennessee Valley Authority

    Tennessee Valley Authority
    A river basin development based on dams and hydroelectricity.
  • Public Works Administration

    Public Works Administration
    Created by the National Industrail Recovery Act, was a large-scale public works construction agency.
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    Civil Works Administration

    Created by Executive Order under FERA, which was part of NIRA. Provided a model for the works progress administration.
  • Soil Conservation Service

    Soil Conservation Service
    An agency aiming to provide technical assistance to farmers and other private landowners and managers.
  • Works Progress Administration (WPA)

    Works Progress Administration (WPA)
    Employed millions of unemployed people to carry out public works projects including the construction of public buildings and roads.
  • Rural Electrification Administration (REA)

    Rural Electrification Administration (REA)
    Created with the primary goal of promoting rural electrification.
  • Bonneville Power Administration

    Bonneville Power Administration
    Created by an act of Congress to market electrical power from the Bonneville Dam and to construct facilities necessary for transmitting that power.
  • Federal Works Agency

    Federal Works Agency
    An agency which administered many public construction, building maintenance, and public works relief functions and laws.