New Deal Archive & Map
Find your state or city
New Deal airports, schools, hospitals, post offices, art, highways and more are still in use 75 years after they were built. No city, town, or rural area was untouched by the New Deal.List sites by state or city »
More than fifty years before the passage of the Americans With Disability Act, the WPA and PWA were building special schools to help children crippled by polio. These schools were, to a large extent, the result of FDR’s own paralysis… Read More
Ken Burns’s new documentary, “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History,” premieres on PBS on Sunday, September 14 and runs consecutive nights through September 20. The 7-part series interweaves the stories of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt. “The Rising Road, 1933-1939,” which… Read More
Ever since the New Deal’s National Youth Administration and Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and a brief flurry of public-spiritedness during the Kennedy years, America has minimized both expectations and opportunities for public service. Fewer Americans than at any time in… Read More
New Deal Resources
We're currently expanding this section to better accomodate a growing collection of films and videos. Sign up for our email list to be notified when it's finished.
Submit site information to the national new deal archive. We're mapping and recording a living legacy.
We're collecting audio, video, and written oral histories of the New Deal.
Join us in documenting, preserving and publicize the New Deal in your town, county or city.