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America 1930-1939: Fashion Research Article from American Decades

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In an unprecedented attempt to revive the economy President Franklin D. Roosevelt worked for the passage of several acts that poured money from the treasury into various public works. For architects, the bill that had the most direct effect was the formation in 1932 of the Public Works Administration (PWA), led by Secretary of the Interior Harold Ickes. The PWA authorized $3.3 billion for the construction of roads, public buildings, and other projects. By the end of the decade the PWA had spent more than $4.2 billion building roads, schools, post offices, bridges, courthouses, and other public buildings around the country.

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