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America 1930-1939: Fashion Research Article from American Decades

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Throughout the Depression both federal and state governments levied gasoline taxes to finance massive road construction projects, which greatly improved tourism. Some travelers opted to visit newly opened national parks in the 1930s, such as Williamsburg, Virginia; the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee and North Carolina; Nags Head in North Carolina; and the National Shore Line on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Beginning in the 1920s Congress passed a series of funding packages intended to improve the quality of roads leading to and within national parks. As access by train and car improved, the number of tourists increased. A range of housing options emerged to meet the growing need. Visitors could choose to stay at a high-priced lodge, stay in a small cabin, or camp out.

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