Understanding the New Deal

There’s no doubt it gets confusing! Here’s a step towards straightening out the multitude of New Deal agencies created, for the most part, between 1933 and 1939 in the effort to put Americans to work during the Great Depression. The discussion here focuses on agencies directly related to the Civilian Conservation Corps.

Depicting selected federal relief agencies of the New Deal, especially CCC and WPA

Depicting selected federal relief agencies of the New Deal, especially CCC and WPA

We’ll have a text outline of these agencies soon, but here’s a graphic depiction of their period of existence and relationships to get you started. Click image to enlarge.

Image copyright Mile High Chapter 7 (courtesy S.L. White)

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