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District of Columbia Department of Housing and Community Development

 Collection
Identifier: 165
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of 393 color and black and white photographs of DC Housing and Community Development construction projects throughout the District. Most images are of street or infrastructure projects. Of note are images of L’Enfant Plaza, playgrounds, and recreation center projects. The collection is arranged by the Department of Housing and Community Development project number.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1969 - 1983

Redevelopment Land Agency Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 166
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of 1,416 photographs of Redevelopment Land Agency (RLA) construction projects throughout Washington, D.C. Of note are the projects related to the Southwest Waterfront and the repaving operations throughout the city.

Dates: ca. 1975

United States Civil Works Administration

 Collection
Identifier: 184
Scope and Contents This collection contains a written narrative detailing the history of the United States Civil Works Administration (CWA) in Washington, DC, as well as 34 black-and-white photographs depicting CWA projects throughout the city in 1934. Following the initial report is a memorandum and table showing approved projects, estimated costs, and completion status. The photographs in this collection most often show individuals or groups working on CWA projects, such as grading streets,...
Dates: 1934