United States. Federal Civil Works Administration

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The Civil Works Administration was established by EO 6420-B, November 9, 1933, under authority of the National Industrial Recovery Act (48 Stat. 200), June 16, 1933, to provide relief work for unemployed persons through public work projects. Functioned simultaneously, and to some extent with the same personnel, with Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA). Liquidated March 1934, and functions and records transferred to the Emergency Relief Program of FERA.

From the description of Records of the Civil Works Administration, Texas, 1933-1934 [microform]. (Texas A&M University). WorldCat record id: 600233389

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referencedIn Arvo A. Solander Papers MS 587., 1930-1960 Special Collections and University Archives, UMass Amherst Libraries
referencedIn Illinois. Dept. of Public Works and Buildings. Federal assistance highway improvement files, 1933-1935. Illinois State Archive
creatorOf Historical Records Survey (U.S.). New Deal art programs in New Jersey selected records, 1934-1942. Archives of American Art
creatorOf United States. Federal Civil Works Administration. State series, 1933-1934. Denver Art Museum
creatorOf United States. Federal Civil Works Administration. Records of the Civil Works Administration, 1933-1939. Tennessee [microform]. University of Tennessee, John C. Hodges Library
referencedIn United States. Federal Emergency Relief Administration. Agency history record. National Archives Library, National Archives Records Administration
referencedIn Kentucky. Dept. for Environmental Protection. Division of Water. Annual reports-Bureau of Sanitary Engineering, 1921-1945. Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives, Kentucky State Archives
referencedIn Philadelphia City Planning Commission surveys conducted with New Deal Federal Work-Relief funds records, 1933-1939 City of Philadelphia, Department of Records, City Archives
referencedIn Walmsley, T. Semmes, 1889-1942. Papers, 1929-1936. New Orleans Public Library
referencedIn Forrest, Suzanne, 1926-. Suzanne de Borhegyi Forrest research papers : photocopies, 1934-1942. New Mexico State Library
referencedIn Thompson, Martin O., 1882-1948. Papers, 1906-1948. North Dakota State University Library
referencedIn Wisconsin. State Regional Planning Committee. Housing survey and reports, 1933-1935. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn United States. Federal Civil Works Administration. Office of Virginia State Administrator. Civil Works Administration and Civil Works Service project registers, 1933-1934. Denver Art Museum
referencedIn Robert H. Hinckley papers, 1891-1997 J. Willard Marriott Library, University of UtahManuscripts Division
referencedIn Ely, Warren S. (Warren Smedley), b. 1855. Warren S. Ely collection, 1900-1934. Bucks County Historical Society
referencedIn New Mexico. Governor (1933-1934 : Hockenhull). Governor Andrew W. Hockenhull papers, 1933-1934. New Mexico State Library
referencedIn Johnson, Robert Colton, 1894-1969. Photographs, 1918-1919, 1934. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn United States. Works Progress Administration. Agency history record. Denver Art Museum
referencedIn Records., undated and 1933-1935. Minnesota Historical Society
referencedIn United States. Federal Civil Works Administration. Office of Virginia State Administrator. Project folders, 1933-1934. Denver Art Museum
referencedIn United States. Federal Civil Works Administration. Office of Wisconsin State Director. Project folders, 1933-1934. Denver Art Museum
referencedIn United States. Federal Civil Works Administration. Office of Wisconsin State Director. Administrator's records, 1933-1934. Denver Art Museum
referencedIn Wisconsin Free Library Commission. Relief library projects correspondence and records, 1933-1943. Wisconsin Historical Society Archives
referencedIn Montana State College. Office of the President. Alfred Atkinson correspondence files, 1914-1940. Montana State University (MSU) Library, MSU Library; Renne Library; MSU Library - Bozeman
referencedIn United States. Work Projects Administration. Agency history record. Denver Art Museum
referencedIn Illinois State Library. Library Extension Division. Administrative files, 1910-1956. Illinois State Archive
referencedIn United States. Federal Civil Works Administration. Director of Research and Statistics. Weekly reports on employment, hours and wages on civil works projects, 1933-1934. Denver Art Museum
referencedIn Erichsen, Frank P. Papers, 1929-1939. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn United States Works Progress Administration reports, 1934-1941 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf United States. Federal Civil Works Administration. Records of the Civil Works Administration, Texas, 1933-1934 [microform]. Texas A&M University, Evans Library & Annex; Main campus library complex
referencedIn Carmody, John Michael, 1881-1963. Papers, 1900-1958. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Office of the Vice President for Business Administration papers, 1900-1970, (bulk 1938-1963) University of Minnesota Libraries. University Archives [uarc]
referencedIn Shepperson, Gay Bolling, 1887-1978. Papers, 1920-1948. Atlanta History Center, Kenan Research Center / Cherokee Garden Library
creatorOf Washington (State). Emergency Relief Administration. Records of the Washington Emergency Relief Administration, 1919-1940. Washington State Archives, Southwest Regional Branch
creatorOf United States. Federal Civil Works Administration. U. S. Civil Works Administration records, 1934. Montana Historical Society Library
referencedIn Minnesota. Division of Forestry. Numerical photograph set, 1928-1933. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn Kincaid, H. E. Papers, 1920-1936. Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library
referencedIn Cooley family. Cooley family papers, 1890-1966. Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library
referencedIn Hinckley, Robert Henry, 1891-1988. Papers, 1891-1977. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library
referencedIn United States. Federal Civil Works Administration. Office of Wisconsin State Administrator. Project registers, 1933-1934. Denver Art Museum
creatorOf United States. Works Progress Administration. United States Works Progress Administration reports, 1934-1941. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Clemons, Harry, 1879-1968. Harry Clemons letter to the Daily Progress [manuscript], 1934 January 5. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Brownlow, Louis. Diaries, 1933-1936 Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library,
referencedIn Simons, Kenneth W., 1898-1948. Kenneth W. Simons papers, 1933-1951. State Historical Society of North Dakota State Archives
referencedIn Neitzel, Kenneth K. Kenneth K. Neitzel papers, circa 1934-circa 1940. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Smith, Hilda. People come first : a report of workers' education in the Federal Emergency Relief Administration, the Civil Works Administration and the Work Projects Administration, 1933-1943 / prepared by Hilda W. Smith. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
referencedIn Minnesota Emergency Relief Administration. Salary record cards, 1929-1939 (bulk 1934-1937). Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
referencedIn Alfred Atkinson Correspondence Files, 1914-1940 MSU-Bozeman Library, Merrill G Burlingame Special Collections
referencedIn University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire. Office of the Chancellor. University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire Office of the Chancellor miscellaneous subject file, 1918-1958. University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, McIntyre Library
referencedIn United States. Federal Civil Works Administration. Office of Virginia State Administrator. Administrator's records, 1933-1934. Denver Art Museum
creatorOf United States. Work Projects Administration (Md.). Archives of the Work Projects Administration in Maryland, 1933-1943 [microform]. University of Maryland (College Park, Md.). Libraries
referencedIn Illinois Historical Records Survey. Inventory of federal archives, 1936-1937. Illinois State Archive
referencedIn Wisconsin. Emergency Relief Administration. Work projects photographs, 1934-1935. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn United States. Federal Civil Works Administration. State projects office. Project records, 1933-1934. Denver Art Museum
referencedIn Minnesota. Dept. of Education. Library Division. WPA Statewide library project records, 1926-1944. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
referencedIn Works Progress Administration District 8 scrapbook and photo album 1940-1941 Georgia Historical Society
referencedIn Alabama. Dept. of Aeronautics. Air marking files, 1933-1961. Alabama Department of Archives and History
referencedIn Brownlow, Louis, b. 1879. Diaries, 1933 Nov. 12-1936 Dec. 14. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf United States. Federal Emergency Relief Administration. Fera, CWA, and WPA records [microform] : North Dakota. University of North Dakota, Chester Fritz Library
creatorOf Hinkley, Robert H., 1891-. Papers, 1891-1977. Landmarks of Science Microform Service
referencedIn Sparkes, Grace M., b. 1893. Papers, 1904-1953. Arizona State University Libraries
creatorOf United States. Work Projects Administration. Archives of the Work Projects Administration and predecessors [electronic resource] : 1933-1943. OCLC Econtent Synchronization Program
referencedIn Wisconsin. Tax Commission. Civil Works Administration project appraisal cards, 1934-1935. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Wisconsin. Tax Commission. Civil Works Administration Project appraisal cards, 1934-1935. University of Wisconsin, Green Bay, Cofrin Library
creatorOf United States. Federal Civil Works Administration. Historical records survey reports, 1934-1940. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Peirson M. Hall papaers, 1908-1979 The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens Manuscripts Department
referencedIn Administrative Committee. Presidential Records, 1932-1935. Auburn University.
referencedIn Hopkins, Harry L. (Harry Lloyd), 1890-1946. Papers, 1928-1946. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Minnesota. Dept. of Highways. Planning and Programming Division. Work projects employees files, 1930-1939. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
referencedIn Governor Andrew W. Hockenhull Papers, 1933-1934 New Mexico State Records Center and Archives
referencedIn Goldschmidt, Arthur, 1910-,. Reminiscences of Arthur Goldschmidt : oral history, 1995. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn United States. Work Projects Administration. Office of the Virginia State Administrator. Agency history record. Denver Art Museum
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Administrative Committee. person
associatedWith Alabama. Dept. of Aeronautics. corporateBody
associatedWith American Philosophical Society corporateBody
associatedWith Brownlow, Louis, b. 1879. person
associatedWith Carmody, John Michael, 1881-1963. person
associatedWith Clemons, Harry, 1879-1968. person
associatedWith Cooley family. person
associatedWith Ely, Warren S. (Warren Smedley), b. 1855. person
associatedWith Erichsen, Frank P. person
associatedWith Forrest, Suzanne, 1926- person
associatedWith Goldschmidt, Arthur, 1910-, person
associatedWith Hall, Peirson M. (Peirson Mitchell), 1894-1979 person
associatedWith Hinckley, Robert Henry, 1891-1988. person
associatedWith Hinkley, Robert H., 1891- person
associatedWith Historical Records Survey (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Historical Society of Berks County corporateBody
associatedWith Historical Society of Frankford (Philadelphia, Pa.) corporateBody
associatedWith Hopkins, Harry L. (Harry Lloyd), 1890-1946. person
associatedWith Illinois. Dept. of Public Works and Buildings. corporateBody
associatedWith Illinois Historical Records Survey. corporateBody
associatedWith Illinois State Library. Library Extension Division. corporateBody
associatedWith Johnson, Robert Colton, 1894-1969. person
associatedWith Kentucky. Dept. for Environmental Protection. Division of Water. corporateBody
associatedWith Kincaid, H. E. person
associatedWith Minnesota. Dept. of Education. Library Division. corporateBody
associatedWith Minnesota. Dept. of Highways. Planning and Programming Division. corporateBody
associatedWith Minnesota. Division of Forestry. corporateBody
associatedWith Minnesota Emergency Relief Administration. corporateBody
associatedWith Montana State College. Office of the President. corporateBody
associatedWith Neitzel, Kenneth K. person
associatedWith New Mexico. Governor (1933-1934 : Hockenhull) corporateBody
associatedWith Northampton County Historical and Genealogical Society corporateBody
associatedWith Philadelphia City Planning Commission. corporateBody
associatedWith Public Works of Art Project (Minnesota). corporateBody
associatedWith Shepperson, Gay Bolling, 1887-1978. person
associatedWith Simons, Kenneth W., 1898-1948. person
associatedWith Smith, Hilda. person
associatedWith Solander, Arvo A. person
associatedWith Sparkes, Grace M., b. 1893. person
associatedWith Thompson, Martin O., 1882-1948. person
associatedWith United States. Federal Civil Works Administration. Director of Research and Statistics. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Federal Civil Works Administration. Office of Virginia State Administrator. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Federal Civil Works Administration. Office of Virginia State Administrator. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Federal Civil Works Administration. Office of Virginia State Administrator. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Federal Civil Works Administration. Office of Wisconsin State Administrator. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Federal Civil Works Administration. Office of Wisconsin State Director. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Federal Civil Works Administration. Office of Wisconsin State Director. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Federal Civil Works Administration. State projects office. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Federal Emergency Relief Administration. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. National Archives and Records Administration. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Work Projects Administration. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Work Projects Administration (Md.) corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Work Projects Administration. Office of the Virginia State Administrator. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Works Progress Administration. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Works Progress Administration of Pennsylvania. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Minnesota. Office of the Vice President. Business Administration corporateBody
associatedWith University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire. Office of the Chancellor. corporateBody
associatedWith Walmsley, T. Semmes, 1889-1942. person
associatedWith Washington (State). Emergency Relief Administration. corporateBody
associatedWith Wisconsin. Emergency Relief Administration. corporateBody
associatedWith Wisconsin Free Library Commission. corporateBody
associatedWith Wisconsin. State Regional Planning Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith Wisconsin. Tax Commission. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Montana
Texas
Pennsylvania
Tennessee
Subject
Public service employment--Sources
New Deal, 1933-1939
Public service employment
Federal aid to public welfare
Public works--Sources
Public service employment--20th century--Sources
Public works
Public works--20th century--Sources
Airports
Archives--Inventories, calendars, etc
New Deal, 1933-1939--Sources
Occupation
Activity
Public welfare
Employment

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Active 1940

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