Thursday, March 12, 2009

California's Living New Deal Project

Harvey Smith, President of the National New Deal Preservation Association and advisor to California’s Living New Deal Project, gave an interesting and informative presentation on the history of the New Deal and the project to record and maintain a database for all New Deal sites in California. The program lasted about two hours and was attended by 25 people. At the end of the presentation, Michael Otten, President of the Placer County Historical Society, discussed various New Deal sites in Placer County.

If you know of any New Deal sites in Placer County, please contact Michael Otten at: otten@ssctv.net.

To learn more about California’s Living New Deal Project and to view the online database, please visit their website at: http://livingnewdeal.berkeley.edu.

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