Holidays.net Online Store

Holdays.net Home


August 30th, 2014
World Day of Victims of Enforced Disappearance

September 1st, 2014
Labor Day

September 6th, 2014
Carl Garner Federal Lands Cleanup Day

September 7th, 2014
National Grandparents Day

September 8th, 2014
International Literacy Day

September 10th, 2014
World Suicide Prevention Day

September 11th, 2014
Patriot Day

September 15th, 2014
International Day of Democracy

September 16th, 2014
World Ozone Layer Day

September 17th, 2014
Constitution Day and Citizenship Day

September 19th, 2014
International Talk Like a Pirate Day

September 19th, 2014
National POW/MIA Recognition Day

September 21st, 2014
International Day of Peace

September 22nd, 2014
Autumnal equinox

September 22nd, 2014
Emancipation Day

September 25th, 2014
World Maritime Day

September 25th, 2014
Rosh Hashana

September 27th, 2014
World Tourism Day

September 28th, 2014
Gold Star Mother's Day

September 28th, 2014
World Heart Day

September 28th, 2014
World Rabies Day

October 1st, 2014
International Day of Older Persons

 



Search:

Fdr The New Deal - Wpa Nha Nra Ssa History Films On Dvd - A181 For Sale

Fdr The New Deal - Wpa Nha Nra Ssa History Films On Dvd - A181

The Historical Archive Sample Page

WPA and The New Deal
Rebuilding America Film Collection on DVD

The New Deal and WPA were brought about to help America during the depression by doing BIG projects that hired many people and gave lasting value to America for generations. The WPA was certainly the largest work related component of the new deal. In fact, it hired millions of out of work people - more than 8.5 million. About 75 percent of employment and 75 percent of WPA expenditures went to public facilities such as highways, streets, public buildings, airports, utilities, small dams, sewers, parks, libraries, and recreational fields. The WPA built 650,000 miles of roads, 78,000 bridges, 125,000 buildings, and 700 miles of airport runways. Seven percent of the budget was allocated to arts projects, presenting 225,000 concerts to audiences totaling 150 million, and producing almost 475,000 artworks.

These programs were a great boon to the unemployed of the United States at the time. It gave people meaningful work at prevailing wages and helped build infrastructure in the U.S. that is still in use today. The seven films that make up this collection explore the work efforts and the societal effect of this program as it was viewed while the program was still in existence.

Better Housing News Flashes (No. 7) (1935)

This brief film explores the benefits of the National Housing act for hombuilders, home remodelers and future homeowners.

Producer: Pathe News
Audio/Visual: Sound, B&W
Run time: 4:30


Man Against the River (1937)

This film describes how members of the Works Projects Administration (WPA) were used to help the refugees of a bad winter flood of the Ohio River.

Producer: Pathe News, Inc.
Audio/Visual: Sound, B&W
Run time: 9:54


National Recovery Administration (NRA) Promo (1933)

A promotional film for the New Deal NRA (National Recovery Administration) program.

Producer: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Audio/Visual: Sd, B&W
Run time: 2:47


Rain for the Earth (1937)


This film discussed the severe drough happening in the Dust Bowl and explores ways to combat it and make it a productive area again.

Producer: U.S. Federal Works Agency, Work Projects Administration
Audio/Visual: Sound, B&W
Run time: 9:52


The River (1937)

This documentary explores the was the Mississippi River Valley was exploited for decades and shows the steps and work being done to rehabilitate the area and make it clean, fertile and productive again.

Producer: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Resettlement Administration
Audio/Visual: Sound, B&W
Run Time: 29:57


Work Pays America (1937)


This excellent overview of the WPA shows how the public works projects it is performing benefit both the unemployed workers and American society as a whole.

Producer: U.S. Work Projects Administration
Audio/Visual: Sound, B&W
Run Time: 31:08


Your Social Security (1940s)


An explanation of how the Social Security system is set up to work in the early 1940s. It makes an interesting contrast to the greatly expanded and enlarged social program that is has grown into through modern government social manipulations.

Producer: Warner News Inc.
Audio/Visual: Sound, B&W
Run time: 17:02

Please visit Our About Me Page to Learn More about Us!

This product is a DVD. It is region free so it can play on DVD players anywhere in the world.

All our DVDs are professionally produced and packaged in DVD cases. This allows you to easily store them with your DVD collection. Our DVDs are designed to play on all home DVD players and all computer DVD players. They are region free, NTSC productions. Please be aware that in many instances, the master films of these old films are not of the same quality as a modern mega-million dollar production and from time to time, you may notice small quality imperfections that you would not see in a modern production.

View Our Other Products:

To view a listing of all our hundreds of products currently available, click the link below:
-->View All Products<--
(Note: This will open a new browser window. )

Shipping and Handling:

U.S. Shipping for this product is free in the United States. Priority Mail Shipping is available for $6.00.

International: $8.00 for the first item and $2.50 for each additional item bought and paid with the same payment (i.e. the same invoice).

Here is how this works on . First, make all the purchases you want without making a payment. When you make your final product purchase, make your payment. At that point, will allow you to combine all your purchases into a single payment and will automatically charge you the shipping charges as stated above. If you do not follow this procedure, you will be making multiple payments, paying shipping multiple times and get your order sent in multiple packages.

If this process doesn't work, contact us and we will generate a correct invoice for you.

Shipping is generally completed within one business day of purchase.

Payment options:

Our payment processor is PayPal

Guarantee:


All items are covered by a 30 day money back guarantee. Only the purchase price is refunded. Shipping is not refunded. Item must be sent back at buyer's expense and buyer must include the sale ID and method of payment with the item to receive a refund.

xygooberpie123

response: We give positive response to all our paying customers at the time your product is shipped.

To purchase your DVD for immediate delivery,
just click on the Buy It Now button at the bottom of the page.

Product and Product Advertisement Copyright © THA New Media LLC - All Rights Reserved
Fdr The New Deal - Wpa Nha Nra Ssa History Films On Dvd - A181

This item has been shown 528 times.

Buy Now

Fdr The New Deal - Wpa Nha Nra Ssa History Films On Dvd - A181:
$13




Franklin Delano Roosevelt - 3rd Innauguration Commemorative Coin - 1941 picture
Franklin Delano Roosevelt - 3rd Innauguration Commemorative Coin - 1941


4 1936 Democratic National Convention Delegate Tickets Franklin D. Roosevelt Fdr picture
4 1936 Democratic National Convention Delegate Tickets Franklin D. Roosevelt Fdr


Adam Bert Fdc 717 2c Arbor Day Addressed To Gov Franklin D Roosevelt Cachet Fdr picture
Adam Bert Fdc 717 2c Arbor Day Addressed To Gov Franklin D Roosevelt Cachet Fdr


Copper Match Safe Fdr's Dog Fala The Little White House Warm Springs Georgia picture
Copper Match Safe Fdr's Dog Fala The Little White House Warm Springs Georgia


1930's Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Photo Campaign Pinback  picture
1930's Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Photo Campaign Pinback


1934__franklin_roosevelt __& Eleanor__ Photos__cartoons __ Miguel__cavarubias picture
1934__franklin_roosevelt __& Eleanor__ Photos__cartoons __ Miguel__cavarubias


 Old Franklin D. Roosevelt Roosevelt  Us Mint Inaugural Bronze Medal 3
Old Franklin D. Roosevelt Roosevelt Us Mint Inaugural Bronze Medal 3"


9 1/2
9 1/2" X 11" Roosevelt Garner Jugate Images On Multi Color Paper Framed Print


Picture Of Preident Roosevelt Signing The Social Security Bill picture
Picture Of Preident Roosevelt Signing The Social Security Bill


1936 Mo Fdr Franklinn Roosevelt Stark Garner Local Coat Tail Campaign Button picture
1936 Mo Fdr Franklinn Roosevelt Stark Garner Local Coat Tail Campaign Button