Uncle Sam dressed as a construction worker with a Better Housing Program emblem on his cap, circa 1934
- Uncle Sam dressed as a construction worker with a Better Housing Program emblem on his cap, circa 1934
- Connell, Will, 1898-1961
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- [circa 1934]
- Connell (Will) Papers
Uncle Sam dressed as a construction worker in a star pattern shirt and striped overalls and a Better Housing Program emblem on his cap. He points to a sign reading "Paint up and cheer up!"
The National Housing Act of 1934 created the Federal Housing Administration, a system of federally guaranteed bank mortgages. The administration's Better Housing Program also provided home repair loans to stimulate the construction industry and improve housing conditions.
- 1 photographic negative
- b&w nitrate negative
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