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New Deal Organizations: Relief, Recovery, or Reform?

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US History Age Levels Elementary (9 to 12 years old), Middle School (13 to 15 years old)
For each of the images in the collection, determine which New Deal organization it is representing. Think about whether that organization is a good example of relief, recovery, or reform. Some images can be used in more than one way, so be prepared to defend and explain your answers to the class.

Relief Blues

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Pare Lorentz

National Portrait Gallery

(Underpass--New York)

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Schoolyard at Skyline Farms

National Museum of American History

"Migrant Mother," by Dorothea Lange

National Museum of American History

Tympanum Over Doorway to Building for Pachyderms

Smithsonian Archives - History Div

Apricots Shipping Crate

National Museum of American History

Frances Perkins

National Portrait Gallery

Mary McLeod Bethune

National Portrait Gallery

Rural Industries

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

A Better Home

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum