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Friday, December 25, 2009

Remembering the New Deal

Posted By on Fri, Dec 25, 2009 at 6:13 AM

Have time to read?

This NY Times feature on Eleanor, W.Va., is worth the time. The town began as one of the New Deal resettlment communities championed by namesake Eleanor Roosevelt. This is an interesting account of its evolution. There's a reference to the resettlement community in Dyess, Ark., where Johnny Cash grew up.

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