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WPA project number 496, flood relief project, Cumberland, Maryland, March 25, 1936

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Summary:Photograph documenting WPA project number 496. Flood relief project in Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland. Looking north from Mechanic Street near Valley Street, March 25, 1936.
Creator:United States. Works Progress Administration
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Allegany County
Place of origin – Settlement:Cumberland
Temporal subject: 1931-1940
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Allegany County
Geographical subject – Settlement:Cumberland
Topical subjects:Allegany County (Md.)
United States. Works Progress Administration
Flood control
Genre:Photographs
ArchivesUM location:Work Projects Administration in Maryland records
  • subseries 5.3
  • box 14
  • folder 10
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:United States. Work Projects Administration
Collection:Labor in America Collection
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