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Men working on Imhoff disposal plant and earth levee, Emmitsburg, MD, November 1936

1936-1111 x 6 cmPhotograph, documentarymonochromeJump to full detailsRequest from Special Collections

umd:686730
umd:686729

Summary:Back of photograph reads, "W.P.A. of Maryland W.P. # 76 and W.P. 3028 - Imhoff Disposal Plant and Earth Levee respectively, Emmitsburg, Frederick Co., Maryland. Record high water would be 3 inches above sludge beds therefore top of levee is constructed 2 feet higher than record High Water Elevation - by, Gaither H. Sykes Project Consultant. Nov. 1936"
Creator:Sykes, Gaither H.
Provider: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
Temporal subject: 1931-1940
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Geographical subject – Settlement:Emmitsburg
Topical subjects: United States. Works Progress Administration
Construction
Construction workers
Waste disposal facilities
Levees
Signs (Notices)
ArchivesUM location:Work Projects Administration in Maryland records
  • series Maryland WPA
  • box 3
  • accession 64-3
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Copyright holder:Public domain
Collection:Labor in America Collection
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