Resettlement Administration

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communities on its projects, notably including: * Farmstead Jasper, Alabama, this development, began by the WPA, included 40 homes, churches, a civic center, and a school. * Arthurdale, West Virginia, (first community begun by Subsistence Homesteads and pet project of Eleanor Roosevelt) * Cahaba Village in Trussville, Alabama (begun by the Works Progress Administration) * Jersey Homesteads (Roosevelt, New Jersey) (begun by the Division of Subsistence Homesteads

in Webster Parish (Webster Parish, Louisiana), Louisiana * Greenbrook, New Jersey (planned by the RA but never built) Photography, film, and folk song projects The RA also funded projects recording aspects of its work and context, including: * The Photography Project, which documented the rural poverty of the Great Depression and produced thousands of images that are now stored and available at the Library of Congress, was headed up by Roy Stryker. * The Film Project, which produced

Dunaway, ''How Can I Keep From Singing'', p. 32. Frank Damrosch, siding with Constance, fired Charles from Juilliard, see Judith Tick, ''Ruth Crawford Seeger: a Composer's Search for American Music'' (Oxford University Press, 1997), pp. 224–25. Beginning in 1936, Charles held various administrative positions in the federal government's Farm Resettlement program (Resettlement Administration), the WPA (Works Projects Administration)'s Federal Music Project (1938–1940


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in Webster Parish (Webster Parish, Louisiana), Louisiana * Greenbrook, New Jersey (planned by the RA but never built) Photography, film, and folk song projects The RA also funded projects recording aspects of its work and context, including: * The Photography Project, which documented the rural poverty of the Great Depression and produced thousands of images that are now stored and available at the Library of Congress, was headed up by Roy Stryker. * The Film Project, which produced


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Valley Authority, 1942) Many rural people lived in severe poverty, especially in the South. Major programs addressed to their needs included the Resettlement Administration (RA), the Rural Electrification Administration (REA), rural welfare projects sponsored by the WPA, NYA, Forest Service and CCC, including school lunches, building new schools, opening roads in remote areas, reforestation, and purchase of marginal lands to enlarge national forests. In 1933, the Administration launched


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), and the wartime Pan American Union. After World War II, he taught ethnomusicology at the University of California and Yale University. Dunaway, ''How Can I Keep From Singing'', pp. 22, 24. Winkler (2009), p. 4. Early work At four, Seeger was sent away to boarding school, but came home two years later, when his parents learned the school had failed to inform them he had contracted scarlet fever. Wilkinson, "


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in Sullivan County. Petrillo, p. 69. These sales left the Ricketts heirs with over was approved as a national park site in 1935,


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'', a 1940 film adaptation (The Grapes of Wrath (film)) directed by John Ford, a Tony Award-winning play (The Grapes of Wrath (play)) and an opera (The Grapes of Wrath (opera)). Superseded by Farm Security Administration In the face of Congressional criticism, in September 1937 it was folded into a new body, the Farm Security Administration (FSA), which operated until 1946. Communities and greenbelt cities The RA worked with nearly 200

in Webster Parish (Webster Parish, Louisiana), Louisiana * Greenbrook, New Jersey (planned by the RA but never built) Photography, film, and folk song projects The RA also funded projects recording aspects of its work and context, including: * The Photography Project, which documented the rural poverty of the Great Depression and produced thousands of images that are now stored and available at the Library of Congress, was headed up by Roy Stryker. * The Film Project, which produced

two documentaries directed by Pare Lorentz and scored by Virgil Thomson, The Plow That Broke the Plains and The River (The River (1938 film)); * Sidney Robertson Cowell's recordings of folk songs, conducted during the summer of 1937, sponsored by the RA's Special Skills Division, and now stored at the University of Wisconsin. See also * Farm Security Administration * Dust Bowl References * Meriam; Lewis. ''Relief and Social Security


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consists of bottomland and upland forest. A variety of species inhabit these lands including quail, deer, and turkey. Between 1933 and 1937 the Federal Government began implementing a Resettlement Administration program, where rural farmers were supposed to be relocated to more fertile areas. The RA bought 79 pieces of property in both Hickory Ridge and Batestown (Batestown, Prince William County, Virginia) and condemned another 48, to form the Chopawamsic Recreational Demonstration Area. National Park Service - Chopawamsic Recreational Demonstration Area However, the RA often made no effort to actually resettle the displaced residents. Batestown and Hickory Ridge (Hickory Ridge, Virginia) both suffered the same fate. Between 1933 and 1937, the Federal Government began implementing a Resettlement Administration program to form Chopawamsic Recreational Demonstration Area National Park Service - Chopawamsic Recreational Demonstration Area , where rural farmers were supposed to relocate for more fertile land. The RA bought 79 pieces of property in both Hickory Ridge and Batestown and condemned another 48, to form a new recreation area. However, the RA often made no effort to actually resettle the displaced residents.


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later influence what would become the Resettlement Administration communities of the New Deal. The Resettlement Administration reports of the 1930s emphasized the isolation of the community, describing the unreliable ferry that approached from the east and the muddy road that entered from the west. The community had received public assistance from the Red Cross in 1932 and federal and state aid in 1933 and 1934. Beginning in 1935, the Resettlement Administration made


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for his public opposition to U.S. entry into World War I. His brother Alan Seeger was killed in action on July 4, 1916, while serving as a member of the French Foreign Legion. Charles Seeger then took a position at Juilliard before teaching at the Institute of Musical Art in New York from 1921 to 1933 and the New School for Social Research from 1931 to 1935. In 1936, he was in Washington, DC, working as a technical advisor to the Music Unit of the Special Skills Division

. Capaldi, Jim, "Folk Scene: Charles Seeger" obituary April 1979 He left Europe to take a position as Professor of Music at the University of California at Berkeley, where he taught from 1912 to 1916 before being dismissed for his public opposition to U.S. entry into World War I. His brother Alan Seeger was killed in action on July 4, 1916, while serving as a member of the French Foreign Legion. Charles Seeger

Resettlement Administration

The '''Resettlement Administration''' ('''RA''') was a New Deal U.S. federal agency (List of United States federal agencies) that, between April 1935 and December 1936, relocated struggling urban and rural families to communities planned by the federal government.

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