Looking Back with Aurore Eaton
There were many challenges to be faced in New Hampshire during the Great Depression. But all was not doom and gloom. 0
The narratives recording the lives of ordinary New Hampshire people that were compiled through the federal Folklore Project during the Great Depression are treasures worth discovering. 0
From 1935 to 1943, the Federal Writers' Project (FWP) of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) produced printed materials for the benefit of the public. 0
During the Great Depression, the WPA (Works Progress Administration) assisted municipalities throughout New Hampshire by providing paid work for many unemployed persons. The WPA supplied labor for... 0
The new deal agencies and programs of Depression-era America were created to provide productive paid work for unemployed persons in order to stimulate the economy. 0
Today, New Hampshire continues to benefit from projects funded under the “New Deal”—an amalgam of federal agencies and programs created during the Great Depression. 0
During the Great Depression, New Hampshire cities and towns, and the state as a whole, took advantage of funds made available through a complex network of federal programs known collectively as the... 0
Beginning in 1881, a double-decker steel bridge spanned the Merrimack River in the center of Manchester. It was called the McGregor Bridge in honor of Col. Robert McGregor, who had been instrumental... 0
Funding from the WPA's Federal Art Project made possible the extraordinary equestrian monument of Revolutionary War hero Brig. Gen. Casimir Pulaski in Pulaski Park in Manchester. 0
That glorious sunny summer day of Aug. 21, 1938, in Manchester would be remembered fondly for many years to come by the thousands of people who joined in celebrating the erection of a monument to... 0
It took nearly 4 years, but finally, on Sunday, Aug. 21, 1938, the beautiful equestrian monument honoring Brig. Gen. Casimir Pulaski, a beloved Polish hero of the American Revolution, was unveiled in... 0
In 1933, Tremont Common in downtown Manchester was renamed Pulaski Park in honor of Brig. Gen. Casimir Pulaski, a Polish national who served under Gen. George Washington in the Revolutionary War. 0
Posts on social media by a nonprofit K-9 state trooper support organization suggest an actual case of “man bites dog” occurred in...
Thirty days after Jesse James Champney was shot and killed by a New Hampshire state trooper, his parents say they still have not been told why fatal...
There were many challenges to be faced in New Hampshire during the Great Depression. But all was not doom and gloom.
A male German Shepherd, possibly three or four years old, was found by a hiker Jan. 16 near the Merrimack-Bedford town line.
We have nearly made it to the end of the first month of 2018. Have you been able to stick to your New Year's resolutions? Oh well, there's always next year. If your resolution was to get out and...
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