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Washington Street Betterment, Key West, Florida, November 3, 1936

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Creator:United States. Florida Works Progress Administration
Creator:Southern Labor Archives
Title:Washington Street Betterment, Key West, Florida, November 3, 1936
Date:1936 Nov. 3

Fla. WPA; 11/3/36, Key WEst, Fla.; Text on reverse: "Work has started on another street betterment project in Key West, and WPA workers are bending their efforts toward improvement of this street running through one of the newer and nicer residential sections of the Island City. Workers have had to dynamite considerably on this street, passing over solid coral rock as it does." Stetson Kennedy (1916-2011), writer and civil rights activist, collected these photographs during the course of his career fighting for equality throughout the Southern United States.

Local identification number: L1979-37_116

Types:photographic prints | StillImage
Subjects:Kennedy, Stetson | Building | Streets--Design and construction | City planning | Construction workers | United States. Works Progress Administration | United States, Florida, Monroe County, Key West, 24.5557025, -81.7825914
Collection:Stetson Kennedy Papers
Institution:Georgia State University Special Collections
Contributors:Georgia State University. Special Collections
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Stetson Kennedy papers, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library

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Cite as: L1979-37_116, Stetson Kennedy Papers, L1979-37, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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