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Sewer collection and disposal system construction, Key West, Florida, July 28, 1936

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Creator:United States. Florida Works Progress Administration
Creator:Southern Labor Archives
Title:Sewer collection and disposal system construction, Key West, Florida, July 28, 1936
Date:1936 July 28
Description:

Fla. WPA., 7/28/36, Key West, Fla., Text on reverse: "Hand labor is being used in Key West for the backfill on the major WPA project there--a modern system of sewer collection and disposal and water distribution. This photograph was taken at the intersection of two lines running at right angles. Hard work in a tropical sun--being well accomplished by several hundred Key West WPA workers." 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_162

Types:Photographic prints | StillImage
Subjects:Building | City planning | Sewage disposal plants | Construction workers | Sewerage | Kennedy, Stetson | 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. Libraries
Original Material:

Stetson Kennedy papers, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library

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Cite as: L1979-37_162, Stetson Kennedy Papers, L1979-37, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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