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Outside Lands Podcast Episode 64: Works Progress Administration

Part of the 1930s New Deal, the Works Progress Administration made a great impact on the look of San Francisco's infrastructure and parks, including the zoo's Monkey Island!
Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast - Mar 28, 2014

Outside Lands Podcast Episode 64: Works Progress Administration Outside Lands Podcast Episode 64: Works Progress Administration

(above) Odd Fellows Cemetery, Dec 26, 1933

View north to WPA Workers moving earth while converting Odd Fellows Cemetery into Rossi Playground. Roosevelt Junior High (now Middle) School, Columbarium in background.

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