On August 4, 1934, approximately 20,000 people gathered at the future site of the Grand Coulee dam to hear Franklin D. Roosevelt give a speech.
On August 4, 1934, approximately 20,000 people gathered at the future site of the Grand Coulee dam to hear Franklin D. Roosevelt give a speech. Seattle Times Archive / MCT
On August 4, 1934, approximately 20,000 people gathered at the future site of the Grand Coulee dam to hear Franklin D. Roosevelt give a speech. Seattle Times Archive / MCT

FDR's New Deal jobs: construction, writing, singing and bird scaring

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