Perkins’ Legacy Resurges During COVID-19
Perkins’ lost legacy is finding new life, thanks to the social and economic similarities to post-Great Depression America that may emerge as the world continues to cope with COVID. “Frances Perkins’ handiwork is the system
Should we consider a new Civilian Conservation Corp today?
Should America Consider Restarting the Civilian Conservation Corps in Response to the Economic Crash? By AppalachianMagazine – April 3, 2020 Photo: CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps) workers, 1935. Contributor Names: Mydans, Carl, photographer, United States. Resettlement Administration. Roughly
Artists may need a Depression-era jobs program today
Ryan Prior, CNN Artists may need a Depression-era jobs program today. As the coronavirus pandemic drastically undermines the economy, arts administrator Deana Haggag finds herself in brand new territory.
COVID-19: What Lessons Will We Learn?
Stephen Gottlieb: What Lessons Will We Learn? I’d like to look beyond this epidemic, beyond the people telecomputing and those taking bicycles to work instead of busses, beyond our fears of going to meetings to
Frances Perkins Homestead Tours
Visit the Newcastle home of Frances Perkins, first woman Cabinet member and FDR’s Secretary of Labor. Enjoy guided tours of the 1837 Brick House and historic district with its 57 acres of fields, gardens, and