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Building Louisiana : the legacy of the Public Works Administration

Author: Robert D Leighninger
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Leighninger, Robert D., 1941-
Building Louisiana.
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2007
(OCoLC)608212893
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert D Leighninger
ISBN: 9781578069453 1578069459
OCLC Number: 71173743
Description: xxx, 298 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: List of tables --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction. Part I. A brief history of the PWA in Louisiana --
How to respond to a Great Depression --
Harold Ickes goes to work --
Huey Long versus the PWA --
The second Louisiana purchase --
Scandal. Part II. Cultural Infrastructure: redeveloping community --
Schools --
Universities --
Courthouses. Part III. Physical Infrastructure: building a modern economy --
The U.S. Marine Hospital at Carveill and other federal projects --
The New Orleans Charity Hospital --
The French Market --
The Shreveport incinerator --
Sugar --
The New Orleans sewer and water project --
Beyond the bayous. Appendix. The legacy: an inventory of nonfederal PWA projects in Louisiana --
Notes --
Index.
Responsibility: Robert D. Leighninger, Jr.
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