Part of Payroll Line
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Part of Payroll Line
Here is shown a part of the payroll line on June 04, 1937 as they lined up back of the company Mess Hall. Nearly every "construction stiff" west of the Mississippi River at one time or another passed thru some payroll line of this project." Many have forgotten, as paradoxical as it may seem now, that this grand and majestic structure had its inception as a relief measure. On April 05, 1934 two relief barracks were completed at the dam site to feed and shelter the needy unemployed who had...
Part of: Western Waters Digital Library: http://harvester.lib.utah.edu/wwdl/; Photographer Unknown
Clifford R. Koester
Paydays--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Wages--Construction workers--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Wages--Engineers--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Wages--Truck drivers--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Administration building--Washington (State)--Government Camp
United States--Washington (State)--Grant County--Grand Coulee Dam site, Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)
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A History of the Columbia Basin Project (Vol. 1, Page 101)-Cage 709: Clifford R. Koester Papers, 1927-1972: http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/holland/masc/finders/cg709.htm
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Original photographic prints were scanned at 24 bit 3000 pixels by the long side for master TIFF files on an Plustek OpticBook 3600 Plus. Also, 24 bit 150 PPI JPEGs were created with the OpticBook 3600 Plus and added to the CONTENTdm database at the WSU Libraries