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A New Deal for Carbon Hill, Alabama
A Photographic Document by William C. Pryor
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c. September, 1937Alabama League of Municipalities, Sponsor of "City of Progress Contest"
City Commission of the City of Carbon Hill, Alabama
A brief prepared by the City of Carbon Hill that provides a detailed description of local improvement projects and the handling and matching of Federal funds and grants.
September 4, 1937Letter to Hon. E.W. Kelley, City Commissioner, Carbon Hill, Alabama
Walker County [Alabama] Health Department
This letter from the County Health Department, congratulates the City for their mosquito eradication projects, which had reduced the incidence of malaria in the community.
c. August, 1938Functions of the Photographic Section
Photographic Section, Division of Information Service, Works Progress Administration
A press release outlining the duties of the Photographic Section of the Works Progress Administration, including the development of "complete series of story telling photographs covering various phases of the administration's work." The Photographic Section was headed by William C. Pryor.
September 9, 1938Letter to George L. Davis
William C. Pryor
Pryor's letter to George Davis, Information Service Director for the Alabama WPA, outlines his plans to visit Carbon Hill to interview and photograph townspeople for a documentary story on the impact of the WPA in that community.
October 20, 1938Letter to Earl Kelley
William C. Pryor
A letter to Carbon Hill City Commissioner Earl Kelley thanking the Carbon Hill for its hospitality during Pryor's visit there.
c. October, 1938Carbon Hill, Alabama
William C. Pryor
Pryor's essay describes his stay in Carbon Hill and touches the economic conditions facing the citizens of Carbon Hill.



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