Guide to the Public Works and Prosperity with Roosevelt Collection,

Summary Information

Title: Public Works and Prosperity with Roosevelt Collection,
Collection: AC.407
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Abstract:

Public Works and Prosperity with Roosevelt Collection consists of a 1933 broadside entitled, "Public Works and Prosperity with Roosevelt." It announces that McCrary Company will assist towns to apply for federal grants for federally funded public works.

Creator: J.B. McCrary Company

Biographical/Historical Note

The J.B. McCrary Company may be referring to the J.B. McCrary Company of Atlanta Georgia, which was founded by Joseph Boyd McCrary.

Scope and Contents

Public Works and Prosperity with Roosevelt Collection consists of a 1933 broadside entitled, "Public Works and Prosperity with Roosevelt." It announces that McCrary Company will assist towns to apply for federal grants for federally funded public works in water and sewer. The envelopes are addressed to Mayor W.N. Breckinridge of Fincastle, Virginia and was mailed in envelopes from Hotel Ponce de Leon of Roanoke, Virginia.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in one folder.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

The W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection purchased this collection from Bookworm and Silverfish in April 2008. Its accession number is AC.2008.013. It was opened to the public in May, 2008.

Processing Information

Processed by Kathryn Staley, May, 2008; Encoded by Kathryn Staley, May, 2008.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.407: Public Works and Prosperity with Roosevelt Collection, W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

J.B. McCrary Company Letter to Roanoke Mayor, 1933 ACSC_Box 11.13
Public Works and Prosperity Broadside, undated ACSC_Box 11.13