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By Amanda Griffith Penix

In August 1933, Eleanor Roosevelt visited the impoverished coal groups of north valuable West Virginia. struggling with the consequences of the good melancholy, those coal households seemed to the 1st girl for aid out of the devastating fiscal occasions. Her stopover at spurred the construction of Arthurdale, the nation�s first New Deal abode neighborhood. Arthurdale quick turned often called �Eleanor�s Little Village� as a result of the First Lady�s involvement with the venture. She visited the group frequently to dine, dance, and communicate with the homesteaders and to wait highschool graduations. as well as the construction of recent housing, Arthurdale featured a group enterprise middle, cutting-edge college structures, a craft undefined, an commercial manufacturing unit, and home-based agricultural construction. even though now not a monetary triumph for the government, the social luck of the neighborhood is immeasurable.

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