Unique Collections from Around the World - Silicon Valley Historical Association

Boulder Dam in Nevada - 1940

Boulder Dam was constructed between 1931 and 1936 during the Great Depression and was dedicated on September 30, 1935, by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Originally known as Boulder Dam from 1933, it was officially renamed Hoover Dam in 1947.

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