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Historic American Buildings Survey: Quiz


Question 1: The permanent collection of HABS/HAER/HALS is housed at the ________.
United States House of RepresentativesUnited States CapitolUnited States CongressLibrary of Congress

Question 2: It was founded as a make-work program for architects, draftsmen and photographers left jobless by the ________.
United StatesGreat DepressionRepublican Party (United States)Federal Reserve System

Question 3: By creating an archive of historic architecture, HABS provided a data base of primary source material for the then fledgling ________ movement.
Historic district (United States)Contributing propertyNational Park ServiceHistoric preservation

Question 4: In 1933 the Park Service established the Historic American Buildings Survey following a proposal by ________, a young Park Service landscape architect.
Columbia UniversityCharles E. PetersonHistoric preservationIndependence Hall

Question 5: As a branch of the U.S. Federal Government, its created works are in the ________.
Public domainCopyright infringementIntellectual propertyCopyright

Question 6: Guided by field instructions from ________, the first HABS recorders were tasked with documenting a representative sampling of America's architectural heritage.
BostonPhoenix, ArizonaWashington, D.C.Atlanta

Question 7: The Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS), Historic American Engineering Record (HAER), and Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS) are programs of the ________ established for the purpose of documenting historic places.
Appalachian TrailYellowstone National ParkNational Park ServiceNational Park Passport Stamps

Question 8: The Historic American Engineering Record program was founded on January 10, 1969 by the National Park Service and the ________.
United StatesWonders of the WorldAmerican Society of Civil EngineersCivil engineering

Question 9: The project was funded by the ________ (WPA), but administered and records collected by HABS.
Works Progress AdministrationGreat DepressionFranklin D. RooseveltNew Deal


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