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March 1, 1936


After five years of construction between 1931 and 1936 by 21,000 workers (96 of whom died on the job; another 46 of whom died from carbon monoxide poisoning, classified as “pneumonia” to avoid compensation claims), Hoover Dam is turned over to the federal government.

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