DIRT CHEAP: THE GARDENDALE EXPERIMENT & RAMMED EARTH HOME CONSTRUCTION IN THE UNITED STATES by Jennifer Lynn Carpenter
A Masters Final Project submitted to the Faculty of the Graduate School of the University of Maryland, College Park, in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master in Historic Preservation, 2010
Ms. Carpenter has put many great sources together to discuss the seven rammed earth homes built by the US federal government during the New Deal.
Lots of contemporary photos of the houses as well as documentation of the construction process. Historic context underscores the importance of these dwellings and their preservation.