WPA

Works Progress Administration, renamed during 1939 as the Work Projects Administration

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Works_Progress_Administration

New Deal Workfare project - Between 1935 and 1943, the WPA provided almost eight million jobs. Until ended by Congress and war employment during 1943, the WPA was the largest employer in the country. Hmm, part of the Great Duration?

built Camp David, the Golden Gate Bridge

http://www.mcny.org/Exhibitions/abbott/abbott.htm

lots of books written by writers paid by the WPA - Federal Writers Project


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