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WPA: Works Progress Administration/Work Projects Administration: More

Researching the WPA, a New Deal agency responsible for operating a wide variety of work-relief programs during the Great Depression of the 1930s.

Collections Outside of MNHS

United States Work Projects Administration records, 1524-1975, Library of Congress
Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, essays, scripts, plays, life histories, folklore material, field reports, notes, transcripts of documents, inventories, lists, statements, instructions, surveys and appraisals, graphs, drawings, maps, indexes, and administrative records of the Federal Writer's Project and the Historical Records Survey of the U.S. Work Projects Administration. Also includes a research library of reports and publications documenting social welfare programs of the Depression era.

Records of the Work Projects Administration [WPA], National Archives
 
Crow Wing County History Interviews, 1936-1939, Minnesota Digital Reflections
The content of theses interviews conducted by the WPA, reflect the lives, experiences, and genealogy of people who lived in Crow Wing County.

 

Online Resources

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