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Question. What is WPA?

Answer. The WPA is one of several Federal agencies established by the President and Congress to bring about recovery by giving work to the unemployed.

Q. Are there other agencies of the Government that have been set up to provide work for the unemployed?

A. Yes. Among these are the Public Works Administration (PWA), Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), Resettlement Administration (RA).  >>more...>>

Title:     WPA Workers' Handbook
Author:    Works Progress Administration
Date:     1936

Type:     Handbook

Listed Under:
Work Relief
Works Progress Adminstration