Mr. Hunter: We are starting the WPA in Puerto Rico, if that would make a news story for anybody.
Query: Haven't they had one before?
Mr. Hunter: They have had what is known as the Puerto Rican Reconstruction Corporation under the Department of the Interior. They got seven million dollars this year, which was used for farm rehabilitation and relief, but we are setting up a regular WPA down there. >>more...>>
Title: Hunter Press Conference, 8/21/39
Author: Hunter, Howard
Source: National Archives
Date: August 31, 1939
Publisher: WPA Papers
Type: Press Conference
- Works Progress Adminstration
Notes: Record Group 69, Series 737, Box 6.