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Governor Leahy: Would it be agreeable if I just made a general statement about the WPA work in Puerto Rico, and then submitted myself to cross questioning by the prosecuting attorney after I get through?

We have in Puerto Rico now an allocation of 20,000 men of the WPA. We have just about that number employed at the present time.  >>more...>>

Title:     Gov Leahy Press Conference, 10/7/40
Author:    Leahy, William
Source:     National Archives
Date:     October 7, 1940

Publisher:     WPA Papers
Type:     Press Conference

Listed Under:
Defense Mobilization
Puerto Rico
Works Progress Adminstration

Notes:     Record Group 69, Series 737, Box 6.