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Posted inEducation + Enrichment

Learn About: Works Progress Administration

For Depression-weary and despondent Americans, the Works Progress Administration (WPA) not only offered employment but also the restoration of dignity. Through the efforts of authors, artists and construction workers, the American landscape was altered for the enjoyment of millions of people. Examples close to home that resulted from WPA funding include: the original Greenville Avenue (U.S. 75), the […]