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The Works Progress Administration in New York City

by John David Millett

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Published by Arno Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State),
  • New York.
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Works Projects Administration,
    • Public works -- New York (State) -- New York

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn D. Millett.
      SeriesAmerican federalism, Studies in administration (Social Science Research Council (U.S). Committee on Public Administration) ;, v. 2.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD4606.N5 M5 1978
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 228 p. ;
      Number of Pages228
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4562249M
      ISBN 100405104960
      LC Control Number77074950
      OCLC/WorldCa3120770

      Between and , the Works Progress Administration, in conjunction with the New York City Department of Taxation, organized teams of photographers to shoot pictures of every building in the five boroughs of New York City. The photographs were taken to improve the process of determining and recording property value assessments.   WPA is: Glen Phillips, Luke Bulla and Sean Watkins, performing Always Have My Love live in New York City. for more info video:

        REMINDERS The Jersey City Medical Center under construction in , using Works Progress Administration labor. Today, buildings that made Author: Terry Golway.   In the s, former President Franklin D. Roosevelt enacted job creation programs that put thousands of artists to work. The best-known program was the Works Progress Administration.

      Arthur Kimmig Getz ( – Janu ) was an American illustrator best known for his fifty-year career as a cover artist for The New Yorker magazine. Between and , two hundred and thirteen Getz covers appeared on The New Yorker, making Getz the most prolific New Yorker cover artist of the twentieth century. Getz was also a fine artist, painted murals for the Works.   In , under the direction of novelist and historian Lyle Saxon, The Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration produced this delightfully detailed portrait of New Orleans. Containing recipes, photographs and folklore, it is consistently hailed as one of the best books produced about the : Works Progress Administration.


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Find items in libraries near you. The Works Progress Administration (WPA) was an ambitious employment and infrastructure program created by President Franklin D.

Roosevelt induring the bleakest years of the Great Depression. Content Review: The Federal Writers’ Project developed the New York City Guide as part of the American Guide Series under the Works Progress Administration in the mid’s.

The WPA movement provided jobs for those who had lost theirs during the Great Depression. The American Guide Series was a subset of works produced by the Federal Writers' Project (FWP) and and is one of the most well-known FWP projects.

The American Guide Series Books, created through a cooperative effort of both Federal and State organizations, are part travel guide, part : Samantha Kennedy. Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of The Works Progress Administration (WPA ; renamed in as the Work Projects Administration) was an American New Deal agency, employing millions of job-seekers (mostly unskilled men) to carry out public works projects, including the construction of public buildings and budget: $ billion ().

The Muralist was a beautiful historical fiction novel focusing on a young American painter, Alizee Benoit, working on art and murals for the Works Progress Administration in New York City during World War II.

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Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects in New York City during the Great Depression. Skilled architects, draftsmen, and artists work for the WPA on a massive scale model of New York City, built in cooperation with New York University (this model predates the famous Panorama of New York City model built for the World's Fair).

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The WPA guide to New York City: The Federal Writers' Project guide to s New York by Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration in New York City () at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. The Works Progress Administration (WPA) Collection consists of works on paper, primarily lithographs and etchings, but also drawings and paintings created during the years The purpose of the WPA program was to create paying jobs for the unemployed at every skill level.

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This list may not reflect recent changes (). Works Progress Administration, New York (N.Y.) The Works Progress Administration in New York City, (Chicago, Pub. for the Committee on Public Administration of the Social Science Research Council by Public Administration Service, ), by John D.

Millett (page images at HathiTrust) Items below (if any) are from related and broader terms. (RECORD GROUP 69) (Bulk ) OVERVIEW OF RECORDS LOCATIONS Table of Contents ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY RECORDS OF THE CIVIL WORKS ADMINISTRATION General records Field office records RECORDS OF THE FEDERAL EMERGENCY RELIEF ADMINISTRATION (FERA) lin.

ft. The Lost Years book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.3/5(1). On Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects in New York City. Shows warehouses and streets under construction in the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

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