Works Progress Administration created the Pack Horse Library Initiative in the 1930's to get books to rural communities.

Works Progress Administration created the Pack Horse Library Initiative in the 1930's to get books to rural communities.

Appalachian mountain riders served as a bookmobile service for the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in the 1930′s.

2nd grade social studies: Making connections to Appalachian history

indypendent-thinking: Kentucky pack-horse librarians: Appalachian mountain riders deliver books through the Works Progress Administration (WPA) of the

Works Progress Administration - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Works Progress Administration - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Split Rock Creek Bridge along with an adjacent dam was constructed by the Works Progress Administration during the Great Depression. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Split_Rock_Creek_State_Park  The bridge is made of Sioux Quartzite, one of the hardest rocks on earth.  en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sioux_Quartzite

Split Rock Creek Bridge along with an adjacent dam was constructed by the Works Progress Administration during the Great Depression. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Split_Rock_Creek_State_Park The bridge is made of Sioux Quartzite, one of the hardest rocks on earth. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sioux_Quartzite

Francine Everett (April 13, 1915 – May 27, 1999) was an African-American actress and singer who is best known for her performances in race films, independently produced motion pictures with all-black casts that were created exclusively for distribution to cinemas that catered to African American audiences. She studied and acted with the Federal Theater in Harlem, which was sponsored by the Works Progress Administration.

Francine Everett, African-American actress and singer best known for performances in race films, independently produced motion pictures with all-black casts created exclusively for distribution to cinemas that catered to African American audiences.

We are all ignorant on some subjects - what is yours? Free : Enroll - Federal adult schools : Many courses - many places - informal teaching.

We are all ignorant on some subjects - what is yours? Free : Enroll - Federal adult schools : Many courses - many places - informal teaching.

Works Progress Administration poster 1939    This is amazing! Ha! -JLR  Also fun for the bathroom?

Works Progress Administration poster 1939 This is amazing! -JLR Also fun for the bathroom? -- This is American Propaganda, in the style, of Soviet Realism.

Vintage Posters From the Works Progress Administration -- Not surprisingly, this poster is used often as a widget in Lean On and Lead!

Vintage Posters From the Works Progress Administration

Meet the working stiffs. Created between 1936 and this poster by the WPA Federal Art Project in Illinois promotes the of child rearing: "The Job of Being a Parent.

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) sponsored many stimulus projects to keep people employed during the Great Depression in Orange County, including on this archeological dig.

The Great Depression in O.C.: Are the hard times back?

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) sponsored many stimulus projects to keep people employed during the Great Depression in Orange County, including on this archeological dig.

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As part of the Federal Writers’ Project of the Work Progress Administration, more than 2,000 first-person accounts of slavery were collected, as well as 500 black and white photographs.

Stunning pictures of men and women who were born into slavery and photographed more than seventy years after being freed

As part of the Federal Writers’ Project of the Work Progress Administration, more than first-person accounts of slavery were collected, as well as 500 black and white photographs.

Women in the Appalachian mountains on horseback delivering books and reading to those who could not as a feature of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) of the 1930's.

Pack Horse Library: Women in the Appalachian mountains deliver books on horseback, a feature of the Works Progress Administration (WPA)

Lecture notes: The Federal Art Project (FAP) of the Works Progress Administration (WPA)

Lecture notes: The Federal Art Project (FAP) of the Works Progress Administration (WPA)

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