Federal Writers' Project

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Federal Writers' Project:

see Work Projects AdministrationWork Projects Administration
(WPA), former U.S. government agency, established in 1935 by executive order of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt as the Works Progress Administration; it was renamed the Work Projects Administration in 1939, when it was made part of the Federal
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References in periodicals archive ?
Hathaway, 27 December 1938, and Wayne Walden, "Conversations In A Park," 24 October 1938, both in Library of Congress, Manuscript Division, WPA Federal Writers' Project Collection.
Hathaway [Library of Congress, Manuscript Division, WPA Federal Writers' Project Collection], September 1938-January 1939.
Botkin's Lay My Burden Down (1945), which was an extract from 17 volumes of slave narratives collected by black and white interviewers for the WPA Federal Writers' Project.