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The WPA--putting America to work

Author: Jeff Hill
Publisher: Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, Inc., [2014] ©2014
Series: Defining moments.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Provides users with a detailed and authoritative overview of the Works Progress Administration (WPA), the centerpiece of the New Deal programs put in place by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to tame the Great Depression and get America back on its feet. Includes biographies, primary sources, and more"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hill, Jeff, 1962-
WPA--putting America to work
(DLC) 2013022479
(OCoLC)775419571
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Hill
ISBN: 9780780813328 0780813324
OCLC Number: 854864615
Target Audience: Grade 9 to 12.
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 246 pages) : illustrations, portraits.
Contents: A nation unemployed --
The first New deal work programs --
Formation of the Works Progress Administration --
WPA construction projects --
The WPA arts, service, women's, and youth programs --
The end of the WPA --
Legacy of the WPA.
Series Title: Defining moments.
Responsibility: Jeff Hill.

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"Provides users with a detailed and authoritative overview of the Works Progress Administration (WPA), the centerpiece of the New Deal programs put in place by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to tame the Great Depression and get America back on its feet. Includes biographies, primary sources, and more"--Provided by publisher.

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