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Workers Ask for the Continuation of the W.P.A. (with text supports)

In this letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Works Progress Administration workers in Michigan ask him to continue the program, claiming that it makes them feel more American. This version includes tax supports.


Source | McElvaine, Robert S., ed., Down & Out in the Great Depression: Letters from the "Forgotten Man", (Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1983), 127.
Creator | W.P.A. Workers of Battle Creek
Item Type | Diary/Letter
Cite This document | W.P.A. Workers of Battle Creek, “Workers Ask for the Continuation of the W.P.A. (with text supports),” HERB: Resources for Teachers, accessed June 19, 2019, https://herb.ashp.cuny.edu/items/show/738.

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