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Working for Uncle Sam - 1936

Uncle Sam sets up the WPA as the answer

For more than 9 months we have been working on WPA projects Wealth we are adding to country : . 4,000 DROUGHT, FLOOD, AND OTHER CONSERVATION WORKS . 130,000 MILES OF FARM-TO-MARKET ROADS . 550 AIRPORTS BUILT OR IMPROVED . 6,201 SCHOOLS BUILT OR IM-PROVED . 2,500 WATER SYSTEMS IMPROVED 5,000 SEWER SYSTEMS EXTENDED . 5,700 PARKS AND PLAYGROUNDS EDUCATION FOR MILLIONS . 5,000 OTHER PUBLIC BUILDINGS . BETTER PUBLIC HEALTH . MILLIONS OF GARMENTS FOR THE NEEDY AND OTHER PUBLIC SERVICES

The good we are doing

Ask any of the hundreds of mayors and county executives, of all political faiths, who have written their praise of the improvements WPA has made in their own communities.

OUR WORKING AND SPENDING KEEP MANY BUSINESSES ALIVE

Where the WPA Dollar Goes Food - Canning Factories - Farms - Wholesalers - Fisheries Clothing - Manufactures - Textile Mills - Farms Shelter - Building Repairs - Mines - Factories - Forests Work is the American Way

 

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