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WPA Membership Card from the 1930s

WPA Membership Card from the 1930s certifying that a WPA Worker was a member of the WPA Workers Association.

WPA Union Pin

This was a WPA Workers Association Union Pin worn by member WPA Workers during the 1930s.

Very unusual 1930s Works Progress Administration pinback button and membership card. Button measures 7/8" and reads: "St. Louis Button Co." on the curl and back paper. Card measures 3 3/4" long by 2 1/8" wide and reads: "No., Date, 193_, Membership Card. This is to certify that _______, I.D., Address____________ Is a Member of The WPA Workers Association, Signed________ Secretary." Card has union bug in the bottom left corner.

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Farmers on Relief and Rehabilitation - WPA - 1937

Inventory: An Appraisal of Results of the Works Progress Administration - 1938

Rural Families on Relief - Research Monograph XVII - 1938

Rural Youth: Their Situation and Prospects - Research Monograph XV - 1938

Rural Youth - Their Situation and Prospects - Conclusions - 1938

New Deal for Youth - The National Youth Administration (NYA) - 1938

1935-05 The Drought and Current Farm Imports

1936-10-15 Report on Progress of The Works Program

Final Report on the WPA Program 1935-43