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Big talk on little houses. These high officials of the New Deal's housing family photographed as they concluded a conference with President Roosevelt. From the left: Stewart McDonald, head of the [FHA?]; Secretary Henry Morgenthau, Jr., Morris L. Coske, head of Rural Electrification, and Peter Grimm, housing expert working in the Treasury Department. Grimm and his associates from New York are concluding a report on housing conditions east of the Mississippi which is expected to show only from 2 to 4 percent vacancies. His report to the President is expected to have a bearing on the future policy of both Federal Housing, Works Progress Administration, the Rural Electrification program and Rural Resettlement, 10/29/35

Federal Art Project, Works Progress Administration, announces the opening of the Southern Illinois Exhibition Project ...

Migrant family from Oklahoma in Texas. A family of six alongside the road. An example of how they fall between the relief agencies. The father, aged thirty-five, is an intelligent fellow, a painter by trade. Advanced tuberculosis, victim of an occupational disease. Ineligible for WPA (Works Progress Administration), rated as totally disabled. As a state charge under Oklahoma relief standards, the family were told the maximum relief would be seven dollars every two weeks. They lost their home, their furniture, took to the road a year ago and when the photographs were made they were found to be without money, shelter, and without food for the four children

Sculpture classes for children now in session Under direction of Art Teaching Division, Federal Art Project, Works Progress Administration.

"Take your choice" Play and music by Ernst Bacon, Phil Mathias, Raisch Stoll. Columbia Theatre, San Francisco. Opening Wed. Dec. 2, 8:20 p.m. Federal Music Project, Works Progress Administration.

Exhibition - oils & watercolors, Federal Art Gallery Federal Art Project, Works Progress Administration.

Works Progress Administration presents an exhibition of selected skills of the unemployed Div. of Women's & Professional Projects / / Halls.

Migrant family from Oklahoma in Texas. A family of six alongside the road. An example of how they fall between the relief agencies. The father, aged thirty-five, is an intelligent fellow, a painter by trade. Advanced tuberculosis, victim of an occupational disease. Ineligible for WPA (Works Progress Administration), rated as totally disabled. As a state charge under Oklahoma relief standards, the family were told the maximum relief would be seven dollars every two weeks. They lost their home, their furniture, took to the road a year ago and when the photographs were made they were found to be without money, shelter, and without food for the four children

The Division of Womens and Professional Projects of the Works Progress Administration presents an exhibition of the skills of the unemployed on non-manual projects National Museum, 10th Street & Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.

Oklahoma migrant, Texas. An example of how they fall between the relief agencies. The father, aged thirty-five, is an intelligent fellow, a painter by trade. Advanced tuberculosis, victim of an occupational disease. Ineligible for WPA (Works Progress Administration), rated as totally disabled. As a state charge under Oklahoma relief standards, the family were told the maximum relief would be seven dollars every two weeks. They lost their home, their furniture,

Oklahoma migrant, Texas. An example of how they fall between the relief agencies. The father, aged thirty-five, is an intelligent fellow, a painter by trade. Advanced tuberculosis, victim of an occupational disease. Ineligible for WPA (Works Progress Administration), rated as totally disabled. As a state charge under Oklahoma relief standards, the family were told the maximum relief would be seven dollars every two weeks. They lost their home, their furniture,

The Works Progress Administration in Ohio presents the Federal Theatre for youth in "A Christmas Carol"

Forging ahead Works Progress Administration / / [monogram].

Exhibition Interior design by the interior design staff, Federal Art Project, Works Progress Administration.

American concert orchestra--Federal Music Project--Works Progress Administration

Free instruction in painting & drawing Art Teaching Division of the Federal Art Project, Works Progress Administration.

Child of Frank Weeks, WPA (Works Progress Administration) worker. Near Williston, North Dakota

The mail must go through. Lineup of Works Progress Administration (WPA) workers during the flood at Cairo, Illinois

Rural arts exhibition held under the auspices of the Farm Security Administration (FSA) in the patio of the U.S. Department of Agriculture building. Left: photograph of chairmaker by Doris Ulmann; chair, Kentucky; basket, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands; wooden chains made from one single piece of wood twenty feet long, Iowa; Right: basket, Hawaii; shovel and pitchfork, Connecticut; rawhide bottom chair, Texas; Garden of Eden carved by New Mexico Indians; wall hanging, WPA (Works Progress Administration),

Rural arts exhibition held under the auspices of the Farm Security Administration (FSA) in the patio of the U.S. Department of Agriculture building. Left: photograph of chairmaker by Doris Ulmann; chair, Kentucky; basket, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands; wooden chains made from one single piece of wood twenty feet long, Iowa; Right: basket, Hawaii; shovel and pitchfork, Connecticut; rawhide bottom chair, Texas; Garden of Eden carved by New Mexico Indians; wall hanging, WPA (Works Progress Administration),

The Federal Theater, Works Progress Administration presents "Blind Alley," 3 act drama by James Warwick at the Waterloo Theater.

Family of James Strunk, farmer. Works for WPA (Works Progress Administration), earns forty-four dollars per month, drives twenty-six miles to work fourteen days per month. Car expense comes out of the forty-four dollars. Has eight children, four of them at home. Wheelock, North Dakota

Works Progress Administration, Illinois, District 6--March of leisure time May 1st 1937, State Armory - Springfield.

Family of James Strunk, farmer. Works for WPA (Works Progress Administration), earns forty-four dollars per month, drives twenty-six miles to work fourteen days per month. Car expense comes out of the forty-four dollars. Has eight children, four of them at home. Wheelock, North Dakota

Rural arts exhibition held under the auspices of the Farm Security Administration (FSA) in the patio of the U.S. Department of Agriculture building. Rugs from WPA (Works Progress Administration), Colorado; finger weaving from Vermont and North Carolina; woven towels from Southern Highlands; pottery from Steads, North Carolina; fabrics from Southern Highlands and Farm Security; luncheon set and embroidered runner from New Hampshire; miniature weaving set from North Dakota; bags from all parts of the

Child of Frank Weeks, WPA (Works Progress Administration) worker. Near Williston, North Dakota

Baby of Frank Weeks, WPA (Works Progress Administration) worker. Near Williston, North Dakota

Prints for the people A national exhibition of prints made by artists employed by the Federal Art Project of the Works Progress Administration.

The mail must go through. Lineup of Works Progress Administration (WPA) workers during the flood at Cairo, Illinois

The Works Progress Administration in Ohio presents The Federal Theatre for Youth in "The emperor's new clothes"

Baby of Frank Weeks, WPA (Works Progress Administration) worker. Near Williston, North Dakota

Residence of John Scott near Ringgold County, Iowa. He is a hired farm hand, but has had no recent work other than Works Progress Administration (WPA)

Family of Blaze Gallagher, former farmer, now living in Crosby, North Dakota. Doing WPA (Works Progress Administration) work

Rural arts exhibition held under the auspices of the Farm Security Administration (FSA) in the patio of the U.S. Department of Agriculture building. Rugs from WPA (Works Progress Administration), Colorado; finger weaving from Vermont and North Carolina; woven towels from Southern Highlands; pottery from Steads, North Carolina; fabrics from Southern Highlands and Farm Security; luncheon set and embroidered runner from New Hampshire; miniature weaving set from North Dakota; bags from all parts of the

Residence of John Scott near Ringgold County, Iowa. He is a hired farm hand, but has had no recent work other than Works Progress Administration (WPA)

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

Wife of WPA (Works Progress Administration) worker, Charleston, West Virginia

Untitled photo, possibly related to: Former coal miner, worked twelve years for Chaplin Coal Company as hand coal loader. He and several others complained to company about conditions not being up to NRA (National Recovery Administration) standards. All lost jobs. He's now on WPA (Works Progress Administration) at thirty-eight dollars and twenty-five cents per month. Scotts Run, West Virginia

Camper receives help in fitting a coat from Works Progress Administration (WPA) sewing instructor. Shafter camp for migratory agricultural workers (Farm Security Administration-FSA), California

Migratory family from Louisiana, been in California eighteen months now on Works Progress Administration (WPA), receives fifty-five dollars a month. No house available in nearest town under twenty dollars a month

Farmers of Great Depression. Dust bowl refugees, Resettlement program.

Untitled photo, possibly related to: Wife of WPA (Works Progress Administration) worker living on riverboat, Charleston, West Virginia

Former coal miner, worked twelve years for Chaplin Coal Company as hand loader. He and several others complained to company about conditions not being up to NRA (National Recovery Administration) standards. All lost jobs, he is now on WPA (Works Progress Administration) at thirty-eight dollars and twenty-five cents per month, Scotts Run, West Virginia

Wife of WPA (Works Progress Administration) worker living on riverboat, Charleston, West Virginia

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

Untitled photo, possibly related to: Former coal miner, worked twelve years for Chaplin Coal Company as hand loader. He and several others complained to company about conditions not being up to NRA (National Recovery Administration) standards. All lost jobs, he is now on WPA (Works Progress Administration) at thirty-eight dollars and twenty-five cents per month, Scotts Run, West Virginia

Untitled photo, possibly related to: Family living on riverboat, Charleston, West Virginia. Husband now on WPA (Works Progress Administration) labor

Children of refugee families now on Works Progress Administration (WPA). They live in tents on the flats outside of Bakersfield, California

Children in bedroom of their home, Charleston, West Virginia. Their mother has TB. Father works on WPA (Works Progress Administration). See 50129-D

Children of WPA (Works Progress Administration) worker, South Charleston, West Virginia

Children of WPA (Works Progress Administration) worker, South Charleston, West Virginia

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information photo.

Housing of families living on Works Progress Administration (WPA) jobs on the plains, in the brush, and in many cheap auto trailer camps of Kern County, California, reflect the shortage of housing for low income workers

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

Ex-farm family, now on Works Progress Administration (WPA). On U.S. 64, eastern Oklahoma

Former coal miner, worked twelve years for Chaplin Coal Company as hand loader. He and several others complained to company about conditions not being up to NRA (National Recovery Administration) standards. All lost jobs, he is now on WPA (Works Progress Administration) at thirty-eight dollars and twenty-five cents per month, Scotts Run, West Virginia

Arvin camp for migrant workers (Farm Security Administration-FSA) California. A small library in camp with Works Progress Administration (WPA) librarian in charge is now available to agricultural workers. Part of the program for recreational and education instituted in all government camps for migratory farm families

Untitled photo, possibly related to: Children of WPA (Works Progress Administration) worker, South Charleston, West Virginia

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

Farm Security Administration photograph. There was no caption for this image in the FSA/OWI shelflist

Migratory family from Louisiana, been in California eighteen months now on Works Progress Administration (WPA), receives fifty-five dollars a month. No house available in nearest town under twenty dollars a month

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

Children in bedroom of their home, Charleston, West Virginia. Their mother has TB. Father works on WPA (Works Progress Administration). See 50129-D

Housing of families living on Works Progress Administration (WPA) jobs on the plains, in the brush, and in many cheap auto trailer camps of Kern County, California, reflect the shortage of housing for low income workers

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

Front yard of WPA (Works Progress Administration) workers' shacks, South Charleston, West Virginia

WPA (Works Progress Administration) worker's children with their toys in their play yard. South Charleston, West Virginia

Wife of WPA (Works Progress Administration) worker living on riverboat, Charleston, West Virginia

Home of old and sick mine foreman and WPA (Works Progress Administration) workers and families, Charleston, West Virginia

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

Ex-farm family, now on Works Progress Administration (WPA). On U.S. 64, eastern Oklahoma

Wife of WPA (Works Progress Administration) worker, Charleston, West Virginia

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

Untitled photo, possibly related to: Wife of WPA (Works Progress Administration) worker, Charleston, West Virginia

Untitled photo, possibly related to: Home of old and sick mine foreman and WPA (Works Progress Administration) workers and families, Charleston, West Virginia

Home of old and sick mine foreman and WPA (Works Progress Administration) worker and their families, Charleston, West Virginia

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

Native Texan farmer on relief. Goodliet, Hardeman County, Texas. "Tractored out" in late 1937. Now living in town, and on the verge of relief. Wife and two children. "Well, I know I've got to make a move but I don't know where to. I can stay off relief until the first of the year. After that I don't know. I've eat up two cows and a pair of horses this past year. Neither drink nor gamble, so I must have eat'n 'em up. I've got left two horses and two cows and some farm tools. Owe a grocery bill. If had gradutated land tax on big farms, that would put the little man back again. One man had six renters last year. Kept one. Of the five, one went to Oklahoma, one got a farm south of town and three got no place. They're on WPA (Works Progress Administration). Another man put fifteen families off this year. Another had twenty-eight renters and now has two. In the Progressive Farmer it said that relief had spoiled the renters so they had to get tractors. But them men that's doing the talking for the community is the big landowners. They got money to go to Washington. That's what keeps us from writing. A letter I would write would sound silly up there."

Former coal miner, worked twelve years for Chaplin Coal Company as hand coal loader. He and several others complained to company about conditions not being up to NRA (National Recovery Administration) standards. All lost jobs. He's now on WPA (Works Progress Administration) at thirty-eight dollars and twenty-five cents per month. Scotts Run, West Virginia

Arvin camp for migrant workers (Farm Security Administration-FSA) California. A small library in camp with Works Progress Administration (WPA) librarian in charge is now available to agricultural workers. Part of the program for recreational and education instituted in all government camps for migratory farm families

Camper receives help in fitting a coat from Works Progress Administration (WPA) sewing instructor. Shafter camp for migratory agricultural workers (Farm Security Administration-FSA), California

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

Housing of families living on Works Progress Administration (WPA) jobs on the plains, in the brush, and in many cheap auto trailer camps of Kern County, California, reflect the shortage of housing for low income workers

Migratory family from Louisiana, been in California eighteen months now on Works Progress Administration (WPA), receives fifty-five dollars a month. No house available in nearest town under twenty dollars a month

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

Home of old and sick mine foreman and WPA (Works Progress Administration) workers and families, Charleston, West Virginia

Children in bedroom of their home. Mother has TB, father is on WPA (Works Progress Administration), Charleston, West Virginia

WPA (Works Progress Administration) worker's wife washing clothes in front yard. South Charleston, West Virginia

Home of old and sick mine foreman and WPA (Works Progress Administration) worker and their families, Charleston, West Virginia

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

Untitled photo, possibly related to: Family living on riverboat, Charleston, West Virginia. Husband now on WPA (Works Progress Administration) labor

Front yard of WPA (Works Progress Administration) workers' shacks, South Charleston, West Virginia

Camper receives help in fitting a coat from Works Progress Administration (WPA) sewing instructor. Shafter camp for migratory agricultural workers (Farm Security Administration-FSA), California

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

Flower garden in front yard of WPA (Works Progress Administration) worker's home, South Charleston, West Virginia

WPA (Works Progress Administration) worker's wife washing clothes in front yard. South Charleston, West Virginia

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph