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Works Progress Administration in Detroit

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ISBN-10: 0738551813

ISBN-13: 9780738551814

Edition: 2008

Authors: Elizabeth Clemens

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Description:

In the midst of the Depression, a government agency was created that changed the lives of thousands of Americans. The Works Progress Administration (WPA) was more than a program that put the unemployed to work, it was a revolutionary concept that sought to improve the lives of Americans through the physical improvement of their surroundings and the physical and intellectual improvement of themselves. For the people of Detroit, the WPA built schools and libraries, provided clothing and shelter, and enriched their lives through literacy, health, and educational programs. It brought art, theater, and music to the masses through groundbreaking cultural programs and created the infrastructure…    
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Publication date: 3/31/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English