Elizabeth Arndt collection of Works Projects Administration recreation programs and reports
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Elizabeth Arndt collection of Works Projects Administration recreation programs and reports

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: United States. Work Projects Administration of Georgia.
Title: Elizabeth Arndt collection of Works Projects Administration recreation programs and reports
Dates: 1938-1941
Extent: 0.15 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 2339

Biographical/Historical Note

The Work Projects Administration (W.P.A.) was created by Franklin D. Roosevelt's presidential order in 1935 and became the largest New Deal agency, employing millions of people and affecting almost everywhere in the United States. The W.P.A. provided jobs and income to unemployed Americans during the Great Depression and was integral in building up the nation's infrastructure and operating arts, media, literacy, and recreation projects for Americans.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains programs and reports regarding the Works Project Administration's Community Service Programs Recreation Project from 1938 to 1941. These materials were meant for the supervisors of these programs and include information on training and how to be effective leaders.


Index Terms

Leisure.
Programs (documents)
Recreation.
Reports.
United States. Work Projects Administration of Georgia.

Administrative Information

Processing information

This collection is processed at the Basic Level (or collection level). There is no detailed inventory for this collection as it is not fully processed. To request that this collection be added to our priority list of collections to be fully processed as staffing and funding allow, please contact the Library and Archives staff.


Restrictions

Access restrictions

The collection is open for research.


Sponsorship

Encoding funded by a 2008 Archives-Basic Projects grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.