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WPA Records

Creator: Miami County. Social Welfare Office

Date: 1930C

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 190580

Space Required/Quantity: 0.40 cubic feet

Title (Main title): WPA Records

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Series contains a variety of records and notes documenting Works Progress Administration programs in Miami County, Kansas. Some records are lists from the Cliff Stratton Papers, dated 1939, documenting all public improvement projects to date in the state. They state the county of location, work project number, official project number, sponsor (a state agency with direct interest in the project), federal funds allotment, number of workers, and a project description. Other records include WPA Historical Records Survey instructions on identifying, inventorying, and describing records of historical significance, dated February, 7 1940; spiral notebooks containing Historical Records Survey notes created by project workers; and two visitor registers entitle Braille Transcribing from the Kansas City Transcribing Project No. 6865.

Index Terms

Subjects

    United States. Works Progress Administration -- Records and correspondence
    Historical Records Survey (Kan.) -- Records and correspondence
    New Deal, 1933-1939 -- Kansas -- Miami County

Agency Classification:

    Local Government Agencies. Miami County. County Offices. Social Welfare Office.