The Resource United States WPA Colorado records, (manuscript)

United States WPA Colorado records, (manuscript)

Label
United States WPA Colorado records, 1916-1949
Title
United States WPA Colorado records
Inclusive dates
1916-1949
Creator
Contributor
Donor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collection contains publications, reports, newsletters, manuals, financial records, scrapbooks, clippings generated by projects promoted by the State of Colorado and the Works Progress and Work Projects Administrations. Additional materials include research, manuscripts, and stage plays generated by the WPA Writers Project of Colorado. Papers from the Education and Recreation Program include reports and instruction manuals for the international folk festivals for American neighborhoods, handbook classifying Rocky Mt. wildflowers, scrapbooks and scripts for stage plays; Writers' Project material consists of instruction manuals, guidelines and manuscripts on Colorado history, Ute Indian Tribe of Colorado, driving tours of Colorado and ethnic studies. Collection contains descriptions of Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects in Colorado counties; report of WPA accomplishments through December 31, 1939; daily journal of project (WP259) which sought to exterminate rats and mice in Denver, Colo.; photographs and report of WPA emergency flood work in Colorado in 1938
Biographical or historical data
Federal agency established May 6, 1935 as Works Progress Administration (WPA). Agency name changed in 1939 to Work Projects Administration. Goal of the administration was to place unemployed people to work on public projects throughout the United States. Ceased operations in June 30, 1942 due to employment generated by WWII.
Cataloging source
DPL
Label
United States WPA Colorado records, (manuscript)
Link
http://eadsrv.denverlibrary.org/sdx/pl/toc.xsp?id=WH2212&qid=sdx%5Fq5&fmt=tab&idtoc=WH2212-pleadetoc&base=fa&n=14&ss=true&as=true&ai=Advanced
Note
Collection incorporates former collections: United States Works Progress Administration - Colorado records (C MSS WH781), United States Work Projects Administration collection (C MSS WH427), and WHG Government Document's WPA Colorado publications
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
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Extent
10 linear ft. (10 boxes), 1 oversize box, 2 oversize volumes, 1 photo box
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Federal Works Agency,
  • Unknown;
  • WHG;
Organization method
Organized into 5 series: 1. Works Progress Administration - Colorado - publications, 1935-1940 (Box1-5). 2. Work Projects Administration - Colorado - publications, [1934], 1939-1942 (Box5-8). 3. WPA - Writers project Colorado - manuscripts, 1936-1942 (Box8-10). 4. Oversize, 1916, 1938-1943, 1949 (OVBox 1, OVVol1-2). 5. Photographs, 1938, 1941-1942 (PhotoBox1).
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
933066
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn767238167
  • (OCoLC)767238167
  • (OCoLC)163890

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