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For example, the bookmobile was a WPA program—old bread and milk trucks full of nailed-up shelves.James Lee Burke Talks About His Fiction, History, and the American Dream|David Masciotra|July 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We have these amazing parks that were park of the WPA in the 1930s.
The first trails at the area were cut by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in the winter of 1936.Olympians Dish on Their Favorite Spots to Ski & Snowboard|The Daily Beast|October 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The architecture of the WPA had a very distinct, and very consistent, aesthetic: austere Art Deco, bordering on the monolithic.Obama's Building Boom: Will His Architecture Legacy Be as Lasting as FDR's?|Ian Volner|January 4, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Much of her ability to read has been gained from attendance in recent years in WPA "opportunity classes" in the city.Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States|Work Projects Administration
British Dictionary definitions for wpa
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Word Origin and History for wpa
1936, initialism from Works Progress Administration, U.S. agency established 1935.