Uncle Laten was by today. I sewed and read a little, then went out and played a while.
|On May 6, 1933, President Roosevelt signed an executive order creating the |
Works Progress Administration (WPA). The WPA was just one of many relief programs
created under the auspices of the Emergency Relief Appropriations Act, which Roosevelt
had signed the month before. The WPA, the Public Works Administration (PWA) and other federal
assistance programs put unemployed Americans to work in return for temporary financial assistance.