During the New Deal, the Works Progress Administration (WPA) employed people in programs such as this one. As part of a public relations campaign, the WPA organized Open Houses during a program called “This Work Pays Your Community.” During this week, the program’s professional and service work could be viewed by the public.
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Methuen Weekly Journal (May 1623, 1940) and Lawrence Tribune (May 20-24, 1940). National Archives and Records Administration, Waltham, MA.
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