WPA Open House Week, Swampscott 1940

Includes a “This Work Pays Your Community” program.

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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“SWAMPSCOTT: Community Week Program Announced” (May 20-25, 1940). National Archives and Records Administration, Waltham, MA.