This book explains women's experiences in the WPA, specifically in Iowa. The Works Projects Administration (WPA) was enacted during the Great Depression by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. This project gave jobs to many unemployed Americans. This book explains how the WPA impacted women in Iowa (books.google.com). For any use other than instructional resources, please check with the organization that owns this item regarding copyright restrictions.
Iowa State University Press
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1994 to 2004
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Resource and Additional Information This book connects to the following standards: Standard SS.5.26 Civil Rights: A lesson could be created on how women were treated in the WPA compared to how men were treated. Standard SS-Gov.9-12.28 Iowa Issues and Policy: A lesson on Iowa and the Great Depression could be created.