Works Progress Administration

Work Pays America

Works Progress Administration

The Works Progress Administration will provide unemployed Americans with jobs working on public works and infrastructure projects.

The WPA will:

  • get unemployed people off of the streets.
  • hire only people on relief, who will be paid directly by the federal government.
  • give work to unemployed artists.
  • build infrastructure for America.
  • build parks and recreation spaces for Americans.
  • support America's culture through the Federal Project Number One.

Federal Project Number One

Federal Project Number One will support America's culture through its five divisions:

  • Federal Art Project
  • Federal Music Project
  • Federal Theatre Project
  • Federal Writers' Project
  • Historical Records Survey.

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