Works Progress Adminstration (WPA)
Was established in 1935. Desolved in 1945
The leader of WPA was Harry L. Hopkins
Relief, Recovery, or Reform?
WPA was a Relief established by President FDR.
The Purpose of this Organization
The the administration was established to create jobs for people. It established plans to create roads and public building projects for people to take part in. These we service projects. This provided paid labor for people without jobs.
The People It Did Not Help
It didn't help the people who were physically unfit and or unhealthy (sick.) People that were unable to work couldn't work for the WPA because the work seas sometimes dangerous and it was hard/heavy work.