On Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects in Massachusetts. Streets in Springfield are paved and sewer pipe installed. WPA artists paint shore scenes. Shows playground activity. Ship models are built at Marblehead. Methods of preventing silicosis among granite workers are tested at Quincy. Breeches buoy rescue practice is conducted by the Coast Guard on Cape Cod. Nurses instruct mothers in the care of babies. Shows a hatchery at Gloucester, braille mapping at the Perkings Institute for the Blind at Watertown, and children taking free music and dancing lessons. Shows nursery school activities.
National Archives Identifier: 12356
Local Identifier: 69.42
Creator(s): Federal Works Agency. Work Projects Administration. (07/01/1939 - 06/30/1943) (Most Recent)
From: Series : Motion Picture Films, compiled 1931 - 1937
* Record Group 69: Records of the Work Projects Administration, 1922 - 1944
Level of Description: Item
Type(s) of Archival Materials: Moving Images
This item was produced or created: 1937
The creator compiled or maintained the series between: 1931 - 1937
General Note(s): Subject summary is available.
* Contributor: Producer, Works Progress Administration. Made by Pathe News.