On Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects in Minnesota. Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and WPA units battle a forest fire. Shows dams under construction at Lakeland, St. Paul, etc. WPA members supervise nursery school operations. Children are given medical examinations. Shows household training classes and scenes at a children's vacation camp. Sioux and Chippewa Indians weave, embroider, and make beads. Pink granite is quarried and building construction begins. Shows WPA exhibits at the 1936 State Fair and fair ground improvements made by the WPA. County roads are graded and surfaced.
National Archives Identifier: 12358
Local Identifier: 69.44
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.