On Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects in West Virginia. The Tri-County Airport at Clarksburg is graded. Streets in Morgantown are repaired. Shows remodeled buildings at Marshall College in Huntington, WPA sewing room activities, and nursery school scenes. County roads are graded and resurfaced near Helvetia. Shows mountain scenes, a fish hatchery at Ridge, and a new bridge at Charleston. Flood waters rage in 1936. Shows a new bridge at Petersburg and rebuilt flood walls and dikes. Activities on a cooperative farm in Mercier County are shown. Orphans play and swim at Camp Fairchance.
National Archives Identifier: 12321
Local Identifier: 69.5
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.