On Works Progress Administration flood relief activities in Wheeling, West Virginia, WPA units shovel mud from streets into trucks and wash the streets. Cellars and basements are pumped out. Lime is spread on sewage. Usable goods are sorted from debris. Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and WPA food kitchens dispense food to refugees and relief workers. Citizens are rescued by rowboat and taken to WPA relief centers.
National Archives Identifier: 12324
Local Identifier: 69.8
Creator(s): * Federal Works Agency. Work Projects Administration. (07/01/1939 - 06/30/1943) (Most Recent)