Original Monumental W.P.A Project Site Sign c.1930
This is an original large, hand painted wooden project site sign from the W.P.A. The sign is one sided and shows some wear to the paint consistent with age and use.
- CREATOR W.P.A Program.
DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1930s.
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Wood, Paint.
- CONDITION Good. Minor wear.
- DIMENSIONS H 46 in. W 72 in. D 1.75 in.
The Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) renamed in 1939 as the Work Projects Administration) was the largest and most ambitious American New Deal agency, employing millions of people (mostly unskilled men) during the Great Depression to carry out public works projects, including the construction of public buildings and roads.