Works Progress Administration

National Archives and Records Administration / Public domain - This image is a work of a Works Progress administration employee, taken or made as part of that person's official duties.

Airs Tuesday, October 10, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. Commentator Gary Joiner discusses the lasting impact of the Works Progress Administration in Natchitoches and Shreveport and across the nation.

History Matters is made possible in part by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and Louisiana Cultural Vistas Magazine.

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Commentator Gary Joiner discusses the lasting impact of the Works Progress Administration close to home in Natchitoches and Shreveport, and farther afield across the country.

History Matters is made possible in part by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and Louisiana Cultural Vistas Magazine.

Dr. Gary Joiner / Dr. Gary Joiner

Among the lasting legacies of the Great Depression are works of the WPA, the Works Progress Administration. Commentator Gary Joiner examines the WPA accomplishments close to home and farther afield across the nation.