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  • All fields: Public service employment--Colorado--1930-1950.
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    • Making natural dye

    • A Spanish American woman, a participant in a Work Projects Administration program, makes natural vegetable dye in Colorado. She stirs a metal pot as she adds probably Mormon Tea to the mixture. She wears a floral print dress and a polka-dot apron.
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--People--1930-1950.; Dye plants--Colorado--1930-1950.; Dyes & dyeing--Colorado--1930-1950.; Spanish Americans--Employment--Colorado--1930-1950.; Public service employment--Colorado--1930-1950.;...
    • [between 1939 and 1943?]
    • Weaver

    • A Spanish American woman, a participant in a Federal Work Projects Administration program, holds a wool shuttle and the beater on an upright wooden loom as she weaves. She wears a striped dress with criss-crossed ribbon on the bodice, and a lace...
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--People--1930-1950.; Spanish Americans--Employment--Colorado--1930-1950.; Looms--Colorado--1930-1950.; Public service employment--Colorado--1930-1950.; Weaving--Colorado--1930-1950.;...
    • [between 1939 and 1943?]
    • Weavers

    • A Spanish American man and woman, participants in a Federal Work Projects Administration program, weave rugs on large wooden upright looms. A skein of wool and a pair of scissors hang from the side of one of the looms. The woman wears a striped...
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--People--1930-1950.; Spanish Americans--Employment--Colorado--1930-1950.; Looms--Colorado--1930-1950.; Public service employment--Colorado--1930-1950.; Weaving--Colorado--1930-1950.
    • [between 1939 and 1943?]
    • Canning fruit for hot lunch project

    • A man and two women work in a kitchen canning apricots or peaches for the hot lunch project for the Work Projects Administration in Colorado. One woman stands at a cast iron stove and sterilizes a can in hot water while the other woman stands at a...
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado--People--1930-1950.; Canning & preserving--Colorado--1930-1950.; Public service employment--Colorado--1930-1950.; Women--Colorado--1930-1950.
    • [between 1938 and 1943?]

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