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  • All fields: United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--People--1930-1950.
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    • Stamping paper sacks used in packaging bulk commodities for distribution to Colorado relief...

    • A woman in a white uniform and a white cap that reads: "First Aid," sits at a table and stamps paper sacks for surplus commodities at the State Grocery Warehouse at 1535 13th (Thirteenth) Street in Denver, Colorado. Piles of paper bags, an ink pad...
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--People--1930-1950.; Public service employment--Colorado--Denver--1930-1950.; Surplus commodities--Colorado--Denver--1930-1950.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1930-1950.
    • [between 1938 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?]
    • Manufacturing clothes

    • A group of women, participants in a Work Projects Administration program, sit hunched over Singer sewing machines in a large open room probably in Denver, Colorado. Large spindles of thread on stands are near each sewing machine. Pieces of denim,...
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--People--1930-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Clothing industry--Colorado--Denver--1930-1950.; Public service employment--Colorado--Denver--1930-1950.; Sewing--Colorado--Denver--1930-1950.;...
    • [between 1939 and 1943?]
    • Children in WPA day nursery

    • Children read and draw in a day nursery, part of a Work Projects Administration program probably in Denver, Colorado. Boys and girls sit at a low table in chairs made from barrels. They draw with crayons, use scissors or read. A girl stands at an...
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--People--1930-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Children--Colorado--Denver--1930-1950.; Day care--Colorado--Denver--1930-1950.; Drawing--Colorado--Denver--1930-1950.;...
    • [between 1939 and 1943?]
    • 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?]
    • 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?]

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