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Adult education class, Kansas City, Kansas

Adult education class, Kansas City, Kansas
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
Women and men attending an adult education class, in Kansas City, Kansas, as part of the Works Progress Administration's adult education program.


Adult education class, Topeka, Kansas

Adult education class, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
A group of unemployed workers attending a class on Social Security, in Topeka, Kansas, as part of the Works Progress Administration's adult education program.


African American men playing horseshoes, Kansas City, Kansas

African American men playing horseshoes, Kansas City, Kansas
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
Men playing horseshoes at a recreation center for servicemen and factory personnel in Kansas City, Kansas. This recreation center was part of the Works Progress Administration.


Agricultural implement models

Agricultural implement models
Date: Between 1939 and 1940
A photograph showing miniature models of agricultural implements made as part of the Work Progress Administration's Museum projects.


Aide center, Kansas City, Kansas

Aide center, Kansas City, Kansas
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
An exterior view of an aide center in Kansas City, Kansas. The center was part of the Works Progress Administration's domestic science and foods program.


Aide center, Topeka, Kansas

Aide center, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
An exterior view of an aide center in Topeka, Kansas. The center was part of the Works Progress Administration's domestic science and food program.


A living example of our problem in soil conservation

A living example of our problem in soil conservation
Creator: Works Progress Administration Indian Program
Date: 1935
This image, part of the New Deal Indian Program scrapbook compiled by the Works Progress Administration, depicts a gully created by severe erosion. Erosion such as this depleted the soil of its nutrients and decreased fertility, and blowing soil contributed to the Dust Bowl of the 1930s.


Art and craft shop, Wichita, Kansas

Art and craft shop, Wichita, Kansas
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1942
Arts and craft shop at a recreation center for servicemen and factory personnel, Wichita, Kansas. The shop was part of the Works Progress Administration.


A study made of 719 rural rehabilitation families relative to their standard of living

A study made of 719 rural rehabilitation families relative to their standard of living
Creator: Kansas Emergency Relief Committee
Date: 1935
This study was compiled by Conie Foote, supervisor of home economics, and her county home advisers. The report includes an introductory note from Foote, who states that the goal of this study is to provide the rural rehabilitation program with essential information about the needs of relief clients during the Dust Bowl years. The study addresses several questions, including: "What is the present standard of living of the families making application for rural rehabilitation loans? Is there a standard below which a family cannot live and maintain health and efficiency?" To answer these questions, the report includes statistics, such as charts documenting housing conditions, the number of applicants in each household, the items of household equipment required by relief families, and the number of persons needing medical care.


Automobile repair class

Automobile repair class
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
Men learning to repair automobiles, part of the Works Progress Administration's adult and worker education.


Baking rolls and pies

Baking rolls and pies
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
Women baking dinner rolls and pies using a gas stove. This activity was part of the Works Progress Administration's domestic science and foods program.


Band, Kansas City, Kansas

Band, Kansas City, Kansas
Date: Between 1939 and 1940
A view of a band performing in Kansas City as part of the Work Progress Administration's Federal Music Project. Also visible is a large stone building immediately behind the band.


Band concert, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

Band concert, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
These soldiers are seated in the audience at a Works Progress Administration band concert, Recreation Hall, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.


Band rehearsal, Kansas City, Kansas

Band rehearsal, Kansas City, Kansas
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
View of an African American band rehearsing in a park in Kansas City, Kansas. Such bands, and their public performances, were an important part of the Works Progress Administration's Federal Music Project.


Baseball game, Kansas City, Kansas

Baseball game, Kansas City, Kansas
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
This baseball game is at the Naval Air Base, Kansas City, Kansas. This activity was part of the Works Progress Administration.


Baseball game, Kansas City, Kansas

Baseball game, Kansas City, Kansas
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
these women serving soft drinks at a baseball game in Kansas City, Kansas. The Naval Air Base was one of the teams playing baseball, and the photo shows baseball players and men in Navy uniforms. This activity was part of the Works Progress Administration.


Baseball game, Kansas City, Kansas

Baseball game, Kansas City, Kansas
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
This a a photograph of a baseball game between the Army and Navy at Kensington Park, Kansas City, Kansas. This activity part of the Works Progress Administration.


Baseball game, Kansas City, Kansas

Baseball game, Kansas City, Kansas
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
This baseball game is at the North American Aviation Athletic Field, Fairfax, Kansas City, Kansas. The game was part of a program supported by the Works Progress Administration.


Baseball game, Kansas City, Kansas

Baseball game, Kansas City, Kansas
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
This baseball game is at the North American Aviation Athletic Field, Fairfax, Kansas City, Kansas. The game was part of a program supported by the Works Progress Administration.


Baskets and other crafts

Baskets and other crafts
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
Woven baskets and other art pieces created by workers in the Works Progress Administration's crafts program.


Bead and woven crafts

Bead and woven crafts
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
Samples of Native American bead and woven crafts made by workers in Mayetta, Kansas. The crafts were created as part of the Works Progress Administration's crafts program.


Binding books, Topeka, Kansas

Binding books, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
A man binding books in Topeka, Kansas, part of the Works Progress Administration's library services program.


Black Friday meets its master

Black Friday meets its master
Creator: Garden City Daily Telegram
Date: April 10, 1935
Several articles about life in the Dust Bowl can be found on the front page of this newspaper from Garden City. Articles of particular interest include two articles on "raging dusters," one on the winter wheat crop, and a brief article discussing the postponement of community meetings to distribute aid under the soil erosion program. The newspaper also includes articles about other newsworthy events occurring in Garden City and around the state of Kansas.


Boeing Airplane Company, Wichita, Kansas

Boeing Airplane Company, Wichita, Kansas
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
View of a woman and man looking at a book in the Boeing Airplane Company library in Wichita, Kansas. The library was created as part of the Works Progress Administration's library service program.


Bookmobile

Bookmobile
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
Military and civilians at a United States Naval base looking at books from a bookmobile, part of the Works Progress Administration's library services program.


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