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Works Project Administration in Texas microfilm

Identifier: 99.003

Scope and Contents

Records of the Work Projects Administration (WPA, 1922-1944, buik 1930-1944), microfilmed by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). These records include WPA predecessor agencies: Civil Works Administration (CWA, 1933-34), Federal Emergency Releif Administration (FERA, 1933-1938), and Works Progress Administration (1935-1939).

The 158 microfilm reels in this collection are textual records from field offices, primarily in Texas, consisting of administrative and project files as well as accomplishment and other reports.


  • 1922-1944
  • Majority of material found within 1930 - 1944


Conditions Governing Use

Request item(s) at least 48 hours in advance to allow film to acclimate to room temperature before use.


2.08 Linear Feet (Two standard record boxes)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), 2021.

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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives, Texas State University Repository

Alkek Library Room 580
601 University Drive
San Marcos Texas 78666 USA