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  • All fields: United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--1940-1950.
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    • Household aid - projects for providing aid for needy families during sickness, etc.

    • A home health aide offers a tray of food to a woman in a bed in Denver, Colorado. Items include a teapot, cereal, and salt and pepper shakers.
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--1940-1950.; Home health aides--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Nursing--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Armed forces service centers

    • African American soldiers in uniform and women laugh as they stand near, or sit on, a piano at a W.P.A. armed forces center in Denver, Colorado. The women wear dresses, one has on strap heeled shoes.
    • United States. Army.--People.; United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--1940-1950.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Soldiers--American--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Mayor Stapleton at microphone, Gov. Vivian seated behind mayor

    • African American and white men and women stand and sit by Mayor Benjamin Stapleton and Governor John Vivian at an armed forces service center in Denver, Colorado. They stand by United States flags and bass drums with letters: "Forty & Eight Drum...
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--1940-1950.; Drum and bugle corps--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Bands--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 1943 and 1945?]
    • Day nurseries

    • Toddlers feed bunnies in a sand box at a W.P.A. day nursery in Denver, Colorado.
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Children & animals--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Rabbits--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Day nurseries

    • Toddlers use crayons, paint brushes, an easel, and scissors at a W.P.A. nursery school in Denver, Colorado. Chairs are made from nail kegs.
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Children drawing & painting--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Nursery schools--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; School children--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Day nurseries

    • Toddlers read picture books in a W.P.A. nursery school in Denver, Colorado.
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Children reading & writing--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Nursery schools--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Day nurseries

    • Toddlers eat a snack at a day nursery school in Denver, Colorado; a woman teacher looks on.
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Children eating & drinking--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Nursery schools--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; School children--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • A good illustration of the use of tin cans and pressure cookers on a small canning unit

    • Women and an African American man can food probably for school lunch programs in Denver, Colorado. Shows cans, large pots and pressure cookers.
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--1940-1950.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Canning and preserving--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Food industry--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Noodle eater

    • A boy eats noodles probably part of a hot lunch program at an unidentified school in Denver, Colorado.
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--1940-1950.; National school lunch program--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Boys--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Children eating &...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Children's lunch

    • Boys and girls eat at a school lunch program at an unidentified school in Denver, Colorado. Women in uniforms stand nearby.
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--1940-1950.; National school lunch program--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Cafeterias--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Children eating &...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Hot lunch program

    • A boy in a sweater finishes a plate of food at a school lunch program at an unidentified school in Denver, Colorado.
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--1940-1950.; National school lunch program--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Boys--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Children eating & drinking--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • This picture makes it clear that the school lunch is a substantial meal

    • African American children eat lunch with their teacher at a school hot lunch program in an unidentified school in Denver, Colorado.
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--1940-1950.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; National school lunch program--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Children eating &...
    • [between 1933 and 1950?]
    • Music project

    • Girls pose with tambourines, triangles, cymbals, and a piano in Denver, Colorado; a woman in a wicker wheel chair directs the band.
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Girls--Colorado--Denver--1930-1950.; Music education--Colorado--Denver--1930-1950.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1930-1950.; Youth...
    • [between 1933 and 1950?]
    • Two leaders in the establishment of the soldiers recreational center

    • An African American man, in a U.S. Army uniform, and a woman, in a dress and hat, play ping pong at a soldiers recreational center in Denver, Colorado; Andrew Hester, W.P.A. Recreation Director and County Judge C. Edgar Kettering, and soldiers look...
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Judges--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Table...
    • [between 1940 and 1945?]
    • City Park

    • Men dig ditches in City Park, Denver, Colorado; houses and billboards are in the background.
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--1940-1950.; City Park (Denver, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Digging--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Laborers--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Parks--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1941, February
    • Manual Training High School - clay sculpture

    • A young man sculpts a woman's head in Denver, Colorado; his sweater has a patch with a letter "D" and a diver.
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Modeling (sculpture)--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Teenagers--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Manual Training...
    • 1940 March
    • Manual Training High School - potter's wheel

    • A young man uses a potter's wheel adapted from a pedal sewing machine at Manual Training High School in Denver, Colorado; vases, bowls, and pottery are on a table.
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--1940-1950.; Manual Training High School (Denver, Colo.)--People--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Potteries--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Pottery--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.;...
    • 1940 March

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