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Federal Project Number One

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Federal Project Number One is the collective name for a group of projects under the Work Projects Administration, a New Deal program in the United States. Of the $4.88 billion allocated by the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of 1935,[1] $27 million was approved for the employment of artists, musicians, actors and writers under the WPA's Federal Project Number One.[2]:44

The five divisions of Federal One were these:

All projects were supposed to operate without discrimination regarding race, creed, color, religion or political affiliation.[2]:44

See also


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External links

  • National Archives and Records Administration: A New Deal for the Arts
  • New Deal Cultural Programs: Experiments in Cultural Democracy
  • Federal Project Number One The Eleanor Roosevelt Papers Project, George Washington University
  • , July 17, 1937.The NationMcCausland, Elizabeth, "Save the Arts Projects,"

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