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Stamps celebrating Work Projects Administration posters

Formed in 1935 as the Works Progress Administration — renamed Work Projects Administration in 1939 — the WPA provided millions of jobs during the Great Depression. “Discover Puerto Rico, U.S.A.,” New York City, ca. “City of New York Municipal Airports,” New York City, ca. Prosperity,” New York City, ca. The posters featured on these stamps are from the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress, which houses the largest collection of WPA posters.

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