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Work Projects Administration
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(in the US) abbreviation for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Work Projects Administration or Works Progress Administration
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Work Projects Administration; (earlier) Works Progress Administration.
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The WPA, or Works Project Administration, was started by the U.S. Government in 1935 as a program for economic relief during the Depression years.
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