STATISTIC AL IN!FCRIATION
THE /,JOR KS PRO GRESS AD,",I il ISTRAT!OT
VALUE OF APPROVED PROJECTS
Approved WFA projects completed or in operation.
Projects are requested by local conruni-
ties, and approved by the Central Federal
Approved '7PA projects, not yet in operation.
This is the reservoir of useful public
work already requested by local corumuni-
ties but thusftr untouched. This &cproval
is permissive only. It means that these
projects may be selected for operation as
warranted by local conditions.
FEDERAL FUNDS USED FOR THE CWA. FERA AND WPA PROGRAMS
FROM 1933 TO DATE
CWA Federal funds used for the Civil Works Program
FERA Federal ftnds used for the Bnergeney Relief
A&ninitration Program 1933 1936
WPA Expenditures from Works Progress Administration
funds through June 30, 1937
Total CWA, FERA and WPA
WAGES ACCOUNT FOR 85% OF ALL FEDERAL EXPENDITURES FOR WCRK BELIEF.
WPA Projects Placed in Operation Through March 31, 1937
Number and Estimated Cost in Federal Funds by Type of Construction
Comparison of Construction Projects
and All Other Projeots
Repairs and Improvements
Other Types of Projects
Estimated Cost .1/
Type of Project
Highways, Roads and Streets
Parks and Other Recreational Facilities
Sewer Systems and Other Utilities
Airports and Other Transportation
White Collar Projects
Women s Work
Sanitation and Health
1/ This figure sho~s the estimated cost of projects frma their inception to completion.
THE WORKS PROGRESS ADNIIIISTRATION fIl FLORIDA
JOBS PROVIDED BY THE WPA:
27,137 men ard women were at work on Florida PTA projects during June 1937.
65,945,447 man-hours of work have been provided in Florida under WPA alone
,through June 1937.
JOBS STILL NEEDED:
Persons actively registered with the United States Employment Serv-ie
in Florida as of April 1, 1937. 57,650
Skills of Active Pe.-istrants Yumber Percent
Total 57,650 100
Skilled oraftsrmen ,644 15
Semi-skilled manual workers 13,108 23
Unskilled manual workers 13,422 23
Professional workers 2,652 5
Clerical and sales crsonsi 5,658 10
Service workers s 10,743 19
Other 3,423 5
Workers actively registered with the United States employment Service
but employed at security wages on the '.orks Program in Florida as of
April 1, l!37. 25,364
_R.gitered job seekers in Florida ;ho had neither security wage nor
private employment as of April 1, 1937. 32,286
:CTE: .OT ATL CF T7E T~E-TpLCYE APZ RPGISTTERD WIT TE- U.S..S.
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A statistical and graphic
presentation of Four and
One Half Years of WPA Op-
eration in Florida.
Amount Spent on Program
divided as to Federal and
Labor and Non-Labor costs,
County and Statewide Work,
and Type of WIork by Operat-
1PA INFORMATION SERVICE
Chas. E. Harris Director
WORK PROJECTS ADMINISTRATION FO FLORIDA
ROY SCHRODER. ADMINISTRATOR
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