Group Title: Historic St. Augustine: VIC NR
Title: Statistical Information on The Works Progress Administration in Florida
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Title: Statistical Information on The Works Progress Administration in Florida
Series Title: Historic St. Augustine: VIC NR
Physical Description: Financial/tax/legal record
Language: English
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Divider: VIC NR
Folder: VIC NR
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Subject: Saint Augustine (Fla.)
10 Castillo Drive (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Visitor Information Center (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Saint Augustine Civic Center (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida -- Saint Johns -- Saint Augustine -- 10 Castillo Drive
Coordinates: 29.898676 x -81.314481
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Bibliographic ID: UF00095519
Volume ID: VID00002
Source Institution: University of Florida
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STATISTIC AL IN!FCRIATION

ON



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THE /,JOR KS PRO GRESS AD,",I il ISTRAT!OT
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VALUE OF APPROVED PROJECTS

INF

FLORIDA


Approved WFA projects completed or in operation.
Projects are requested by local conruni-
ties, and approved by the Central Federal
Authorities.


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.


1,663








2,006


Total


$27,140,876








29,757,462

$56,898,338


NO. OF
PROJECTS


VALUE













FEDERAL FUNDS USED FOR THE CWA. FERA AND WPA PROGRAMS


FROM 1933 TO DATE

IN FLORIDA


CWA Federal funds used for the Civil Works Program
1933 1934


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


$ 16,837,613


41,528,255


29,879,712


$ 88,245,580


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

FLORIDA


Comparison of Construction Projects
and All Other Projeots


Construction Projects
Ne-.v Construction
Repairs and Improvements
Other Types of Projects


Total


Number
of
Projects


609
658
396


Estimated Cost .1/


9,093,545
9,747,095
8,500,236


1,663


.27,140,876


Type of Project


Highways, Roads and Streets
Public Buildings
Parks and Other Recreational Facilities
Conservation
Sewer Systems and Other Utilities
Airports and Other Transportation
White Collar Projects
Women s Work
Sanitation and Health
"iisoellaneous


Total


1/ This figure sho~s the estimated cost of projects frma their inception to completion.


569
352
121
29
92
83
185
147
31
54


8,320,225
4,223,310
1,147,544
730,968
2,276,882
2,137,005
3,313,106
3,450,749
622,150
808,927


1,663


$27,140,876


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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


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CUMULATIVE EXPENDITURES

1935--1939




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
Sponsor participation,
Labor and Non-Labor costs,
County and Statewide Work,
and Type of WIork by Operat-
ing Divisions.




Prepared by

1PA INFORMATION SERVICE
Chas. E. Harris Director


WORK PROJECTS ADMINISTRATION FO FLORIDA
ROY SCHRODER. ADMINISTRATOR


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