Historical Records Survey, a Lasting WPA Contribution | History of SC Slide Collection

Writers, as well as laborers, were out of work during the Depression, and the WPA tried to put both men and women into jobs suitable to their skills. One of the lasting contributions of the WPA in South Carolina was the Historical Records Survey, directed by Anne King Gregorie (see Anne King Gregorie). Here, a WPA worker copies local records from Charleston.

Courtesy of the National Archives and Records Administration.