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The WPA helped Maryland walk!

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Photo credits: Unless otherwise noted, all black and white photos were taken by the WPA, are in the public domain, and provided courtesy of the University of Maryland College Park Archives.  All color photos--unless otherwise noted--were taken by Brent McKee.  Click here for more information on photo credits, permission to use, and exhibit descriptions.


Above: WPA men working on the early stages of a sidewalk on Humbird Street in Cumberland (Maryland WPA project #683, April 1937).


Above: Another photograph of the Humbird Street sidewalk work in Cumberland (Maryland WPA project #683, April 1937).


Above: This freshly made sidewalk is in Glen Burnie, Anne Arundel County (Maryland WPA project #43, Circa 1936).


Above: Creating a sidewalk in Mardela Springs, Wicomico County (Maryland WPA project #718, December 1938).


Above: Creating a sidewalk in Fruitland, Wicomico County (Maryland WPA project #718, November 1937).


Above: A new sidewalk on Amos Garrett Blvd, in Annapolis (Maryland WPA project #3013, January 1937).


Above: Sidewalk construction in Funkstown, Washington County (Maryland WPA project #3161, July 1937).


Above: A finished sidewalk on Elder Street in Cumberland (Maryland WPA project #3173, November 1937).

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