The Works Progress Administration (WPA) worked to repair and replace fire hydrants in Elizabeth, New Jersey. In addition to making the fire-fighting infrastructure more effective (and aesthetic), WPA involvement with the project meant that the city of Elizabeth did not have to cede the availability of 15 firemen for several months.
"The Dawn," a New Jersey WPA publication; July 1936 issue, page 19. Found at the Jersey City Public Library's New Jersey Room.
Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on January 8, 2015.
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