In 1936 Work: A Journal of Progress reported that Works Progress Administration (WPA) relief crews had conducted grounds maintenance at the Smithsonian Institution, not specified but likely consisting of planting shrubs, turning soil, and other landscaping work.
District of Columbia Works Progress Administration, “$5,000,000 Spent in D.C.,” Work: A Journal of Progress, Vol. 1, No. 1, Sept. 1936, p. 32
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