The WPA in and Around Rochester, NY

Drawing on materials at the Monroe County Archives, “The WPA in and Around Rochester, NY” is a class project that seeks to map the legacy of the WPA in Rochester. The project is led by Dr. Mark Rice, professor of American studies at St. John Fisher College, and is part of the course “Archives and Access.” Students analyze WPA archival records and create historical narrative based on their findings.

See the interactive map here and read the project Story Map here.

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