United States Works Progress Administration

Tennis Players at Big Eleven Lake, Kansas City, Kansas

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of tennis players at Big Eleven Lake athletic event, Work's Progress Administration Recreation Supervision, Kansas City, Kansas.

Men Playing Horseshoes

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of men playing horseshoes in Kensington Park, Kansas City, Kansas. This activity was part of the Works Progress Administration.

Kensington Park, Kansas City, Kansas

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of an arts and crafts building at Kensington Park, Kansas City, Kansas. The building was used to support programs of the Works Progress Administration.

Cowboy Band, Kansas City, Kansas

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of a cowboy band performing at a recreation center in Kansas City, Kansas, part of the Works Progress Administration.

Children Playing Baseball, Kansas City, Kansas

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of children are playing baseball at Waterway Park in Kansas City, Kansas. This activity was part of the Works Progress Administration. There is a stone structure in the background.

Bookmobile, Kansas City, Kansas

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of civilians and members of the military at a bookmobile, Fairfax, Kansas City, Kansas. The bookmobile was part of the Works Progress Administration's library services program.

Baseball Game, Kansas City, Kansas

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of a baseball game between the Army and Navy at Kensington Park, Kansas City, Kansas. This activity part of the Works Progress Administration.

Baseball Game, Kansas City, Kansas

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of a baseball game at the North American Aviation Athletic Field, Fairfax, Kansas City, Kansas. The game was part of a program supported by the Works Progress Administration.

Baseball Game, Kansas City, Kansas

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of a baseball game at the North American Aviation Athletic Field, Fairfax, Kansas City, Kansas. The game was part of a program supported by the Works Progress Administration.

Band Rehearsal, Kansas City, Kansas

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of an African American band rehearsing in a park in Kansas City, Kansas. Such bands, and their public performances, were an important part of the Works Progress Administration's Federal Music Project.