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Ohio Guide Photographs
Description: Reverse reads: "Citizens of several European nations mingle on the friendliest of terms in this WPA literacy class at Patrick Henry School, Cleveland, Ohio." This photo depicts a Works Progress Administration literacy class at Patrick Henry School in Cleveland, Ohio. The class appears to be mostly Europeans. The WPA created literacy and arts programs, such as the Federal Writers' Project, that helped the unemployed learn new and valuable skills. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: SA1039AV_B10F10_001_001
Subjects: Literacy programs--Ohio--Cleveland; Classrooms; Students; Naturalization--United States; Literacy; Reading; Ohio--History--Pictorial works; Federal Writers' Project
Places: Cleveland (Ohio); Cuyahoga County (Ohio)