People gather on a street awaiting their chance for a job in the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in New York City
New York City USA Date:1935, August 28 Duration:55 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Jobless and unemployed people rush for jobs in the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in New York, United States as unemployment benefits are cut back during Great Depression. Buildings along the sides of a street in New York City. People gather on the street in long lines awaiting their chance for a job. Women using typewriters to type job applications for lines of men. Men engaged in construction of buildings in New York City. Views of foundation and excavation work, and brick layers laying brick.
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