NYA and WPA List Employees in 1936

(10/24/2001)

Transcribed by Norma Knotts Shaffer from microfilm of the Calhoun Chronicle dated 2/20/1936.

WPA Employs Many

Nearly a thousand citizens of Calhoun county are being furnished employment by the Works Progress Administration, according to figures furnished the Chronicle by J. Elmer Hall, chief county timekeeper, this week.

Eight hundred WPA workers are employed, and 82 school children are working under the National Youth Administration.  The latter are employed on school projects.  Included in the list are 38 foremen and 17 superintendents and timekeepers for the various projects.

Projects in the county, with superintendents and timekeepers, are:

Creek and Hollow Road:  W.W. Bower, superintendent; Elias Yoak, timekeeper; 18 foremen; 475 workers.

Minnora-Fink Run Road:  W.C. Farrar, superintendent; Pascal Bailey, timekeeper; 130 workers.

Street improvement in Grantsville:  J.A. Giler, superintendent; R.P. Mollohan, timekeeper; 5 foremen; 64 workers.

School Repair:  E.E. Anderson, superintendent; 10 workers.

Sanitation:  Artie Gainer, superintendent; 5 foremen; 14 workers.

Emergency Education:  W.W. Wallbrown, county organizer; 11 workers.

Recreation:  Lenore Burns, Supervisor; 9 workers.

Historical Research:  Virgil Little, research worker; Alice Ice, typist.

School Nutrition:  Pearl VanHorn, supervisor; Arlene Trippett, timekeeper; 16 WPA workers, 12 NYA workers.

Sewing Project:  Mrs. A.E. Weaver supervisor; Geraldine Fox, timekeeper; 1 sewing room leaders; 39 workers.

Beautification of School Grounds:  Ralph Hall, supervisor; John Lockney timekeeper; 1 foreman; 70 NYA workers.

Commodities:  Horace Haught, supervisor; 1 typist; 1 worker.

Instruction of Crippled Children:  Violet Jarvis, instructor.

28 operators of shovels and state road equipment should be included in the two road projects.


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