WPA: Safety Comes First

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WPA Federal Art Project.  Illinois. 1936.  The Library of Congress maintains a digital collection of selected photographs, prints, and posters within it holdings. The collection contains a number of safety posters developed safety professionals and artists and funded by the Works Progress Administration during the Great Depression.  These efforts were among the first broad efforts to develop effective safety communications and reduce the rate of preventable injury, death, and disease.

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