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Lamps on Zoological Building


                                                                     Lamps on Zoological Building

Artist Name:
W.P.A. Handicraft District Three

Media:
Glass and Metal

Date Created:
1/1/1937

Location:
Como Zoo

History:
Franklin D. Roosevelt created the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in 1935, to help employ persons during the Great Depression.  Through the WPA, people worked in their former occupation.  Many employees built dams, roads, bridges, and more, while others worked in educational, scientific, or artistic jobs.  Minnesota artists worked in many different media, including metal, painting, and pottery.



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