Dear Mr. Hamill,
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We searched the National Archives Catalog and located the Works Progress Administration Improvement Project Files, 1937 - 1941 in the Records of the Office of the Chief of Engineers (Record Group 77) that includes the file unit titled Works Progress Administration Improvement Project File for Westernport, Maryland. We also located the Coal Mine Inspection Report Files, 1979 - 1981 in the Records of the Mine Safety and Health Administration (Record Group 433) that include 11 file units that relate to Westernport, MD. For more information about these records, please contact the National Archives at Philadelphia (RE-PA) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In addition, we located the series Final Grant Reports, 1951 - 1981 in the General Records of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (Record Group 207) that includes 9 file units pertaining to Westernport, MD. For more information about these records, please contact the National Archives at College Park - Textual Reference (RDT2) at email@example.com.
For these and other records located using the Catalog, please review this listing of all 129 file units that contain information about Westernport, MD. Some of these file units have been digitized. For information about the non-digitized records, please contact the NARA reference unit listed in the description.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and pursuant to guidance received from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), NARA has adjusted its normal operations to balance the need of completing its mission-critical work while also adhering to the recommended social distancing for the safety of NARA staff. As a result of this re-prioritization of activities, you may experience a delay in receiving an initial acknowledgement as well as a substantive response to your reference request from RE-PA and RDT2. We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your understanding and patience.
Lastly, we suggest reviewing the Maryland Manual online for Westernport; Digital Maryland for a photograph of Westernport; Allegany County, MD website regarding Westernport; the Westernport Heritage Society; Western Maryland’s Historical Library; and contacting the Westernport Library Branch for more resources.
We hope this is helpful. Best of luck with your research!