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Have you checked with the National Archives at San Francisco, one of NARA's regional archives? Their email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dear Ms. Power
This is in reply to your inquiry concerning a Works Progress Administration records. The National Archives at St Louis holds these individual records. If he has a personnel record with the WPA then we will have it.
We need more information in order to conduct a search for this individual because of the way that the records are organized. In order to search for the record of him, we will need additional information such as his date of birth, his full name, and where he worked (city, county and state) with the Works Progress Administration.
The Works Progress Administration records are organized by State, then County then alphabetically in sections for Individual Earnings Records and Assignment records. The Civil Works Administration (1934-1935) are on a single microfilm reel arranged by State and then alphabetically.
The final groupings of Works Progress Administration (1935-1943) personnel records are the Case Files. They are where any proof of eligibility records are and any relevant biographic family information would be. For example: if one family member qualifies to work because the head of household cannot work. They were created on a case-by-case basis if there was additional information needed to support qualification to work for a relief agency. They are in groups of 1935-1939 and 1940, arranged by state, then county, then alphabetically.
Please email email@example.com if you'd like us to conduct a search for his individual personnel record. Thanks!
National Archives and Records Aministration
St. Louis, MO