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June 2020

Soul of a People: Writing America’s Story film screening

June 27, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Eighty-five years after the implementation of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) by President Roosevelt, the Oklahoma History Center and the Smithsonian Channel are excited to present a screening of Soul of a People: Writing America’s Story. This screening will be held on Saturday, June 27, at 1 p.m., and is included with paid admission to the Oklahoma History Center. In the grip of the Great Depression, unemployed men and women joined an unlikely WPA program to document America in guidebooks and interviews…

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