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East Walnut Study

The Baldwin House was part of a house study of East Walnut Street. The city sought to identify any historic homes before demolition began for construction of the University Plaza Convention Center.

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FERA and the WPA

As programs such as the Federal Emergency Relief Administration, FERA, prepared to wind down their operations in 1935, the WPA, Works Progress Administration was created to help Springfieldians get paying jobs.

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