Scrapbook, 1939-1942, created by Lee A. Wallace, a white administrator for District 1 of the Works Progress Administration (WPA). Scrapbook includes printed materials and photographs documenting a variety of WPA District 1 projects supervised by Wallace. A majority of the images depict projects in various states of progres including community centers, schools, bridges, roads, airports, utlities (sewer, water, electricity), jails, courthouses, public piers, and parks. WPA District 1 in North Carolina included Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Pitt, Tyrell, and Washington Counties. A majority of the materials are captioned and dated. These projects were completed during a period when segregation laws required the creation of separate public facilities for white and non-white citizens. The scrapbook contains a few images with captions indicating they depict work being done in majority Black communities, as well as including images depicting black citizens and workers.