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The Windham County Historical Society was founded in July 1935 at Mortlake, the summer home of Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt in Brooklyn, Connecticut. Its purpose was to encourage the study and collection of all types of material and information of historical value to Windham County.
The Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) was established in May 1935 as a central organ of control for the relief projects supported by the United States Government. In Connecticut, Offices were opened in New Haven, with later district offices in several other cities.