This WPA poster signifies the growing attempts to strengthen the security of the United States borders while simultaneously providing jobs for those without them. By having a large enlistment class into the Coast Guard, essentially the WPA is killing two birds with one stone. The call for operators of small boats signify with any prior knowledge of boating, a common man is a candidate for a job under the US government and security. Also, with growing tension in Hitler’s regime in the East, the WPA found security imperative in order to run a economy smoothly with no controversy in between countries.
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