TO EVALUATE the work of PWA in terms of its full effect on the economic life of the American people is an almost impossible task at the present time. PWA can claim currently only that it has proceeded to carry out its functions with all the sincerity and ability at its command. Its task has not been carried out without some mistakes and errors, but that was inherent in so huge an undertaking, and especially when the public works program has grown and developed in accordance with the exigencies of the times.
PWA has not been a construction agency, although it might have become so in large part under the provisions of the National Industrial Recovery Act. The only works
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Publication information: Book title: America Builds: The Record of PWA. Contributors: Public Works Administration - OrganizationName. Publisher: U.S. Government Printing Office. Place of publication: Washington, DC. Publication year: 1939. Page number: 219.
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