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Jessieville High School – Jessieville AR

Date added: April 19, 2018

The Works Progress Administration built a new school in Jessieville for the Jessieville School District No. 45, Garland County. The new school was called Rock School and was built on land donated by the US Forest Service. Construction was completed… read more

Fire Station (former) – Mason TX

Date added: April 19, 2018

The Works Progress Administration built a fire station in Mason, circa 1939. Rubble Masonry Building with brick trim. One large three truck room. 1 equipment room. 1 shower room. 2 rest rooms. Upstairs 4 rooms, 1 rest room. Building has… read more

Archer School Gymnasium – Archer FL

Date added: April 19, 2018

The Archer School Gymnasium was built by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) with funding from the Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works, as part of the New Deal Project 1189. The building was restored (with ADA updates) beginning with fundraising… read more

Lake Clark Dam – Ennis TX

Date added: April 19, 2018

The works Progress Administration created Lake Clark by building an 1800-foot compacted earth filled dam on Little Mustang Creek west of Ennis, Texas. The project number was 65-1-66-165.

Storm Sewers – Luling TX

Date added: April 18, 2018

The works Progress Administration manufactured 18″, 24″ amd 36″ diameter reinforced concrete pipes on site, dug trenches and installed the pipes underground for a storm sewer system in Luling. The official project number was 665-66-1-161.

Wilson-Ledbetter Park Improvements – Cameron TX

Date added: April 18, 2018

Civil Works Administration funded improvement work at Wilson-Ledbetter Park in Cameron. Lizzy Batey Ledbetter deeded the twenty-five acres of land for Wilson-Ledbetter Park to the City of Cameron in 1914. An excerpt from the state historical marker at the site reads:… read more

Post Office Murals – Lynn MA

Date added: April 18, 2018

The historic post office in downtown Lynn, Massachusetts was constructed just prior to the advent of the F.D.R. era; however, the completed building received two oil-on-canvas murals by William Riseman: “Colonial and Contemporary Civic Culture,” and “Early and Modern Industries… read more

Westbrook Post Office (former) Mural – Portland ME

Date added: April 18, 2018

The former post office building in Westbrook, Maine was constructed during the Great Depression and received an example of New Deal artwork: “Woodsmen in the Woods of Maine”. The oil-on-canvas mural was commissioned by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts, and… read more

Post Office (former) Mural – Peabody MA

Date added: April 18, 2018

The historic former post office building in Peabody, Massachusetts houses an example of New Deal artwork: “Old Bull Pen,” which can be seen in the lobby. The work was commissioned by the Treasury Department’s Section of Fine Arts, and completed… read more

Post Office (former) – Peabody MA

Date added: April 18, 2018

The historic former post office building in Peabody, Massachusetts was constructed with federal Treasury Department funds ca. 1938-9. The building, which is now privately owned, also houses an example of New Deal artwork, which can be seen in the lobby…. read more

Post Office Mural – Danvers MA

Date added: April 17, 2018

The historic Danvers post office contains an example of New Deal artwork: a Section of Fine Arts-funded oil painting titled, “Return of Timothy Pickering to Reside at Danvers,” which can be seen in the lobby. It was painted by Dunbar… read more

Post Office – Danvers MA

Date added: April 17, 2018

The post office in Danvers, Massachusetts was constructed with federal Treasury Department funds. The building, which was constructed between 1935 and 1937, and houses an example of New Deal artwork, is still in service.

Milano School – Milano TX

Date added: April 17, 2018

Under project number 665-66-2-153, the Works Progress Administration (renamed the Works Projects Administration by the time the project finished) built a new school in Milano, Texas between 1938 and 1940. The school had eleven classrooms and a combination auditorium and… read more