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    Sign for former Pajarito Elementary School - Albuquerque NM

    Pajarito Elementary School (demolished) – Albuquerque NM

    Date added: March 31, 2012; Modified: June 24, 2024

    The Works Progress Administration (WPA) built or improved several schools for the Albuquerque Public School District, including playgrounds, ballfields and landscaping.  The schools included Armijo, Coronado, Duranes, Five Points School, La Mesa, Lincoln, Los Candelarias, Pajarito, San Jose, Santa Barbara,… read more

    Algodones Elementary School - Algondones NM

    Algodones Elementary School Addition – Algodones NM

    Date added: April 13, 2015; Modified: June 24, 2024

    On September 17, 1935, the Bernalillo Board of Education made a project proposal to the Works Progress Administration (WPA) for an addition to an the elementary school in the village of Algodones, a rural farming community north of Albuquerque. The… read more

    Catholic Mission Community Center  - Placitas NM

    San Antonio Catholic Mission Community Center – Placitas NM

    Date added: January 10, 2023; Modified: June 24, 2024

    The Works Progress Administration (WPA) built a two-room Placitas Elementary School in Placitas NM, which today serves as the San Antonio Catholic Mission Community Center.  Later, there was a land swap between Bernalillo Public Schools and the Archdiocese of Santa… read more

    Raymond Rebarchek Colony Farm – Palmer AK

    Date added: June 20, 2017; Modified: June 23, 2024

    The Raymond Rebarchek Colony Farm is a historic farm associated with the Alaska Rural Rehabilitation Corporation’s Matanuska Colony project, established with help of the Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) and Resettlement Administration (RA). Built with the help of the Works… read more

    Puhl House – Palmer AK

    Date added: June 20, 2017; Modified: June 23, 2024

    The Puhl House is a historic farm associated with the Alaska Rural Rehabilitation Corporation’s Matanuska Colony project, established by the Resettlement Administration (RA). Built in 1935, the complex includes a log house, a barn, and four sheds. While the structures… read more

    Patten Colony Farm – Palmer AK

    Date added: June 19, 2017; Modified: June 23, 2024

    The Patten Colony Farm is a historic structure representative of the farmsteads associated with the Alaska Rural Rehabilitation Corporation’s Matanuska Colony project, established by the Resettlement Administration in 1935. The complex includes a log house, two log and frame barns,… read more

    Railroad depot - Palmer AK

    Palmer Railroad Depot – Palmer AK

    Date added: June 19, 2017; Modified: June 23, 2024

    The Palmer Depot is a historic train station built in 1935 to provide transportation to the Matanuska Valley Colony. The Alaska Railroad was the main means of transportation to the Matanuska Valley at the time. The Matanuska Valley Colony, was… read more

    Matanuska Electric Association logo - Palmer AK

    Matanuska Electric Association – Palmer AK

    Date added: June 23, 2024; Modified: June 23, 2024

    What is now the town of Palmer was founded in 1935 as the Matanuska Colony Project. It was one of 100 New Deal resettlement programs and involved major efforts the Resettlement Administration and Farm Security Admininstration. The town site of… read more

    Hyland Hotel – Palmer AK

    Date added: June 16, 2017; Modified: June 23, 2024

    The Hyland Hotel, also known as the Everglenn Hotel, is a historic property, part of the settlement of Alaska’s Matanuska-Susitna Valley, and is nominated as a community center building within the New Deal Colony Settlement of the Matanuska-Susitna Valley in… read more

    Herried House – Palmer AK

    Date added: June 13, 2017; Modified: June 23, 2024

    The Herried House, also known as Grow House, was built by the Resettlement Administration or its successor the Farm Security Administration as part of a colony farm — not by the Works Progress Administration, as stated on Wikipedia. The structure… read more

    Campbell House – Palmer AK

    Date added: November 19, 2013; Modified: June 23, 2024

    This 1935 Colony House was built as part of the New Deal resettlement program that brought colonists from Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin to Palmer Alaska in 1935. The building has recently been restored and accepted to the National Register of… read more

    Berry House – Palmer AK

    Date added: June 15, 2017; Modified: June 23, 2024

    The Berry House is a farm house built in 1935 as part of the Alaska Rural Rehabilitation Corporation’s Matanuska Colony project. Representative of the frame colony farm house typology, the Berry house retains most of its original features and it… read more

    Bailey Colony Farm – Palmer AK

    Date added: June 14, 2017; Modified: June 23, 2024

    “The Bailey Colony Farm is a farmstead associated with the 1930s Alaska Rural Rehabilitation Project in the Matanuska Valley. Although the original forty-acre tract has been subdivided, the house and barn that were built in 1935 remain and, virtually unaltered,… read more

    Worland, WY post office

    City Hall (Old Post Office) – Worland WY

    Date added: August 23, 2016; Modified: June 23, 2024

    The historic former post office building in Worland, Wyoming was constructed in 1935 with federal Treasury Department funds. The building now serves as Worland’s City Hall. An example of New Deal artwork created for the building has since been relocated… read more