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U.S. Department of Labor Murals – Washington D.C.

Date added: January 18, 2017

Dacre F. Boulton painted two oil-on-canvas murals, “Industrial” and “Winter,” for the U.S. Department of Labor in 1933-1934 with funds provided by the PWAP. The murals now reside in the Smithsonian American Art Museum, although they are not on display.

High School (former) – Burlington MA

Date added: January 17, 2017

Formerly Burlington’s high school, what is now a municipal building at 61 Center St. was constructed as a New Deal project with Public Works Administration (P.W.A.) assistance. The P.W.A. supplied a $76,950 grant for the project, whose total cost was… read more

O’Connell Library – Cambridge MA

Date added: January 17, 2017

The O’Connell Library building in East Cambridge, Mass. was constructed as a New Deal project with Public Works Administration (P.W.A.) funds. The P.W.A. supplied a $22,500 grant for the project, whose total cost was $50,128. Construction occurred between Oct. 1938… read more

Western Massachusetts Hospital – Westfield MA

Date added: January 17, 2017

Formerly the Westfield State Sanatorium, what is now Western Massachusetts Hospital was constructed as a New Deal project with Public Works Administration (P.W.A.) assistance. The P.W.A. supplied a $364,275 grant for the project, whose total cost was $1,002,217. Construction occurred… read more

South Cemetery Improvements – Wayland MA

Date added: January 17, 2017

South Cemetery in Wayland, Mass. was improved by Federal Emergency Relief Administration (F.E.R.A.) labor. Work included the rebuilding of cemetery stone walls.

North Cemetery Improvements – Wayland MA

Date added: January 17, 2017

North Cemetery in Wayland, Mass. was improved by Federal Emergency Relief Administration (F.E.R.A.) labor. Work included reconstruction of the entrance and rotten stump removal.

Hunt Recreation Center – Concord MA

Date added: January 17, 2017

Hunt Recreation Center in Concord, Massachusetts was constructed as a New Deal project. It was built in part with federal Public Works Administration (P.W.A.) funds. The P.W.A. supplied a grant of $27,653 for the project, whose total cost was $61,494…. read more

Wilson School (former) Improvements – Framingham MA

Date added: January 17, 2017

All 17 schoolhouses in Framingham, Massachusetts were painted, remodeled, and/or repaired with federally funded labor during the Great Depression. The Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) was most likely the agency involved with work at the Wilson School. The structures of the… read more

Hasting School (former) Improvements – Framingham MA

Date added: January 17, 2017

All 17 schoolhouses in Framingham, Massachusetts were painted, remodeled, and/or repaired with federally funded labor during the Great Depression. The Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) was most likely the agency involved with work at the Hasting School. The former Hasting Elementary… read more

Lawrence Street School (former) Improvements – Framingham MA

Date added: January 17, 2017

All 17 schoolhouses in Framingham, Massachusetts were painted, remodeled, and/or repaired with federally funded labor during the Great Depression. The former Lawrence Street School building presently houses the Eugene Thayer Campus of Framingham High School. In 1940 the Works Progress… read more

Roosevelt School (demolished) Improvements – Framingham MA

Date added: January 17, 2017

All 17 schoolhouses in Framingham, Massachusetts were painted, remodeled, and/or repaired with federally funded labor during the Great Depression. The former Roosevelt School, demolished in the 1950s, was located at the southeast corner of Fay Rd. and Seminole Ave., now… read more

Memorial School (former) Improvements – Framingham MA

Date added: January 17, 2017

All 17 schoolhouses in Framingham, Massachusetts were painted, remodeled, and/or repaired with federally funded labor during the Great Depression. In 1935 the Federal Emergency Relief Administration (F.E.R.A.) and/or Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) conducted brickwork, installed new copper flashing, finished ceilings,… read more

Sturtevant Library (former) Improvements – Framingham MA

Date added: January 17, 2017

Framingham’s former Sturtevant Library was improved by federally funded labor during the Great Depression. According to local sources the library was located at the site of the former Framingham Memorial School. The Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) painted the library, cleaned… read more

Saxonville School (former) Improvements – Framingham MA

Date added: January 17, 2017

All 17 schoolhouses in Framingham, Massachusetts were painted, remodeled, and/or repaired with federally funded labor during the Great Depression. The structures of the then-Saxonville Primary/Junior High School appear to have been replaced with modern facilities; Mary E. Stapleton Elementary School… read more