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School Gymnasium and Auditorium – Frederick CO

Date added: January 16, 2019

The Works Progress Administration built a school gymnasium and auditorium in Frederick CO. The structure was built of concrete. The facade concrete panels are finished with inlaid ornamentation.

Gymnasium (former) – Cross Roads MS

Date added: January 13, 2019

The Emergency Relief Association funded the construction of a gymnasium for the Cross Roads School and it was under construction in February 1935. The gymnasium is still extant and is used as the Family Life Center by the Cross Roads… read more

School – Cross Roads MS

Date added: January 13, 2019

The Civil Works Administration approved and funded a number of projects in Mississippi in late 1933, primarily school buildings. Approval for construction of a new school building in Cross Roads was authorized and construction was underway in September. By December… read more

Fraternity and Sorority Houses (former) – University MS

Date added: January 13, 2019

The University of Mississippi made application to the Public Works Administration September 7, 1935 for grants to help construct five fraternity houses and two sorority houses. Funds in the amount of $2,000 for each structure were requested from PWA, and… read more

Coleman School Improvements – Coleman TX

Date added: January 11, 2019

$76,116 WPA Project Slated for Coleman. Improvements to the extend of $76,116 will be made on Coleman city schools and campuses during the next 12 months, according to an announcement made today. Of that amount the WPA is expected to… read more

School Mural (Missing) – Cape Elizabeth ME

Date added: January 11, 2019

A 1940 WPA report on the activities of Professional and Service Projects in Maine mentioned the completion of a mural for the former Cape Elizabeth High School. Dorothy Higgins of the Cape Elizabeth Historical Preservation Society Cape happened to locate… read more

Mount Diablo State Park: Campgrounds – Mount Diablo CA

Date added: January 7, 2019

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) built several campgrounds in Mount Diablo State Park.  Live Oak, Junction, and Juniper campgrounds come with individual campsites, while the five Group Camps – Buckeye, Barbecue Terrace, Wildcat, Stagecoach and Boundary – provide larger areas… read more

Jim Thorpe Park – Yale OK

Date added: January 6, 2019

Contributor note: “Jim Thorpe Park is located off Highway 51 on the east side of Yale. It was primarily a landscaping project. Drives bisect the park in both directions. Today, it is an active area, however, most of the recreational… read more

Post Office Addition – Urbana IL

Date added: January 6, 2019

The historic former main post office building in downtown Urbana, Illinois received a rear addition in 1935, courtesy Treasury Department funds. The building, locates at 202 S Broadway Ave., houses multiple tenants, and still houses a post office: Urbana’s Downtown… read more