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West Stands, Tiger Stadium, 1942 Massillon-McKinley Game

Paul Brown Tiger Stadium – Massillon OH

Date added: November 25, 2022

Football stadium constructed 1938-1939 by the Public Works Administration and the Works Progress Administration for $246,000. Currently home of the Massillon Washington High School football team.

The Door County (Wisconsin) Advocate

Village Hall – Sister Bay WI

Date added: November 22, 2022

Original Use: “The building, one of the finest in the state for any village of this size, was made possible by the public spiritedness. of the residents of the community and the whole­hearted co-operation of the National Youth Administration that… read more

Harmon Field under construction

Harmon Field – Greenville OH

Date added: November 21, 2022

The Works Progress Administration built an athletic stadium and swimming pool in 1937 in Greenville OH. The Athletic field has recently undergone renovations and is still in use by the Greenville High School in Greenville, Ohio. In 2017, the original… read more

WPA wall - Knoxville TN

Whittle Springs Rd. Retaining Wall – Knoxville TN

Date added: November 15, 2022

The Works Progress Administration built a retaining wall to support the residential properties along the length of a sidewalk on Whittle Springs Rd. in North Knoxville. The wall, as well as a WPA inscription, can be found on the east… read more

Hubbard Park Lodge (Scout Craft Cabin)

Hubbard Park Lodge (Scout Craft Cabin) – Shorewood WI

Date added: November 13, 2022

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) built the Hubbard Park Lodge in Shorewood WI. the structure was built for use by Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. WPA crews also graded the land, built pathways and a spring-fed pool and fountain.  The… read more

Bridge Street

Welfare Housing – Houlton ME

Date added: November 6, 2022

The Civil Works Administration (CWA), the Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA), and the Reconstruction Finance Corporation (RFC) supported the construction of welfare housing in Houlton ME between 1933 and 1935. Excerpts from the Annual Town Reports, Houlton Maine: 1933 Partial… read more

CWA Crew Digging Trenches for Sewer Repair at SE Floral and SE Ankeny Street - Portland OR

Sewer Repair: SE Floral and Ankeny Streets – Portland OR

Date added: October 30, 2022

During the hard winter months of 1933-1934, the Civil Works Administration (CWA) was a work relief program that employed Portlanders on a variety of needed projects. Sewer repair work was one such project category. These men are shown doing sewer… read more

Bremer County IA Courthouse

Bremer County Courthouse – Waverly IA

Date added: October 30, 2022

The Public Works Administration (PWA) funded the construction of the Bremer County Courthouse in Waverly IA in 1935.  The project received $60,750 from the PWA.