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    Bathhouse at 4H Pool – Dunbar/Institute WV

    Date added: September 6, 2018; Modified: January 30, 2019

    According to a newspaper account, FERA built a new bathhouse at the 4H pool west of Dunbar.It is unclear if the pool that currently exists at the site is the original, and it is believed that the current bathhouse is… read more

    West Virginia State University Development – Institute WV

    Date added: February 15, 2018; Modified: March 30, 2018

    The Public Works Administration funded the construction of facilities for the West Virginia State University (former West Virginia State College) in Kanawha County. The West Virginia State University was founded as an African American college.

    Wertz Field (demolished) Improvements – Institute WV

    Date added: November 16, 2017; Modified: February 28, 2018

    The Works Progress Administration extended and built additional facilities for the Wertz Airport in Charleston. The additions included an administration building. The airport serves today under the name Yeager Airport. In 1930 Wertz field was developed in Institute. Operated by West Virginia… read more