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Murray Woman’s Club Clubhouse – Murray KY

Date added: August 12, 2021

In 1938, the National Youth Administration (NYA) constructed the Murray Woman’s Club Clubhouse. It is made of limestone and was built in the Tudor Revival architectural style. During World War II, “The Red Cross set up hospital rooms in the… read more

Ezel High School Improvements – Ezel KY

Date added: June 6, 2021

The National Youth Administration completed improvements at the Ezel High School. A team of 18 NYA boys remodeled an old residence that was converted in the science building. The crew consolidated the foundation, added a sewer line to the street,… read more

Community Building – Douglass KS

Date added: May 28, 2021

The Works Progress Administration built the community building in Douglass, KS. The building was nominated for listing on the National Register of Historic Places. 

Hopkins County Hospital – Madisonville KY

Date added: January 14, 2021

Hopkins County Hospital was built in 1937-38 with Work Progress Administration Funds and private citizen contributions. Originally, it was built to house 54 beds as a private, non-profit medical facility.

Post Office (former) – Corbin KY

Date added: April 21, 2019

The Treasury Department funded the construction of the former Post office in Corbin, KY. The structure was built on East Center Street (now Roy Kidd Avenue). Today, the former Post Office serves as the Corbin Independent School District Building. The building… read more

Laurel County Board Of Education – London KY

Date added: April 21, 2019

Set back from Main Street (US 25) this building is a former school with a historical marker in front indicating it was the site of the 1826 Laurel Seminary which opened in 1858. Became a Common School 1870-1884, private to… read more

Lewisport High School (former) – Lewisport KY

Date added: February 19, 2019

The Works Progress Administration built the Lewisport High School in Lewisport, Hancock County, KY in 1938. The Lewisport High School was located on 2nd Street in Lewisport, KY from 1938-2018. In January 2018 it was demolished to be replaced with… read more

Frances School Gymnasium – Marion KY

Date added: April 17, 2018

The Works Progress Administration built the Frances School Gymnasium in 1938. The gym is a 102′ x 60′ balloon frame building sitting on a poured concrete foundation. It has steel beams supporting the roof and the exterior is clad in… read more

Devou Park Development – Covington KY

Date added: May 15, 2017

The Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) worked to develop Devou Park, supplying a $97,251 grant to the city for park improvements. In addition to a band shell and shelter house, the W.P.A. constructed swimming pools at the park.

Devou Park Shelter House – Covington KY

Date added: May 15, 2017

Also known as Stone Shelter, the Devou Park shelter house was constructed by the Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.), as part of a $97,251 grant to the city for park improvements. The shelter house, constructed of native fieldstone and containing a… read more

Devou Park Band Shell – Covington KY

Date added: May 15, 2017

Devou Park Band Shell was constructed by the Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.), as part of a $97,251 grant to the city for park improvements. The band shell was completed in the summer of 1939. “The Devou Park band shell was… read more