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Navy Hall 1953

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania: Navy Hall – Bloomsburg PA

Date added: January 19, 2023

Public Works Administration (PWA) funded the construction of the Navy Hall at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania in Bloomsburg PA. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, then known as the Bloomsburg State Teachers College, benefited during the Great Depression from a large construction project… read more

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania: Tennis Courts - Bloomsburg PA

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania: Tennis Courts – Bloomsburg PA

Date added: January 6, 2023

Public Works Administration (PWA) funded the construction of the Tennis Courts at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania in Bloomsburg PA. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, then known as the Bloomsburg State Teachers College, benefited during the Great Depression from a large construction project… read more

Shop&storage

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania: Shop/Storage – Bloomsburg PA

Date added: January 5, 2023

Public Works Administration (PWA) funded the construction of a shop/storage building at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania in Bloomsburg PA. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, then known as the Bloomsburg State Teachers College, benefited during the Great Depression from a large construction… read more

Bridgeville PA post office mural reproduction

Post Office Mural – Bridgeville PA

Date added: July 31, 2022

The historic 1938 post office in Bridgeville, Pennsylvania housed an example of New Deal artwork: “Smelting,” painted by Walter Alton Carnelli in 1941. The mural was destroyed in 1965, but a photo reproduction and descriptive plaque are present.

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East Park – Connellsville PA

Date added: June 19, 2022

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) built East Park in Connellsville, Pennsylvania between 1936 and 1940.  “In January 1936, Connellsville came together for suggestions to transform the dump back into a more recreational attraction….This transformation started in 1936 and continued until… read more

North Street – Canonsburg PA

Date added: April 26, 2022

North Street in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania was constructed as a New Deal work relief project. The Works Progress Administration (WPA) built the street to connect Ridge Avenue to the rapidly developing Canonsburg Town Park (and new pool). The work was conducted… read more