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    Federal Building Mural – Provo UT

    Date added: November 21, 2016; Modified: May 11, 2024

    Provo’s J. Will Robinson Federal Building houses a New Deal mural, “Early and Modern Provo,” by Everett C. Thorpe, completed in 1942.  The work was commissioned by the federal Treasury Section of Fine Arts for what was then the main… read more

    El Monte Clubhouse – Ogden UT

    Date added: November 22, 2016; Modified: April 9, 2024

    The historic El Monte Clubhouse in Ogden, Utah was constructed as part of a New Deal project by Civil Works Administration (CWA) and Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA). These agencies precede the Works Progress Administration (WPA), to which the building… read more

    CCC Camp (sign) - Leeds UT

    CCC Camp – Leeds UT

    Date added: April 24, 2014; Modified: March 23, 2024

    In 1933, a Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp opened in Leeds, UT, at the site of a Dixie National Forest Service ranger station. Stone from Silver Reef, a nearby silver mining ghost, was used to construct the camp’s four administrative… read more

    CCC man on Oak Grove Campground sign - Pine Valley UT

    Oak Grove Campground – Pine Valley UT

    Date added: March 23, 2024; Modified: March 23, 2024

    Crews from the nearby Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp in Leeds, UT, built the road to Oak Grove and completed the Oak Grove Campground sometime between 1933 and 1942. The campground featured a tennis court, wading pool, and playground.

    Zion National Park Amphitheater - Washington County UT

    Zion National Park: South Campground Amphitheater – Washington County UT

    Date added: August 25, 2016; Modified: March 23, 2024

    The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) built the South Campground Amphitheater in 1934-35 in typical stonework for the stage, walls, walkways and steps.  Red sandstone was used in accordance with National Park Service rustic design principles.  The original wood benches, set… read more

    Copperton Teachers' Cottage - current

    Teachers’ Duplex Houses – Copperton UT

    Date added: March 14, 2024

    Housing of teachers had been a long-term problem at Bingham High School in the remote mining town of Copperton, Utah. School district policy required teachers live within the boundaries of the school at which they taught and teachers could not… read more

    Stuart Guard Station

    Stuart Guard Station – Emery County UT

    Date added: February 25, 2024; Modified: February 25, 2024

    The Stuart Guard Station was originally built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the early 1930s and was in regular use by the U.S. Forest Service for several decades thereafter. The Stuart Guard Station has a small museum right next… read more

    Wasatch Elementary

    Wasatch Elementary (demolished) – Clearfield UT

    Date added: January 27, 2023; Modified: February 20, 2024

    Clearfield hosted the Clearfield Naval Supply Depot during WWII. Thus, their schools were full to bursting, and not only was Wasatch Elementary built for the Davis County School District, but several other “Emergency Schools” were built in local war housing… read more

    Armory (former) – Nephi UT

    Date added: November 23, 2016; Modified: February 7, 2024

    “During the 1930s, UTNG used federal money, often supplied through the Works Progress Administration (WPA), to build or expand a number of UTNG facilities. The WPA funded eight armories and several garage and storage areas for the UTNG. By 1940,… read more

    Kanab Heritage Museum – Kanab UT

    Date added: November 27, 2016; Modified: December 26, 2023

    The historic public library, now Kanab Heritage Museum, in Kanab, Utah was constructed by the federal Work Projects Administration (WPA) between 1939 and 1940. “The library is one of 226 buildings constructed in Utah under the WPA and is important… read more

    Adams Elementary School - Logan UT

    Adams Elementary School – Logan UT

    Date added: December 19, 2016; Modified: October 13, 2023

    Adams Elementary School was built in 1936 with funding from the Public Works Administration (PWA). The design was by local architect K.C. Schaub. It is a long, single-story, brick Moderne structure with subtle bas-relief columns and minimal decoration. The Adams… read more

    Richmond Community Building in 2008 - Richmond UT

    Community Building – Richmond UT

    Date added: January 10, 2017; Modified: October 12, 2023

    The Public Works Administration (PWA) helped fund a Community Building in Richmond, Utah in 1936-1937. The building cost $45,000, of which $18,000 was furnished by a PWA grant and the rest provide by the City of Richmond.  It is a single-story… read more