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Post Office Mural – Conyers GA

Date added: December 7, 2011

This oil-on-canvas mural, “The Ploughman,” was painted by Elizabeth Terrell in 1940 with funds provided by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts. It was one of the 48-state post office mural competition winners. At some point, it was moved to… read more

Mitchell County Courthouse and Jail

Mitchell County Courthouse and Jail – Camilla GA

Date added: December 7, 2011

"Mitchell County is a prosperous agricultural district. Its sound financial condition aided by a grant from the PWA enabled it to erect a court house building and a jail building both much needed in the county. The upper picture shows… read more

Peach County Courthouse

Peach County Courthouse – Fort Valley GA

Date added: December 7, 2011

"There had been no courthouse and no proper place for the storage of records until the completion of the new courthouse in December 1936. The building is two stories in height and houses all of the county offices, the court,… read more

University of Georgia: Classroom Building – Athens GA

Date added: December 7, 2011

“In 1933 the State legislature made it possible for the University of Georgia to secure grants from the P.W.A. with which to carry out an extensive building program to accommodate its increased student body and to replace obsolete equipment. The… read more

Georgia State Prison Archive Photo

Georgia State Prison – Reidsville GA

Date added: December 7, 2011

Georgia State Prison was constructed as a massive federal Public Works Administration (PWA) project during the mid-1930s. It is located southwest of Reidsville and has been extensively remodeled and expanded since its opening in 1938. The PWA supplied a loan… read more

Douglasville County High School

Douglas County High School – Douglasville GA

Date added: December 7, 2011

"It contains 10 classrooms, an auditorium, a library, and other facilities. The building is not fireproof. The outer walls are cinder block, covered with brick veneer. The interior and roof framing are wood. The auditorium roof is carried on steel… read more

University of Georgia, Laboratory Building

University of Georgia: Laboratory Building – Athens GA

Date added: December 7, 2011

“This project, known as the ‘Laboratory Building,’ is 2 stories and a basement in height. The basement contains the manual-training department, recreation rooms, an infirmary, a sewing room, kitchen, cafeteria, and the heating plant. On the first floor are 8… read more