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Sonoma County Road and Bridge Project – Sonoma CA

Date added: June 25, 2008

This county-wide road and bridge project included 12 sub projects, such as: improvements to 73 miles of county roads, construction of 18 bridges, installation of 200 concrete and corrugated metal culverts.

Annapolis Road – Sonoma County CA

Date added: June 25, 2008

The WPA graded and widened a portion of this mountainous road along the canyon of the Gualala River. They also constructed a major bridge at Clarks Crossing, improved a recreational and farm-to-market road in nearby valley and coastal districts. Employed… read more

Geysers Road – Sonoma CA

Date added: June 25, 2008

The WPA opened up a scenic tourist and health resort area to northeastern Sonoma County by widening and realigning 24 miles of the narrow Geysers road leading east from Cloverdale. This also helped grazing and mining interests in the area…. read more

Santa Rosa Junior College Improvements – Santa Rosa CA

Date added: June 25, 2008

A PWA grant and bonds made possible a group of buildings at Santa Rosa Junior College, including an administration unit, large assembly hall and library. These plans were drawn up by C.A. Calkins, and the building materials were steel, concrete,… read more

Corona Creek Elementary School Improvements – Petaluma CA

Date added: June 25, 2008

This may have been the Waugh School, which benefited from several WPA projects. The WPA installed a new foundation, strengthened and reinforced the framing of the building, added a new stucco exterior, and reroofed and repainted it.

Venice High School – Los Angeles CA

Date added: June 23, 2008

"When Venice High School first opened, classes were held in the former Lagoon Bathhouse. A campus in the Neoclassical style was constructed in 1913-1914, but was demolished following the 1933 Long Beach Earthquake. The architectural firm of Austin and Ashley,… read more

Venice High School Murals – Los Angeles CA

Date added: June 23, 2008

Two 35' x 12' fresco murals by Grace Clements and Helen Lundeberg are located in the school library. They were funded by the WPA-FAP in 1941. One depicts the "History of Early California" and the other the "History of Southern… read more

Highland Hospital Clinic (Demolished) – Oakland CA

Date added: June 23, 2008

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) constructed a central clinic building in the Highland Hospital in Oakland in 1935 or 1936.  The exact location and design of that building are unknown. There is no evidence that the WPA clinic building is… read more