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Mojave Elementary School

Mojave Elementary School – Mojave CA

Date added: November 13, 2010

The Mojave elementary school was built in 1938 with $150,000 in federal funds from the Public Works Administration (PWA).  It was made primarily of reinforced concrete. There has been considerable alteration of the exterior and windows over time, plus addition… read more

Willowbrook School Auditorium

School Auditorium – Los Angeles CA

Date added: November 13, 2010

WPA school auditorium in Willowbrook, CA. Exact address and current status unknown, but this may be the same Willowbrook school listed in the 1939 WPA Accomplishment Report for Southern California.

Capay Valley Bridge – Brooks CA

Date added: October 24, 2010

"The YCHS Newsletter for January and for February of 2009 appealed for society members to fill out a form reporting on New Deal projects that they knew of personally or in which members of their families participated:" "Betty Mae Haines… read more

Valencia Bridge

Valencia Bridge – Aptos CA

Date added: October 24, 2010

"Most of the drivers rushing over the Valencia Bridge in Aptos never even see the sign. Its set low in the mossy concrete railing on one end of the span — a tarnished plaque that marks the history of hard… read more

Santa Cruz County Street Improvements – Santa Cruz CA

Date added: October 23, 2010

WPA workers in Santa Cruz engaged in a variety of roadwork in Santa Cruz County: "Construct fire trail and motorway on Coast Road (1935) Improving various roads not in the Federal Aid System (1935) Rocking roads in vicinity of Soquel… read more

Mariposa Street Improvements – Mariposa CA

Date added: October 23, 2010

The April 7, 1940 “Fresno Bee Republican” reported: “Mariposa (Mariposa Co) April 6- Sections of Mariposa streets were paved with gold tonight. Paving gravel was scooped from the Mariposa Creek bed by WPA workers as part of a street improvement… read more