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    Union High School Additions – Westminster CO

    Date added: April 21, 2013; Modified: April 21, 2013

    “Constructed in 1929, the two-story, blond brick Union High School served as the first high school for the Westminster community. It functioned in that capacity from 1929 until 1949. In 1939, the school district constructed the gymnasium and classroom addition… read more

    Alma Town Hall Additions – Alma CO

    Date added: April 21, 2013

    This building was originally the Alma School. The school was built in 1925. The PWA funded building additions in 1936. The building now serves as the town hall, library and police department.

    Prowers Housing Welfare Complex – Lamar CO

    Date added: April 20, 2013

    “The Prowers Housing Welfare Housing is a complex of five buildings located on the northern edge of Lamar. The complex is located near the railroad tracks in an area that primarily light industrial. The Fairmont Cemetery, with stone walls constructed… read more

    Post Office Mural – Manitou Springs CO

    Date added: December 3, 2011; Modified: February 15, 2013

    Section of Fine Arts mural entitled “Hunters, Red and White” painted by Archie Musick for the Manitou Springs post office in 1942. A plaque near the mural reads: “Depression-era public art programs coincided with the heyday of Colorado Springs’ art… read more

    "Industries around Loveland"

    Post Office Mural – Loveland CO

    Date added: October 9, 2012; Modified: October 9, 2012

    Section of Fine Arts mural entitled “Industries around Loveland” painted by James Russell Sherman in 1938 for the downtown Valentine Station post office in Loveland, Colorado.

    "Kiowa Travois"

    Post Office Relief – Las Animas CO

    Date added: October 9, 2012

    Section of Fine Arts wooden relief entitled “Kiowa Travois” was carved and installed in 1939 by Gladys Caldwell Fisher.

    Sedgwick County Courthouse

    Sedgwick County Courthouse – Julesburg CO

    Date added: January 8, 2012; Modified: June 10, 2012

    "Constructed by the Works Progress Administration between 1938 and 1939, the courthouse represents federal New Deal relief programs at work in eastern Colorado during the Great Depression. The county commissioners took advantage of the WPA program to match county funds… read more

    William J. Palmer High School

    Palmer High School – Colorado Springs CO

    Date added: January 5, 2012

    "Palmer High School is located at 301 North Nevada Avenue in Colorado Springs. The present building was built by the Works Progress Administration under Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1940. Originally named Colorado Springs High School, Palmer High School was re-named… read more