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Boyle Park – Little Rock AR

Date added: August 17, 2018

The park remained largely unimproved until the mid-1930s, when the Civilian Conservation Corps boys arrived (though there seems to be some uncertainty about exactly when the actual construction work began, two different contemporaneous sources reveal that as of the spring… read more

Charlotte Elementary School – Charlotte AR

Date added: August 2, 2018

“During the Great Depression, the old wooden building used by the academy was replaced in 1936 with one made of sandstone built by the Works Progress Administration (WPA). While this school was being constructed, school was held in the Methodist… read more

Gymnasium (former) – Newark AR

Date added: August 2, 2018

With the consolidation of the numerous one-room school houses into a central facility, the Works Progress Administration helped construct a gymnasium for the school district. “WPA Project No. 265-1-63-83, $26,321, Total funds $47,163, Application date 12-12-41, Average Employed 48. “Construct… read more

Elementary School Gymnasium (former) – Oil Trough AR

Date added: August 2, 2018

“Construct school gymnasium, including installing plumbing, heating, and electrical facilities; excavating; backfilling; and performing appurtenant and incidental work. Publicly owned property. Sponsor: Oil Trough School District #100.” WPA Project No. 265-1-63-5, $11,244, application date 7-12-41, Average Employed 38. As best… read more

Post Office (former) – Benton AR

Date added: July 26, 2018

The historic former post office building in Benton, Arkansas was constructed with Treasury Department funds. The building presently houses the Salvation Army. An example of New Deal artwork created for the building has since been relocated.

Jessieville High School – Jessieville AR

Date added: April 19, 2018

The Works Progress Administration built a new school in Jessieville for the Jessieville School District No. 45, Garland County. The new school was called Rock School and was built on land donated by the US Forest Service. Construction was completed… read more

National Guard Armory (former) – Batesville AR

Date added: February 21, 2018

The Works Progress Administration built the National Guard Armory in Batesville in 1936. A 1998 National Register of Historic Places Registration Form describes the formal characteristics of the structure: “The 1936 National Guard Armory in Batesville was constructed in a vernacular Ozark stone… read more

Tyronza Water Tower – Tyronza AR

Date added: February 16, 2018

“The Tyronza Water Tower is a historic elevated steel water tower located in Tyronza, Arkansas. It was built in 1935 by the Chicago Bridge & Iron Company in conjunction with the Public Works Administration as part of a project to… read more

Tuckerman Water Tower – Tuckerman AR

Date added: February 16, 2018

“The Tuckerman Water Tower is a historic waterworks facility at the south end of Front Street in Tuckerman, Arkansas. It is a tall metal structure, with four latticed legs, braced with rods and sloping inward, to support a water tank… read more

Mountain View Waterworks – Mountain View AR

Date added: February 16, 2018

“The Mountain View Waterworks are a historic public water supply system in Mountain View, Arkansas. The facilities consist of a tower and well house, located at the junction of Gayler and King Streets. The tower is a metal structure with… read more

Keiser Water Tower – Keiser AR

Date added: February 16, 2018

“The Keiser Water Tower is a historic waterworks facility at Water and East Main Street in Keiser, Arkansas. It is an open metal structure, several stories high, with a roughly cylindrical tank at the top, and a rising through the… read more

Cotton Plant Water Tower – Cotton Plant AR

Date added: February 16, 2018

“The Cotton Plant water tower is a historic elevated steel water tower located in Cotton Plant, Arkansas. It was built in 1935 by the Pittsburgh-Des Moines Steel Company in conjunction with the Public Works Administration as part of a project… read more

Hartford Water Tower – Hartford AR

Date added: February 16, 2018

The Hartford Water Tower “is a historic elevated steel water tower located in Hartford, Arkansas. It was built in 1936 by the Chicago Bridge & Iron Company in conjunction with the Public Works Administration as part of a project to… read more

McCrory Waterworks – McCrory AR

Date added: February 16, 2018

“The McCrory Waterworks is a historic site located in McCrory, Arkansas. It contains an elevated steel water tower, built in 1936 by the Chicago Bridge & Iron Company in conjunction with the Public Works Administration, which provided $39,497 in aid… read more