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Oakwood Cemetery Retaining Wall – Parsons KS

Date added: May 24, 2022

Oakwood Cemetery in Parsons, Kansas was improved by work undertaken by the Civil Works Administration (CWA). “Plans of the commissioners call for employing … 42 on work in Oakwood cemetery, mainly building a retaining wall.”

Bridge – Admire KS

Date added: May 24, 2022

The Civil Works Administration (CWA) constructed a 27-foot span carrying a road over a creek 2 1/2 miles northwest of Admire, Kansas. Geographically it is possible that this was the former bridge carrying U.S. 56 over Hill Creek.

Moon Creek Bridge – Americus KS

Date added: May 24, 2022

The Civil Works Administration (CWA) constructed a 27-foot span carrying a road over Moon Creek near Americus, Kansas. “The Moon creek bridge, 1 1/2 miles west and a half mile north of the Ruggles schoolhouse, has been completed.” The exact… read more

Pester Creek Bridge – Americus KS

Date added: May 24, 2022

The Civil Works Administration (CWA) constructed a span carrying a road (possibly Locust Street) over Pester Creek in Americus, Kansas. “Pester creek also is being spanned at the western edge of Americus.”

Road F Culvert – Americus KS

Date added: May 24, 2022

The Civil Works Administration (CWA) constructed a culvert carrying Road F north of Americus over Pester Creek in Lyon County, Kansas. “The project at this point involved a channel change, which eliminated the necessity for an extra bridge.”

Marvel Park Improvements – Parsons KS

Date added: May 24, 2022

Marvel Park in Parsons, Kansas was improved by work undertaken by the Civil Works Administration (CWA). The Parsons Sun: “There is no doubt about what the [Labette Creek flood control] project is doing for the city’s park system. As this… read more

Labette Creek, Parsons KS

Labette Creek Flood Control – Parsons KS

Date added: May 24, 2022

A sizable flood control project along Labette Creek in Parsons, Kansas was undertaken by the Civil Works Administration (CWA) in 1933-4. The Parsons Sun: “This is one of the most important Improvements, from a practical civic viewpoint, made In Parsons… read more

Street Improvements – Strong City KS

Date added: May 24, 2022

Emporia Gazette: “Cottonwood Falls, June 1,—Two CWA projects in Chase county which were started earlier in the year have been completed. … The other was the street work in Strong City which was finished earlier in the month. There are… read more

Disposal Plant Improvements – Cottonwood Falls KS

Date added: May 24, 2022

Emporia Gazette: “Cottonwood Falls, June 1,—Two CWA projects in Chase county which were started earlier in theyear have been completed. One the improvement of the disposal plant for this city which was finished this week.” The location and present status… read more

County Road Paving – White City KS

Date added: May 24, 2022

CWA PROJECT COMPLETE: “White Shale Used To Surface County Road Ferd Williamson, county engineer, says that work on the CWA project west of White City has been completed. The road under construction was surfaced with white shale. This is the… read more

School Improvements – Hutchinson KS

Date added: May 24, 2022

As part of Civil Works Administration (CWA) work in Hutchinson, “the schools … also benefited. The northside school and kindergarten have been repainted. Liberty junior high has a new coat inside, and Sherman is half painted.” The status and location… read more

Plum Street Paving – Hutchinson KS

Date added: May 24, 2022

The Civil Works Administration (CWA) conducted “bituminous mat paving” on North Plum Street in Hutchinson, Kansas, between 17th and 30th Avenues.