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School Repairs – Cisco TX

Date added: May 24, 2022

Among the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects identified as completed in a Abilene Daily Reporter article from June 14, 1936 was “repairs on a ward school building” in Cisco, Texas. “Building repairs, including a new concrete foundation, painting and refinishing… read more

Water Treatment Plant Development – Cisco TX

Date added: May 24, 2022

“With several WPA projects completed work has been started at Cisco on a $30000 water treatment plant, that city’s most important public works undertaking. Forty-five men are employed on the project During construction the city Is using raw water from… read more

Recreation Center – Fabens TX

Date added: May 24, 2022

Among the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects identified as in progress in an El Paso Times article from June 7, 1936 was the “construction of a recreational center at Fabens.” The location and status of this project are presently unknown… read more

County Warehouse – Fabens TX

Date added: May 24, 2022

Among the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects identified as in progress in an El Paso Times article from June 7, 1936 was the “construction of a county warehouse at Fabens.” The location and status of this project are presently unknown… read more

Rio Vista Farm (former) Development – Socorro TX

Date added: May 24, 2022

Among the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects identified as underway in an El Paso Times article from June 7, 1936 was “the County Farm building program, which will provide 13 permanent structures.” NPS.gov: “The facility, established as the El Paso… read more

Carolina Drive Paving – El Paso TX

Date added: May 24, 2022

Among the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects identified as completed in an El Paso Times article from June 7, 1936 was “Hard-surfacing of Carolina Drive and Buford Way, Lower Valley, distance of 6.6 miles, $22,512.92. Living New Deal is unclear… read more

Memorial Park Improvements – El Paso TX

Date added: May 24, 2022

Among the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects identified as completed in an El Paso Times article from June 7, 1936 was “Memorial Park grading and landscaping, $21,609.”

Liberty Hall (former) Seat Covers – El Paso TX

Date added: May 24, 2022

Among the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects identified as completed in an El Paso Times article from June 7, 1936 was “Manufacture of Liberty Hall seat covers. $1528.” “The El Paso County Courthouse and its accompanying Liberty Hall was a… read more

Montana Avenue Development – El Paso TX

Date added: May 24, 2022

Among the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects identified as completed in an El Paso Times article from June 7, 1936 was “Montana Street widening and storm ditch improvement, $5376.”

Portland Avenue Grading – El Paso TX

Date added: May 24, 2022

Among the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects identified as completed in an El Paso Times article from June 7, 1936 was the “grading of Portland Avenue, $14,225.79.”

Infrastructure Repairs – Fabens TX

Date added: May 24, 2022

Among the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects identified as completed in an El Paso Times article from June 7, 1936 was the “repair of laterals roads and drainage ditches damaged by floods in Fabens area. $34,976.47.”

Municipal Golf Course Clubhouse – El Paso TX

Date added: May 24, 2022

Among the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects identified as completed in an El Paso Times article from June 7, 1936 was a “Municipal Golf Course Clubhouse, $14,945.72.” The golf course in question and the status of the facility are presently… read more

School of Mines (UTEP) Development – El Paso TX

Date added: May 24, 2022

Multiple New Deal agencies financed or conducted development or improvement work at what was then known as the State School of Mines and Metallurgy at El Paso (or “School of Mines”), now the University of Texas at El Paso. The… read more

Quinn Hall Addition (UTEP) – El Paso TX

Date added: May 24, 2022

Among the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects identified as completed in an El Paso Times article from June 7, 1936 was “Completion of addition to Chemistry Building at College of Mines”—now known as Quinn Hall at the University of Texas… read more

County Coliseum Site Development – El Paso TX

Date added: May 24, 2022

Among the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects identified as completed in an El Paso Times article from June 7, 1936 was “Exposition Building site, $25,903.67″—Exposition Building being another term for what is now the County Coliseum, which was completed in… read more