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White Sands National Monument Historic District – Alamogordo NM

Date added: March 10, 2012

"The Historic District at White Sands National Monument (WSNM) consists of eight Pueblo Revival buildings constructed in the late 1930s by Civil Works Administration workers as a Recreation Demonstration and Emergency Conservation Work Project. It is understood to have been… read more

Alamogordo Woman's Club building

Alamogordo Women’s Club Building – Alamogordo NM

Date added: March 10, 2012

“While a variety of public works programs emerged under the umbrella of the New Deal, the WPA with its specific goal of providing work relief for the locally unemployed exerted the greatest impact on small communities in New Mexico (Kammer… read more

Artesia Municipal Hospital – Artesia NM

Date added: March 10, 2012

"Originally called Artesia Memorial Hospital when built in 1939 by WPA/PWA funds, it is still in use today. Additions were made in the early 1940's and the most recent renovations and additions finalized in the mid 1960's." -Treasures on New… read more

Artesia City Park – Artesia NM

Date added: March 10, 2012

"The Artesia Improvement Company donated the land for a city park in 1906. In 1937, the corner pillars and stone walkways to the center of the park were added as a WPA project. Artesia Main Street, a local downtown revitalization… read more

Artesia Gym – Artesia NM

Date added: March 10, 2012

"Artesia is home to several WPA construction projects including the Municipal Hospital, the Old City Hall, the gym on the Artesia Schools campus and the wall around Morris Field. The Hospital is in private hands. The Old City Hall is… read more

Santa Fe, New Mexico Supreme Court Building

New Mexico Supreme Court Building – Santa Fe NM

Date added: December 17, 2011

"The Supreme Court Building was built to relieve the congestion that existed in the State capitol where the supreme court had always been housed. The new building is occupied by the supreme court with its accessory offices, the attorney general,… read more

Post office interior

Post Office Mural – Truth or Consequences NM

Date added: December 17, 2011

“New Deal mural entitled ‘Indian Bear Dance’ painted by Boris Deutsch in 1940. Truth or Consequences was known as “Hot Springs” until 1951.” (flickr) “Indian Bear Dance, Truth or Consequences, New Mexico Installed in 1938, this 12-foot long, oil on… read more

McKinley County Courthouse (former) – Gallup NM

Date added: December 17, 2011

A new courthouse was built for McKinley County in Gallup NM in 1938.  It was undoubtedly funded by the Public Works Administration (PWA), but this needs to be verified. “The historic McKinley County Courthouse at 201 West Hill Avenue was… read more