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Post Office Bas Relief – Chesterfield SC

Date added: December 30, 2014

The Chesterfield post office contains a 1939 plaster relief by Bruno Mankowski entitled “The Farmer’s Letters,” which was created under the auspices of the Treasury Section of Fine Arts. The work is still displayed in the lobby of the post office.

U.S. 701 – Georgetown SC

Date added: November 16, 2014

The federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) provided the labor for the construction of U.S. 701 north of Georgetown, South Carolina. “Jeff Lewis is a natural-born storyteller who vividly recalls life in rural Georgetown County when wagons were the mode of… read more

Library Assistance – Murrells Inlet SC

Date added: November 16, 2014

According to the Georgetown Times in 1962, the WPA provided clerical and other assistance for library programs in Murrells Inlet, SC. Following a relocation, the paper stated, “There will be several persons who will volunteer to check-out the books …… read more

Pleasant Hill Middle School – Hemingway SC

Date added: November 16, 2014

According to the Georgetown Times in 1937, “An $80,000 Pleasant Hill School was nearing completion as a WPA project.” However, further confirmation of this is needed; according to the school’s National Register of Historic Places nomination form, “there is no… read more

Sewers – Georgetown SC

Date added: November 16, 2014

The federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) constructed sewers in Georgetown, South Carolina during the Great Depression. According to the Georgetown Times, “Among construction projects underway was … installation of sewers in 26 blocks by the WPA.”

Demolition Work – Georgetown SC

Date added: November 16, 2014

The federal Civil Works Administration (CWA) conducted much work in and around Georgetown, South Carolina during the early years of the New Deal. The Georgetown Times wrote: “CWA workers tearing down a house on Duke Street near Broad Street found… read more

City Hall (former) Painting – Georgetown SC

Date added: November 16, 2014

The federal Civil Works Administration (CWA) conducted much work in and around Georgetown, South Carolina during the early years of the New Deal. The Georgetown Times wrote: “Started by the CWA and completed by the FERA, the paint job which… read more

Street Improvements – Andrews SC

Date added: November 16, 2014

The federal Civil Works Administration constructed and improved roads in the vicinity of Andrews, South Carolina ca. 1933-4. A photo of the work is available at the source link below.

State Road 51 – Georgetown SC

Date added: November 16, 2014

The federal Civil Works Administration provided the labor for the construction of what is now South Carolina Route 51 north of Georgetown, South Carolina. “Route #51, near Peter’s Creek, C.W.A. Project #104″. The Civil Works Administration was formed in early… read more

Brookgreen Gardens: (Old) Huntington’s Gate – Murrells Inlet SC

Date added: November 16, 2014

The federal Civil Works Administration constructed the old entrance, Huntington’s Gate, to Brookgreen Gardens outside Murrells Inlet, South Carolina. Living New Deal believes that the old gate is no longer extant. “Huntington’s Gate, Route #49, CWA Project #99. Archer and… read more

Tennis Courts – Georgetown SC

Date added: November 16, 2014

The federal Civil Works Administration constructed public tennis courts in Georgetown, South Carolina, ca. 1934. The exact location and status of the project is unknown to Living New Deal. A photo of the work is available at the source link… read more

State Road 41 – Georgetown SC

Date added: November 16, 2014

The federal Civil Works Administration provided the labor for the construction of what is now South Carolina Route 41 north of Georgetown, South Carolina. “Civil Works Administration employees work on SC Rt 511 in a c.1933 photograph. … SC Rt… read more

U.S. 17 – Murrells Inlet SC

Date added: November 16, 2014

The federal Civil Works Administration constructed is now U.S. 17 in the vicinity of Murrells Inlet, South Carolina. “Near Murrell’s Inlet, Route #49, C.W.A. Project #97, Georgetown County, South Carolina”. The Civil Works Administration operated from November 1933-March 1934 and… read more

Miller Hall (SCSU) – Orangeburg SC

Date added: November 15, 2014

Multiple New Deal-supported construction projects were undertaken on the campus of South Carolina State University during the Great Depression. “[T]his three-story brick men’s dormitory was constructed with Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works funds.” (sc.gov)