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Alabama Street 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 the “paving of Alabama Street and Wilson road, 7.36 miles, cost $31,588.94,” as well as “Alabama Street spillway flood… read more

Street Paving – Cleveland TX

Date added: May 24, 2022

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) conducted street paving work in Cleveland, Texas in 1935/6.

Street Paving – Liberty TX

Date added: May 24, 2022

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) conducted street paving work in Liberty, Texas in 1935/6.

School (former) – Moss Hill TX

Date added: May 24, 2022

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) constructed or improved a school building in Moss Hill, Texas, in 1935/6. The location or status of the building is unknown to Living New Deal.

Bastrop-to-Elgin Bridge (former) – Bastrop TX

Date added: May 24, 2022

Hailed as the first major Works Progress Administration (WPA) project completed in Texas, what was then a bridge spanning the Colorado River along the primary link connecting Bastrop and Elgin, located on a farm-to-market road, opened in January 1936. Given… read more

Route 207 Development – Silverton TX

Date added: May 24, 2022

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) undertook a “school addition and improvements” project in Silverton, Texas, that was completed in December 1935. The location of the schools is unknown to Living New Deal.

Route 207 Development – Silverton TX

Date added: May 24, 2022

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) undertook a project beginning December 24, 1935 that would employ “16 men for three months” working to develop / improve “an 11-mile road south of Silverton to Floyd County line.”

Houston Garden Center (demolished) – Houston TX

Date added: May 16, 2022

The Houston Federation of Garden Clubs (HFGC) was founded by several Houstonian women in 1936 with the goal of building a garden center to hold their meetings and educational forums. That dream bore fruition five years later when Mayor Oscar… read more

High School (former) – Christine TX

Date added: April 27, 2022

A high school construction project in Leming, Texas was undertaken during the Great Depression with the assistance of Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. The PWA supplied a $25,200 grant for the project, whose total cost was $56,622. Construction began in… read more

High School (former) – Leming TX

Date added: April 27, 2022

A high school construction project in Leming, Texas was undertaken during the Great Depression with the assistance of Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. The PWA supplied a $6,000 loan and $2,333 grant for the project, whose total cost was $8,512…. read more

Martin High School-Area Sidewalks – Laredo TX

Date added: April 27, 2022

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) constructed concrete sidewalks around the “1937 Martin High School L-shaped building on Park and San Bernardo” in Laredo, Texas. The status of the sidewalks is currently unknown to Living New Deal.

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School Gymnasium – Rocksprings TX

Date added: April 27, 2022

A school gymnasium in Rocksprings, Texas was constructed in 1938-9 with the assistance of Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. The PWA supplied a $14,265 grant for the project, whose total cost was $30,986. Construction began in Sept. 1938 and was… read more

Benson Elementary School - Dean Street entrance

Benson Elementary School – Uvalde TX

Date added: April 27, 2022

What is now Benson Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas was constructed in 1937-8 with the assistance of Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. The PWA supplied a $37,933 grant for the project, whose total cost was $84,817. Construction began in Dec…. read more