(Toggle Search Options)

Select criteria for a search.
In each box, select from list or type.
After selecting, click on Search button at bottom of page
Fields can be left blank!

Displaying 46-60 of 17506 results

Four-family faculty homes building (former), Potomac State College - Keyser WV

Potomac State College: Faculty Homes (former) – Keyser WV

Date added: August 18, 2022

In September 1935, the Public Works Administration (PWA) allotted $41,818 for the construction of faculty homes at Potomac State College (PSC), in Keyser, West Virginia. The allotment consisted of a $23,000 loan and an $18,818 grant. The Tri-State Construction and… read more

Former Paonia High School (with 1959 addition on the left) - Paonia CO

Paonia High School (former) – Paonia CO

Date added: August 16, 2022

The Public Works Administration (PWA) provided a grant that covered about half the cost of building a new high school in Paonia CO in 1938-39.  The school closed when a new high school was constructed in the neighboring town of… read more

Map of major planting areas of the shelterbelt project  from 1934-1942

Number One Shelterbelt – Willow OK

Date added: August 15, 2022

The first tree of the Great Plains Shelterbelt, an Austrian pine, was planted at the Ed Curtis farm near Willow, Oklahoma, on March 18, 1935. The state forester of Oklahoma, George Phillips, did the honors. The Great Plains Shelterbelt was… read more

Shelter Belt near Arkansas River in Cimarron KS

Great Plains Shelterbelts – Cimarron KS

Date added: August 15, 2022

Shelterbelts were natural windbreaks planted to protect land from the dust storms of the 1930s. The Great Plains Shelterbelts spans several states. The agency that started the project is unknown to the Living New Deal, but the project was transferred… read more

Amphitheater at Aspenglen Campground - Rocky Mountain National Park CO

Aspenglen Amphitheater – Rocky Mountain National Park CO

Date added: August 14, 2022

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was active in Rocky Mountain National Park throughout the New Deal era, 1933-42.  Among the other works undertaken by CCC enrollees was the construction of three amphitheaters, at Aspenglen Campground, Moraine Park Museum and Glacier… read more

Entrance station at Aspenglen Campground - Rocky Mountain National Park CO

Campground Improvements – Rocky Mountain National Park CO

Date added: August 14, 2022

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) made improvements to three of the existing campgrounds in Rocky Mountain National Park: Endovalley, Aspenglen and Glacier Basin.  These three were the most popular campgrounds at the time and their facilities were antiquated, so CCC… read more

Sheep Lakes in Horseshoe Park - Rocky Mountain National Park CO

Fish Ponds – Rocky Mountain National Park CO

Date added: August 14, 2022

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was active in Rocky Mountain National Park during the whole of the program’s lifetime, 1933 to 1942.  There were four main camps in the park. The CCC participated in a fish-restocking program, which the National… read more

Trail Ridge Store and Cafe - Rocky Mountain National Park CO

Trail Ridge Store – Rocky Mountain National Park CO

Date added: August 13, 2022

In 1935, enrollees in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) constructed a “museum, curios shop and coffee house” at Fall River Pass. Other CCC ‘boys’ came back in 1939 and added an extension to the building for toilets and a water… read more

Royal Blue Tobacco Card

Baltimore & Ohio Railroad: Royal Blue Train – Baltimore MD

Date added: August 11, 2022

In 1934, Daniel Willard, president of the Baltimore & Ohio (B&O) railroad, “negotiated a $900,000 Public Works Administration loan which would be used to make B & O’s New York-Washington line an industry-wide proving ground for various types of lightweight… read more

Ranger Residence - Pinedale WY

Ranger Residence – Pinedale WY

Date added: August 11, 2022

In 1933, U.S. Forest Service workers constructed a ranger residence at 243 West Pine Street in the city of Pinedale, Wyoming. The Colonial-Revival style building follows standard architectural plans created by George L. Nichols, a prominent regional architect whose designs… read more