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Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania: Tennis Courts - Bloomsburg PA

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania: Tennis Courts – Bloomsburg PA

Date added: January 6, 2023

Public Works Administration (PWA) funded the construction of the Tennis Courts at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania in Bloomsburg PA. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, then known as the Bloomsburg State Teachers College, benefited during the Great Depression from a large construction project… read more

Shop&storage

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania: Shop/Storage – Bloomsburg PA

Date added: January 5, 2023

Public Works Administration (PWA) funded the construction of a shop/storage building at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania in Bloomsburg PA. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, then known as the Bloomsburg State Teachers College, benefited during the Great Depression from a large construction… read more

Franklin Senior High School - Franklin IN

Franklin Senior High School – Franklin IN

Date added: January 4, 2023

The Public Works Administration (PWA) funded the construction of the Franklin Senior High School in Franklin IN. The architects of record were McGuire and Shook. Currently the Alva Neal Community Office Building, served as the high school until 1960.

"Lapeer State Home and Training School, March 1937"

Lapeer State Home and Training Facility – Lapeer MI

Date added: January 3, 2023

The Lapeer State Home and Training Facility was used as a house for the mentally feeble and those suffering from epilepsy or other medical conditions. Originally established in 1895, it was previously known as both the Michigan Home and Training… read more

Banneker Community Center Gymnasium

Banneker Community Center Gymnasium – Bloomington IN

Date added: December 30, 2022

The National Youth Administration built the Banneker Community Center Gymnasium in Bloomington IN. The gymnasium is now part of a Bloomington Parks and Recreation community center, in what was originally a segregated school, built in 1915, for African-American children.

Old St. Hilary privy - Tiburon CA

Old Saint Hilary Church Privy (former) – Tiburon CA

Date added: December 28, 2022

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) built a privy (outhouse) for Old St. Hilary Church in Tiburon, California, in the 1930s.  The WPA constructed thousands of such privies around the country during the New Deal as a public health measure.  This… read more

Men working on side of Columbia Slough Channel to widen dike - Portland OR

Columbia Slough (improved) – Portland OR

Date added: December 28, 2022

From late December 1934 through early spring 1935, the State Emergency Relief Administration (SERA) funded improvements to the Columbia Slough that involved raising and leveling a dike on the slough’s channel approximately 1.5 miles east of Faloma station. While improving… read more

Former Marion High School Gymnasium and Auditorium - Marion AR

School Gymnasium and Auditorium (former) – Marion AR

Date added: December 26, 2022

A gymnasium/auditorium was built for Marion High School in Marion, Arkansas in 1938-39 with a funding from the state Department of Education and the federal Public Works Administration (PWA) – also known as the Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works (see… read more

Beulah reservoir stone marker CCC BR-45 - Vale OR

CCC Camp Beulah (former) – Vale OR

Date added: December 26, 2022

A spike or side camp of CCC Camp Vale, Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp Beulah served enrollees during 1939 when they built the basalt stone wall at the crest of the Agency Valley Dam. As indicated by the company number… read more

Basalt Stone Wall built at the crest of the Agency Valley Dam - Vale OR

Beulah Reservoir Stone Walls – Vale OR

Date added: December 24, 2022

Beulah Reservoir, also known as Agency Valley Reservoir, was created with the completion of the Agency Valley Damn in 1935. Throughout 1939, the Bureau of Reclamation supervised enrollees at a Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) spike camp. They built a stone… read more