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Sanitary Sewers – Dover DE

Date added: November 7, 2014

A sanitary sewer construction project was undertaken in Dover, Delaware during the Great Depression with the assistance of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. (PWA Docket No. DE W1023)

Water System – Milford DE

Date added: November 7, 2014

A waterworks construction project was undertaken in Milford, Delaware with the assistance of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. The PWA supplied an $83,250 grant toward the project, whose total cost was $180,819. Work occurred between January 1938 and April 1939…. read more

Water System – Wilmington DE

Date added: November 7, 2014

Multiple waterworks construction project were undertaken in Wilmington, Delaware with the assistance of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. Work on the projects in 1934. It is also listed in the records of the WPA. (PWA Docket No. DE 1317,… read more

Laurel Town Offices – Laurel DE

Date added: August 12, 2014

The Town Offices of Laurel, Delaware, were constructed with the assistance of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. The PWA provided a $14,122 grant toward the $37,246 project. Construction on the project began December 1936 and was completed July 1937…. read more

Seaford Museum (Old Post Office) – Seaford DE

Date added: April 27, 2014

The Seaford Museum and Seaford Historical Society in Seaford, Delaware are located in what was formerly the community’s 1934 New Deal post office. “The Seaford Museum includes a changing exhibit gallery, a presentation room, a general information area, and a… read more

Post Office (former) and Courthouse – Wilmington DE

Date added: September 8, 2013

“The U.S. Post Office, Courthouse, and Customhouse, also known as Main Post Office, is a historic post office, courthouse, and custom house, located on Rodney Square in Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware. It was designed by Irwin & Leighton in… read more

Post Office (former) Murals – Wilmington DE

Date added: August 15, 2012

New Deal murals entitled “Chemistry and Industry” and “Chemistry and Agriculture” painted in 1938 by Herman Zimmerman. He painted 2 murals for the Wilmington Post Office. They still hang in the building but it now houses the Wilmington Trust bank.

Post Office – Selbyville DE

Date added: August 14, 2012

The historic post office in Selbyville, Delaware was constructed ca. 1940 with federal Treasury Department funds. The building, which houses an example of New Deal artwork, is still in service.

Post Office Mural – Rehoboth Beach DE

Date added: August 14, 2012

The historic Rehoboth Beach post office houses an example of New Deal artwork: “Frontier Mail,” a mural painted by Karl Knaths in 1940. The work was commissioned by the federal Treasury Section of Fine Arts.

Post Office – Rehoboth Beach DE

Date added: August 14, 2012

The historic post office building in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware was constructed in 1937 with federal Treasury Department funds. The building, which houses an example of New Deal artwork, is still in service.