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    High School Addition – Hartsville SC

    Date added: September 13, 2014; Modified: September 13, 2014

    The old high school in Hartsville, South Carolina featured a large New Deal-funded addition courtesy the federal Public Works Administration (PWA). The exact location and current status of the site is presently unknown to Living New Deal. “The city of… read more

    Younts Center for the Performing Arts – Fountain Inn SC

    Date added: September 13, 2014

    Fountain Inn, South Carolina’s Younts Center for the Performing Arts was originally constructed as a high school. According to the building’s National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: “Fountain Inn High School is located on North Main Street, near the… read more

    Mauldin Cultural Center – Mauldin SC

    Date added: September 13, 2014; Modified: September 13, 2014

    “The Mauldin Cultural Center, on the same grounds as the Gosnell cabin, is also historical. The building, built between 1935 and 1937 by the Works Progress Administration, was a high school until 1957, then an elementary school until 2002. The… read more

    Williams-Brice Stadium – Columbia SC

    Date added: September 13, 2014; Modified: September 13, 2014

    The massive Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia, South Carolina was originally constructed as the 17,600-seat Columbia Municipal Stadium in 1934. Sources claim that the federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) provided significant funds / labor for the project’s construction; however, as the… read more

    Parker High School Auditorium – Greenville SC

    Date added: September 13, 2014; Modified: September 13, 2014

    Wikipedia: “Parker High School Auditorium is a historic high school auditorium located at Greenville, South Carolina. It was built in 1938 with funding provided by the Works Progress Administration. It is a Classical Revival style 7,500-square-foot rectangular brick building with… read more

    Charleston Field – Charleston SC

    Date added: September 13, 2014; Modified: September 13, 2014

    The federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) conducted construction and other improvement work at Charleston Field, today the joint military-civilian airfield site of Charleston Field [Joint Base Charleston] and Charleston International Airport. “During the 1930s, airport operations expanded to keep pace… read more

    County Hall (former) – Charleston SC

    Date added: August 11, 2014; Modified: September 13, 2014

    What is now Palace Apartments started out as Williamson Mill (a cotton mill)—built in 1902. Sometime after that it was bought and plans were made to convert the building into a county multi-use building (basketball, boxing, tennis, indoor track, concerts,… read more

    Sirrine Stadium – Greenville SC

    Date added: September 12, 2014

    Sirrine Stadium, in Greenville, South Carolina, was constructed with the assistance of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds in 1936. The stadium, as of 2014, was last renovated in 2002. Greenville schools: “Sirrine Stadium has a long and rich history… read more

    Poynor Junior High School Addition – Florence SC

    Date added: September 12, 2014

    According to the National Register of Historic Places nomination form for the Poynor Junior High School in Florence, South Carolina: “A two-story brick wing was built onto the south elevation ca. 1935 by the Works Progress Administration …” The building… read more

    Community Center / Theater – Hartsville SC

    Date added: September 12, 2014

    The federal Public Works Administration provided funds for the construction of a community building in Hartsville, South Carolina during the mid-1930s. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Wikipedia: “The Center Theater in Hartsville, South Carolina… read more

    Post Office Mural – Kingstree SC

    Date added: February 7, 2014; Modified: February 8, 2014

    The post office contains a 1939 Section of Fine Arts mural by Arnold Friedman entitled “Rice Growing.” “Arnold Friedman (1874–1946) was an American Modernist painter. He was born in Corona, Queens, worked for the Federal Art Project and studied at… read more

    Charles E. Simons, Jr. Federal Court House Mural – Aiken SC

    Date added: February 7, 2014; Modified: February 8, 2014

    The courthouse contains a 1938 Section of Fine Arts mural by Stefan Hirsch entitled “Justice as Protector and Avenger.” During the 1930s, this mural sparked an intensely racialized controversy: “The central female figure is a reference to the Renaissance Virtue… read more

    Post Office Mural – Winnsboro SC

    Date added: February 6, 2014; Modified: February 6, 2014

    Like many New Deal post office murals, Auriel Bessemer’s oil painting, “Industrial Tapestry,” depicts a pastoral landscape, fusing the agricultural world with the industrial and perhaps portraying the influence of Roosevelt’s rural electrification programs in South Carolina’s cotton and tobacco… read more

    Edisto Beach State Park – Edisto Island SC

    Date added: July 23, 2012; Modified: November 21, 2013

    Edisto Beach State Park is located on the coast of South Carolina, 50 miles south of Charleston, near the town of Edisto Beach in Colleton County. “Edisto Beach State Park, rich in Native American history, and was donated to the… read more

    Cheraw State Park – Cheraw SC

    Date added: July 23, 2012; Modified: October 25, 2013

    “Cheraw State Park is located in the northeast corner of the U.S. state of South Carolina. This large park is best known for its championship 18-hole golf course and the 300-acre (1.2 km2) Lake Juniper, built by the Civilian Conservation Corps…. read more