In 1936, young people employed by the National Youth Administration provided the labor for construction of an amphitheater on the Reed College campus in southeast Portland. The private college supplied the materials and land with the understanding that the theater… read more
Among several school projects proposed for Clackamas County in 1935, the Willamette Grade School project moved ahead to construction with approval of a grant from the Public Works Administration (PWA). The federal contribution was approximately $30,000. The school opened in… read more
The Works Progress Administration built facilities in Cascades Park in Bloomington IN, The original construction included drinking fountains, shelters, picnic tables of limestone slabs. Today the park spans 68 acres with original features, hiking trails, softball fields.
The Public Works Administration (PWA) approved the Crook County School District’s request for funds to construct a new high school in September 1935. A local bond raised $29,000 for the project and PWA funds provided the rest. Over the years,… read more