Museum of the Big Bend – Alpine TX

Museum of the Big Bend

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) constructed what is now the Museum of the Big Bend in Alpine, Texas in 1937. “Originally constructed in the late 1930s, the Big Bend Memorial Museum served first to house and museum and later… read more

Sul Ross State University – Alpine TX

Sul Ross State University: Lawrence Hall (a PWA project)

The campus of Sul Ross State University was greatly developed during the 1930s as a result of efforts on the part of several New Deal agencies, including the Public Works Administration (PWA), Works Progress Administration (WPA), Civil Works Administration (CWA)… read more