The federal Civil Works Administration (C.W.A.) and Federal Emergency Relief Administration (F.E.R.A.) furnished the cost of labor for the construction of a 750-foot-long sewer along Elm Street in Hatfield, Massachusetts, including four catch basins for storm water. The Town of… read more
The Puerto Rico Emergency Relief Administration carried out repair and maintenance work on Factor and Santana Roads in Arecibo.
The Skowhegan State Fair is “The Nations Oldest Consecutively Running Agricultural Fair” Celebrating 197 Years. During the Great Depression, various public works projects were initiated in town, including the construction of a grandstand for the racetrack. According to the Independent… read more
Approx. 40-acre lake impounded by earth dam. A combined Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) and Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) project. Lake intended in part as water supply for a fish hatchery below the dam. CCC Co. 1513 occupied the camp… read more
According to the 1934 town report, the Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) was involved in “Constructing a dam back of the Grange Hall [Victor Grange #49] at Fairfield Center, to make an auxiliary water supply for the fire department.” During… read more
The Federal Emergency Relief Administration (F.E.R.A.) provided the labor for painting the then-fire station in Maynard, Massachusetts in 1934, at what was hailed “quite a savings” to local taxpayers. The old fire station was located at the site of what… read more
Flamingo Park, also known as Flamingo Field, was a ballpark built in 1925. In 1935, new grandstands were built by FERA. The ballpark served a number of professional baseball teams for many years, but eventually became rundown, and was replaced… read more
In 1933-34, the Civil Works Administration (CWA) and the Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) carried out pavement repair and other unspecified improvements to a long segment of Fordham Road NW, from Rockwood Parkway to Massachusetts Avenue. The road was paved… read more
The main campus of Fort Lewis College was moved to Durango, Colorado in 1956, but before then it was located at this site, 16 miles southwest of Durango on what was originally a military site, then a boarding school for… read more
The Civil Works Administration (CWA) and the Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) carried out pavement repair and other unspecified improvements to a segment of 49th Street NE, from Central Avenue to Deane Avenue, in 1933-34. The road was paved with… read more
In 1934 F.E.R.A. labor undertook “painting and repairing flagpoles and benches on the Framingham and Framingham Centre Commons.”
Montpelier’s 40th Annual Report details many roadwork projects undertaken in 1934 with Vermont Emergency Relief Administration (VERA) funds, including: “Gallison Hill Road, grading”. Efforts were continued in subsequent years by the Works Progress Administration (WPA).
The Federal Emergency Relief Administration and the Civil Works Administration carried out “repairs and renewals” work at the George Washington School (renamed Evelyn Marcelli Elementary School, closed in 2012) on St. Thomas.
The Federal Emergency Relief Administration (F.E.R.A.) and Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) played a substantial role in the development of Maynard’s Glenwood Cemetery. Work commenced in 1934 and was completed in 1936. “During the 1930s construction of the new cemetery was… read more