The Bonnyview School was expanded in the 1930s with the help of the Public Works Administration (PWA). At the same time, the Bonnyview grounds were landscaped and 220 feet of rock retaining wall were built, along with entrance steps…. read more
The East Bay Regional Parks District (EBRPD) was formed in 1934 and acquired land for parks from the East Bay Municipal Water District in 1936. The first parks were Tilden, Sibley, Temescal and Redwood in the East Bay Hills behind… read more
The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was extremely active in Grand Canyon National Park throughout the New Deal. The first CCC camp was established on the South Rim, where Company 819 started working on improvements to the facilities around Grand Canyon Village,… read more
The Works Progress Administration constructed the Jacksonville Beach sea wall in Jacksonville BeachFL. The wall prevented beach erosion and provided protection against high tide. It was completed circa 1938.
The Works Progress Administration (WPA) improved Lake Temescal Park, now known as Temescal Regional Recreation Area, one of the original units of the East Bay Regional Parks District (EBRPD). When the EBRPD was created in 1934, the Civilian Conservation Corps… read more
Timpanogos Cave National Monument was improved in various ways by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and Works Progress Administration (WPA) during the New Deal. One such project was the Superintendent’s residence, built by WPA workers with additional funds from… read more
In 1938, the Works Progress Administration completed the tunnel and stonework entrance into the Todd County Courthouse.
The Tumacácori National Monument was set aside by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1908 to protect the ruins of the Mission of San Jose de Tumacacori. In 1918, it came under the administration of the National Park Service and its regional… read more