High School (former) – Burlington MA

Formerly Burlington’s high school, what is now a municipal building at 61 Center St. was constructed as a New Deal project with Public Works Administration (P.W.A.) assistance. The P.W.A. supplied a $76,950 grant for the project, whose total cost was… read more

High School (former) Addition and Improvements – Lovell WY

An addition to a former high school building in Lovell, Wyoming was constructed as a federal Public Works Administration (P.W.A.) project during the Great Depression. PWA Docket No. WY [X]1067 Furthermore, the Civil Works Administration (CWA) conducted improvement work at… read more

High School (former) Improvements – Framingham MA

All 17 schoolhouses in Framingham, Massachusetts were painted, remodeled, and/or repaired with federally funded labor during the Great Depression. At the former High School (now Danforth Art Museum) the Civil Works Administration (C.W.A.) conducted maintenance work in 1933. Heating facilities… read more

High School (former) Improvements – Little Silver NJ

The federal Works Progress Administration conducted landscaping and road work at the old Little Silver Boro High School. According to local resident Barry Berdahl, the “Little Silver School/Boro Hall was knocked down in the late 50s and replaced with a new brick… read more

High School (former) Improvements – Oxford MA

Oxford, Massachusetts’s old high school received assistance from multiple New Deal programs during the 1930s. In 1933 the Civil Works Administration (CWA) painted  and decorated the school building, a project continued under the federal Emergency Relief Administration. The building, now… read more