Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania – Bloomsburg PA

Description

Then known as the Bloomsburg State Teachers College, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania benefited during the Great Depression from a large construction project enabled by the federal Public Works Administration (PWA). The PWA provided a $184,604 grant for the project, whose final cost was $584,097. Construction occurred between January 1938 and July 1939. (PWA Docket No. [W]1866.)

Four buildings were constructed on the campus, including a gymnasium and shop/storage building. The present status of these structures is unknown to Living New Deal.

Source notes

National Archives: Record Group 135: Public Works Administration; Projects Control Division; Entry 52: Indices to Non-Federal Projects; Report No. 5: Status of All Completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects, page 36.

"Public Works Administration", a Google Fusion Table by LaDale Winling, edited on March 15, 2011.
http://www.google.com/fusiontables/DataSource?dsrcid=578234

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on November 29, 2014.

We welcome contributions of additional information on any New Deal project site.

Location Info

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400 E 2nd St
Bloomsburg, PA 17815

Coordinates: 41.007645, -76.448429

2 comments on “Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania – Bloomsburg PA

  1. Is there any more info on what buildingers were built? I could give an update on them.

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