Anchorage Alaska grade school 1939Source: Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center. Photography: Thomas Foto Shop.
“During the depression years (1938-39) the Central Grade School in Anchorage was built in Art Deco design, as a PWA (Public Works Administration) project of the Roosevelt Administration.” (ed.gov)
The building was located on Fifth Avenue between F St. and G St. It is no longer extant.
PWA Docket No. AK W1023.
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 219.
The Fabric of Alaska's Past: (http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED194429.pdf), accessed February 12, 2018.
Alaska History: (http://www.alaskahistory.org/biographies/mears-jane-wainwright/), accessed February 12, 2018.
Alaska's digital archives: (http://vilda.alaska.edu/cdm/singleitem/collection/cdmg2/id/181/rec/1), accessed February 12, 2018.
Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish and George Donart on November 17, 2016.
Additional contributions by Darrell Lewis, February 12, 2018.
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