Florida Farm Colony (former): Ward Building #1 – Gainesville FL

Description

A pair of infirmary/ward buildings at what was then known as the Florida Farm Colony was constructed in 1936 as a New Deal-aided project. The Public Works Administration (PWA) supplied a $48,402 grant for the project, whose total cost was $108,174. The exact location and status of the buildings on the campus (presently known as the Tacachdale Center) are presently unknown to Living New Deal.

PWA Docket No. FL 1158-R

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 91.

State Archives of Florida, Series 450: PWA Work Project Files, Box 1.

State Archives of Florida, collection P75-294: [State] Institutions, Board of Commissioners, Publicity materials of the Florida Construction Program, (PWA), 1936-1937.

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on March 3, 2018.

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Location Info


NE Waldo Rd.
Gainesville, FL

Location notes: Approx. location marker

Coordinates: 29.671670, -82.294614

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