Frank H. Ball Park Swimming Pool and Community Building – Fresno CA

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A New Deal Fresno brochure lists the swimming pool at Frank H. Ball park as being built by the PWA. The playground also received $42,000 for an NYA project to give youth training in building trades. The recreation building plaque shows that it, too, was an NYA project.

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Recreation Building Plaque
New Deal Fresno Brochure
Fresno Bee, 1939 in "Scrapbooks of clippings related to WPA projects in Fresno, Kern, King, Madera, and Tulare Counties," gift of Mrs. David T. Holmes, Vacaville, 1962. (Scrapbook can be found in the California State Library in Sacramento).

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Location Info


760 Mayor Avenue
Fresno, CA 93706

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Coordinates: 36.724722, -119.797904

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