Then known as the Kutztown State Teachers College, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania benefited during the Great Depression from large construction projects enabled by the federal Public Works Administration (PWA).
In one instance the PWA provided a $188,216 grant for the project, whose final cost was $605,070. Construction occurred between January 1938 and September 1939. (PWA Docket No. [W]1866.)
Nine buildings were constructed on the campus, including an auditorium and shop/garage. The present status of these structures is unknown to Living New Deal.
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.
Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on November 29, 2014.
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