A 1939 municipal report detailed extensive New Deal work in the area, including:
“During the summer of 1939 the exterior of the public library was cleaned and painted at no labor cost to the city, the work being done by the NYA and relief workers. While this work was in progress the old entrance door was replaced with a new door of the same design, but equipped with hardware of a design more in keeping with the building. Bulkheads were repaired, a new step was installed at the rear entrance and the roof was repaired at this time also. Settees were built for the lawns by the NYA and proved a welcome addition.”
Annual Report of the City of Ellsworth Maine for the year, ended December 31 1939
Project originally submitted by Andrew Laverdiere on May 30, 2014.
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