The federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) worked to develop the grounds at San Francisco’s Marine Hospital. Work summary:
Widen the lawn around Building No. 9 to a 20 foot width, with a 2 to 1 slope. Excavate for and construct approximately 360 lineal feet of reinforced concrete retaining wall. Spade, loam, fertilize 60,000 square feet of lawn.–Mooser, p. 85.
United States. Work Projects Administration (Calif.) Report on Progress of the Works Program in San Francisco. January, 1938. Works Progress Administration / William Mooser, Jr., branch manager. [San Francisco? 1938]
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