The federal Works Progress Administration constructed an athletic field between 1936 and 1937 “to care care of track, football and baseball.” This facility is believed to be the original iteration of Sprague Field, which was inaugurated in 1937.
"The Dawn," a New Jersey WPA publication; September 1936 issue, page 9. Found at the Jersey City Public Library's New Jersey Room. "Three Projects At Teachers' College"; Evening News, Newark, NJ, July 28, 1936.
Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on January 11, 2015.
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