Wrangell Narrows Improvements – Petersburg AK

“Location.— Wrangell Narrows lies to the west of Mitkof Island, connects Sumner Strait with Frederick Sound, and forms a part of the inside water route from Puget Sound to southeastern Alaska. (See U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey Charts Nos…. read more

Wrentham State School (former) Development – Wrentham MA

Multiple New Deal agencies carried out improvement, development, and/or construction work at what was then Wrentham State School (now Wrentham Developmental Center). Annual Report: “Much valuable work has been done at the institution during the year through the use of… read more

Wright School – Frontenac MO

Constructed with federal funding in 1935-36.  The  Wright school was initially in St. Louis County and was not affiliated with a school district, but then joined the Ladue School District.  The Wright School was an elementary school for many years,… read more

Wyoming Life Resource Center Development – Lander WY

The federal Public Works Administration helped to finance the construction of three buildings at the Wyoming State Training School in Lander, Wyoming during the 1930s. A new addition was constructed for the girls’ dormitory; a new boys’ dormitory was built;… read more

Yaquina Bay State Recreation Site (Yaquina Bay State Park) – Newport OR

Picnic Area near Yaquina Bay Lighthouse

The original 32-acre tract that established Yaquina Bay State Park was donated by the United States Department of Commerce, Lighthouse Service on September 1, 1934. Shortly after, Civilian Conservation Corps workers from CCC Camp Newport began development of the site…. read more

Yellowstone National Park Development – WY

“The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), a New Deal relief agency for young men, played a major role” in the development of Yellowstone National Park “between the years 1933–42 in developing Yellowstone facilities. CCC projects included reforestation, campground development of many… read more

York County Hospital (former) – Rock Hill SC

“The federal government’s New Deal programs, specifically the Works Progress Administration and the Public Works Administration, also played a direct role in Rock Hill’s economic recovery. Building projects included … York County Hospital …” (sc.gov) “The hospital which accommodates both… read more