A project involving construction of an athletic field at Perry High School (now Perry Traditional Academy) was undertaken in 1936 as part of a New Deal project, sponsored by the Public Works Administration (PWA). The PWA provided a $17,994 grant for the project, whose total cost was $41,283.
PWA Docket No. PA [W]1151
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 32.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: October 30, 1935 (pg. 14)
https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/89536029/ (accessed Mar. 2018)
Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on March 17, 2018.
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