Public Building Renovation – Parkersburg WV

Description

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) repaired 69 public buildings in Parkersburg, Wood County. The projects were sponsored jointly by the City of Parkersburg and the Board of Education, and were backed by local organizations. The WPA provided the labor and part of the materials and equipment. The projects included the modernization of schools and city fire stations.

Source notes

The Parkersburg News, Feb. 2, 1937.

The Parkersburg News And Sentinel, WPA tackles Parkersburg projects, May 7, 2016: (https://www.newsandsentinel.com/opinion/local-columns/2016/05/wpa-tackles-parkersburg-projects/), accessed April 1, 2018.

 

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Location Info


Parkersburg, WV

Location notes: General location marker

Coordinates: 39.2647, -81.5604

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