Sanitary Outhouses – Parkersburg WV

Description

Sponsored by the US public health service, the Works Progress Administration built 1,097 sanitary outhouses in Wood County.

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.

New Deal Sanitation: Restrooms and Privies, New Deal of the Day, June 3, 2016: (https://nddaily.blogspot.ro/2016/06/new-deal-sanitation-restrooms-and.html), accessed April 2, 2018.

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Location Info


Parkersburg, WV

Location notes: General location marker

Coordinates: 39.2739, -81.5414

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