School Construction – Bigfork MT


The WPA allocated $3,465 for school construction in Bigfork, Montana in August 1938.

Another article in the same paper in November most likely refers to the same school:

“Work has begun on construction of a home economics cottage to house the department recently added to the curriculum of Bigfork high school. The building will be of logs. It is a WPA project.”

Source notes

"State WPA Projects Total $10,000,000 Since March"; Big Timber Pioneer, Sept. 1, 1938 (page 3).

Big Timber Pioneer; Nov. 3, 1938, page 6.

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on March 2, 2014.

We welcome contributions of additional information on any New Deal project site.

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Bigfork, MT

Location notes: General location marker for city of Bigfork.

Coordinates: 48.0632864, -114.07261340000002

One comment on “School Construction – Bigfork MT

  1. Do you have any addition information on the construction of the school in Bigfork, Montana, circa 1938? I would appreciate any you have.

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