University of Montana Improvements – Butte MT

Description

Montana’s Big Timber Pioneer newspaper reported in 1938 that 40 WPA laborers were “doing a $40,000 job of tree painting, landscaping, road oiling, leveling and general beautification” at what was then known as the Montana [State] School of Mines, and is now Montana Tech of the University of Montana.

Source notes

"Campus at School of Mines Becoming Real Beauty Spot"; Big Timber Pioneer, Jun. 9, 1938, page 6.

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on February 24, 2014.

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Location Info


Butte, MT

Coordinates: 46.01237, -112.55772

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