The Public Works Administration (PWA) undertook the water supply system in Seldovia, Alaska during the Great Depression. The water supply system was constructed for $25,454 in 1939. It was a part of a wave of construction projects resulting in part from the advocacy of Alaska Congressional delegate Anthony J. Dimond (1933-1945), who pushed for channeling New Deal funding into the Alaska territory.
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Over Half of Alaska PWA Fund is Here. (December 6, 1938). Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, p. 2. Haycox, S. (2002). Alaska: An American Colony. Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press. p. 248-249.
Project originally submitted by Susan C. Allen on January 1, 2015.
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