West Whittier Elementary School – Whittier CA

Description

The WPA partially demolished and reconstructed the West Whittier School in the 1930s.

From the photo below: "The West Whittier Grammar School constructed by the WPA in California is a far cry from the little old 'red schoolhouse', of a few decades ago."

Project Details

Federal Cost Local Cost Total Cost Project #'s
23931 12023 35954

Source notes

National Archives and Records Administration

Connolly, Donald H. and G. I. Farman. Report of Accomplishment of the Operations Division. Works Progress Administration, Southern California. January 1, 1939.

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Location Info


6411 S. Norwalk Blvd.
Whittier, CA 90606

Location notes:

Coordinates: 33.986557, -118.067395

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