- Antelope, TX
- Site Type:
- Education and Health, Parks and Recreation, Gymnasiums, Schools
- New Deal Agencies:
- Work Relief Programs, Works Progress Administration (WPA)
This high school gymnasium was constructed in Antelope, Texas during the Great Depression with the assistance of the Works Progress Administration. In addition to the native stone structure, the construction project included a septic tank, disposal field, and improved school facilities and employed approximately 20 laborers. $13, 622 of the total cost of $21,393 was provided by WPA while the local school district provided the remainder.
Source notes"New appropriations for WPA projects in Texas." (December 13, 1940). Anson Jones County Western Observer, p. 2. "Antelope gymnasium work starts Monday." (January 12, 1941). Wichita Daily Times, p. 23.
Site originally submitted by Susan C. Allen on December 2, 2014.
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