- Harrisonburg, VA
- Site Type:
- Colleges and Universities, Education and Health
- New Deal Agencies:
- Public Works Administration (PWA), Public Works Funding
- Site Survival:
James Madison University’s Converse Hall, originally known as Senior Hall, was constructed with the assistance of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. The PWA supplied a $106,000 grant and $41,975 loan for the project, whose total cost was $147,476. Construction occurred between Mar. 1934 and June 1935.
PWA Docket No. VA 1811
Record Group 135: Public Works Administration; Projects Control Division; Entry 52: Indices to Non-Federal Projects; Report No. 5: Status of All Completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects, page 118.
https://www.jmu.edu/centennialcelebration/major_buildings.shtml (accessed Mar. 29, 2023)
Site originally submitted by Evan Kalish on March 29, 2023.
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