- Mason City, IA
- Site Type:
- Infrastructure and Utilities, Sanitation and Water Disposal
- New Deal Agencies:
- Work Relief Programs, Works Progress Administration (WPA)
An inventory of WPA project photographs compiled by Becky Jordan at Iowa State University includes reference to numerous public works projects undertaken by the agency in Iowa between 1935 and 1940. The collection of 1,271 photographs documents the variety and extent of New Deal related efforts undertaken in the Hawkeye State.
The Mason City sewage disposal plant in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa (Project 1293) is included among the many WPA projects described in the collection.
Source notesBecky S. Jordan, “Inventory of Work Projects Administration (WPA),” Manuscript Number MS-260. Department of Special Collections, The Park Library, Iowa State University. August 1993.
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