- Arlington, WA
- Site Type:
- Education and Health, Parks and Recreation, Schools
- New Deal Agencies:
- Work Relief Programs, Works Progress Administration (WPA)
“Work is expected to start November 29th  for the improvement of the grounds and the construction of tennis courts, grandstnnd and other recreational appurtenances for the Arlington High School, Arlington, Snohomish County …[I]t was stated that this would be the only tennis court in the town and that over 600 enthusiastic citizens would be benefited.
The WPA allotment for labor on the project amounts to $6,598 to which the School Board contributed $3,351.20 for equipment and material. Fifteen men will be employed some eight months to complete the work in time for the tennis season next year.”
Source notesWPA Press Release [#332], Nov. 24, 1937, [page 33]: https://www.sos.wa.gov/legacy/images/publications/SL_wpawapressrelease_no301to400/SL_wpawapressrelease_no301to400.pdf
Site originally submitted by Evan Kalish on October 26, 2014.
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