Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania: Navy Hall – Bloomsburg PA

Navy Hall 1953

Public Works Administration (PWA) funded the construction of the Navy Hall at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania in Bloomsburg PA. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, then known as the Bloomsburg State Teachers College, benefited during the Great Depression from a large construction project… read more

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania: Tennis Courts – Bloomsburg PA

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania: Tennis Courts - Bloomsburg PA

Public Works Administration (PWA) funded the construction of the Tennis Courts at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania in Bloomsburg PA. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, then known as the Bloomsburg State Teachers College, benefited during the Great Depression from a large construction project… read more

CCC Camp Squaw Butte (former) – Burns OR

CCC Camp Squaw Butte - Burns OR

In the  winter of 1935, members of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) #1629 began construction of camp administrative and barracks buildings near Squaw Butte to facilitate CCC work related to the 16,000 acre Squaw Butte Federal Experimental Range Station. Today some… read more

Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve: Improvements – Guerneville CA

Trail in Armstrong Redwoods SNP - Guerneville CA

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) did extensive improvements at Armstrong State Park, circa 1935-1936.  Relief workers  built an amphitheater, a community building (including warden’s headquarters), picnic areas with stone stoves and tables built from native redwood, a timber bridge, two… read more