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  • School Improvements - Hart TX
    A school improvement project in Hart, Texas was undertaken in 1936 with Public Works Administration (P.W.A.) funds. The P.W.A. provided a $20,454 grant for the project, whose total cost was $46,939. P.W.A. Docket No. TX 1682
  • School - Olton TX
    A school construction project in Olton, Texas was undertaken in 1936 with Public Works Administration (P.W.A.) funds. The P.W.A. provided a $53,995 grant for the project, whose total cost was $120,000. Living New Deal believes this to be the facility located at the southwest corner of Avenue G and 7th Street. P.W.A. Docket No. TX 1082
  • Sanitary Sewers - Muleshoe TX
    A sanitary sewer construction project in Muleshoe, Texas was undertaken in 1936 with Public Works Administration (P.W.A.) funds. The P.W.A. provided a $17,600 loan and $14,334 grant for the project, whose total cost was $31,960. P.W.A. Docket No. TX 1080
  • School Addition - Hereford TX
    A school addition project in Hereford, Texas was undertaken in 1936 with Public Works Administration (P.W.A.) funds. The P.W.A. provided a $27,000 loan and $22,500 grant for the project, whose total cost was $50,903. The exact location and status of the facility is presently unknown to Living New Deal. P.W.A. Docket No. TX 1066
  • School - Garden City KS
    A school construction project in Garden City, Kansas was undertaken in 1936-7 with Public Works Administration (P.W.A.) funds. The P.W.A. provided a $40,500 grant for the project, whose total cost was $96,342. The exact location and status of the facility is presently unknown to Living New Deal. P.W.A. Docket No. Kansas 1249
  • Bridge - Syracuse KS
    A bridge construction project in Syracuse, Kansas was undertaken in 1936 with Public Works Administration (P.W.A.) funds. The exact location and status of the structure is unknown to Living New Deal. P.W.A. Docket No. Kansas 1202
  • Irving Community Clubhouse - Irving TX
    Esther Hurwitz and the Irving Felicity Club led efforts to obtain this U.S. Works Progress Administration project for Irving. The Felicity Club, Dallas Co., the WPA, and various individuals funded the project at a cost of $1,852.52. The Dallas Co. Irving Fresh Water Supply Dist. #5 donated land for the building. Work began on the Irving Community Clubhouse in January 1936. On March 17, 1936, the Felicity Club presented the one-story brick building to the city. J.F. Woerner served as architect and Robert Gidley as landscape architect. Local men constructed the 50' x 25' structure, which had a small kitchen and a...
  • Guntersville Armory (former) - Guntersville AL
    The Guntersville Armory was constructed in 1936 under President Roosevelt's Works Progress Administration. The project was a collaboration between the WPA and the Public Works Administration. The armory was constructed to house Company E of the 167th Infantry of the Alabama National Guard. Our local congressman, Joe Starnes, a member of the Armed Services Committee, was very influential in a national armory construction program. His perseverance led to the construction of numerous armories across the country as well as our own. After its completion in 1936, the armory was used for drills, training, and classroom instruction. President Roosevelt called the Guard to...
  • Post Office (former) - Havre de Grace MD
    The historic (former) Havre de Grace post office was constructed in 1936 with Treasury Department funds. The building is now privately owned.
  • Middlesex Fells Reservation: Lawrence Woods Trails - Medford MA
    The Middlesex Fells Reservation spans multiple towns north of Boston. Here is a description of a couple of the projects undertaken by the W.P.A. in the park: "Middlesex Fells Reservation; four miles of bridle trails in the Lawrence Woods section of the reservation were reconstructed. The trails were widened and graded and new cross drains and culverts were installed where necessary. The work was started in 1936 and completed in 1937."
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