The Works Progress Administration built facilities for the Dublin High School between 1938-1940. A large rock construction structure located to the right of the High School building bears a plaque that reads “Works Progress Administration 1938-1940.” Across the front of the building is… read more
Two separate Works Progress Administration projects made important improvements to the Oakdale Irrigation District. “WPA Project No. 65-1-08-2241, amount approved $452,390 2/3/40, average employed 74 “Improve irrigation facilities of the Oakdale Irrigation District, including trimming and lining canals; constructing bulkheads;… read more
Columbia elementary received additions via the Works Progress Administration shortly after its construction 1937. This Italianate-style building appears in very good condition. The facility was built in the current location in 1936 replacing the one-room school that served during the… read more
The Work Projects Administration constructed and improved 27.75 miles of SH 16, between Brackeen Drive and State Highway 254, and State Highway 254 in Palo Pinto County below Possum Kingdom Dam between 1940-1942. This section, the corridor from Brackeen Drive to… read more
The Public Works Administration funded the construction of the Science Building at the Sonora Union High School in Sonora.
The Works Progress Administration built the entrance gates and wall around the Eastland City Park. The project also included the building of picnic tables and restrooms. Abilene Daily Reporter, September 3, 1935, p. 5. District 13 WPA Office Sends Application… read more
Douglass Community Center, formerly Douglass School, is is a one-story classroom building constructed by the Federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) in 1938. It is located just south of the Douglass Auditorium. The school was an African American school during segregation and… read more