• Skagway School (demolished) - Skagway AK
    The city of Skagway's website describes its now-destroyed Depression-era school: " Women’s Club raises $25,000 from Territory and $24,500 from federal Works Progress Administration to build a new school. It ... behind the old one at State and 11th." Short and Stanley-Brown write: "This building was constructed for grade and high school pupils from the neighboring community. In the basement are boys' and girls' dressing rooms, showers, and the boiler room. On the first floor are three classrooms, teachers' room, manual training room, and a gymnasium 43 1/2 by 70 1/2 feet without a stage. On the second floor are three classrooms,...
  • Streets and School Grounds Improvements - Skagway AK
    The Works Progress Administration contributed $1,909 toward streets and school grounds improvements in Skagway, Alaska, between 1939 and 1940.    
  • Water Distribution System - Skagway AK
    Legislative permission was given to issue bonds for supplemental financing of the water distribution system in Skagway in 1934. Skagway was authorized to issue $40,000 bonds to supplement the Public Works Administration project 3961 in the amount of a $29,700 loan and $12,609 grant approved 12/28/1933. Construction began 5/1/1935 and was completed 10/1/1935.