Ken Lindley Park Improvements – Prescott AZ

Baseball grandstand, Ken Lindley Park - Prescott AZ

The former City Park and Athletic Field (now the Ken Lindley Park) originated in 1908, but major improvements were made with relief labor provided by the Civil Works Administration (CWA) in the winter of 1933-34.  It is likely that after… read more

Kinishba Ruins National Historic Landmark – Fort Apache AZ

“Kinishba Ruins was constructed by the Pueblo people and occupied as early as 800 until as late as 1400 A.D. Byron Cummings, director of the Arizona State Museum, and his students began excavation and reconstruction of Kinishba in 1931. In… read more

Maricopa County Welfare Sanitarium (Demolished) – Tempe AZ

The Civil Works Administration and the Federal Emergency Relief Administration built the Arizona State Tuberculosis Sanatorium in Tempe, Maricopa County, in 1934. Also known as the Maricopa County Welfare Sanitarium, the facility was initially built as a 60-room sanatorium. The… read more

North Rim Development – Grand Canyon National Park AZ

View from the North Rim - Grand Canyon National Park AZ

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) conducted extensive development work in Grand Canyon National Park from 1933 to 1942.  This included development work on the Grand Canyon’s North Rim. CCC Walking Tour: “[CCC] Company 818 worked on the … North Rim… read more

Northern Arizona University: South Beaver School (former) – Flagstaff AZ

South Beaver School building - Flagstaff AZ

In 1934 the Flagstaff school board received a grant from the Public Works Administration (PWA) for a new elementary school on the south side of town. Additional funds came from the Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA). The South Beaver School… read more