City Hall (former) – Artesia NM

Old City Hall: plaque, Artesia, NM

The former combination city hall and library in Artesia, New Mexico was constructed with the assistance of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds in 1939. The PWA provided a $13,975 grant for the project, whose total cost was $31,250. Construction… read more

Columbian School – Raton NM

The Atlas of Historic New Mexico Maps, produced with assistance from the New Mexico Humanities Council and the New Mexico Chapter of the National New Deal Preservation Association, lists a number of New Deal schools in Raton Kearny Elementary, Longfellow… read more

Conchas Lake State Park – Conchas NM

“Conchas Dam is the oldest and one of the largest water projects of the US Army Corps of Engineers in New Mexico. Begun under the New Deal’s Emergency Relief Act of 1935, the construction of the dam and associated facilities… read more

Eastern New Mexico State Park (former) – Portales NM

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) developed the former Eastern New Mexico State Park, occasionally referred to as “Blackwater Draw Park”, ca. 1934-6. Flynn: “This CCC-built site was originally created to reforest 9,600 acres of that Dust Bowl area. Later the state… read more