Tri-County Hospital Nurses’ Dormitory (demolished) – Orangeburg SC

Orangeburg, South Carolina’s former Tri-County Hospital was constructed with federal Public Work Administration (PWA) funds during the Great Depression. The Works Progress Administration (WPA) provided support for construction of the hospital’s nurses’ dormitory. “In 1937 the W.P.A. approved a grant… read more

University of South Carolina – Columbia SC

The University of South Carolina was the beneficiary of a large influx of New Deal funds from various agencies throughout the Great Depression. In “The Prosperity of the Depression,” the university’s website writes the following with regard to this era… read more

Williams-Brice Stadium – Columbia SC

The massive Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia, South Carolina was originally constructed as the 17,600-seat Columbia Municipal Stadium in 1934. Sources claim that the federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) provided significant funds / labor for the project’s construction; however, as the… read more