Several projects at the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas (now Texas A&M University) were undertaken with New Deal funds. “The biggest project undertaken using funds from the federal government was the development of an airport, supported by partial grants… read more
The historic Northgate Station post office was constructed from 1936-7 with federal Treasury Department funds. The building, which housed an example of New Deal artwork, is still in service.
The historic Northgate Station post office housed an example of New Deal artwork: “Good Technique – Good Harvest,” an oil-on-canvas mural by Victor Arnautoff. The work, which was commissioned by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts, was completed and installed… read more
Several projects at the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas (now Texas A&M University) were undertaken with New Deal assistance. “An extensive paving program was also started with New Deal funds of $10,500.” Begun in 1934, this most likely involved… read more
Texas A&M’s old creamery building was constructed as a federal Public Works Administration (PWA) project during the Great Depression. The building, whose exact location on campus is presently unknown to Living New Deal, has since been demolished. The PWA supplied… read more