• Leverich Park Improvements - Vancouver WA
    "Improvement of Leverich Park in the City of Vancouver, slated to begin December 4, with $42,262 made available from WPA funds, calls for the construction of a grandstand, ticket booth, dressing rooms, showers, comfort stations and a tennis court. Also the installation of a drainage and lighting system. Considerable work will be put on the grounds, including grading and reseeding."
  • Municipal Road Improvements - Vancouver WA
    "Vancouver, Washington will have its $129.584 street improvement project after all! It was announced today by Don G. Abel, State WPA Administrator, following the appropriation of $18,601 by the Vancouver city council for the drawing of engineers plans and miscellaneous expenditures. ... The largest street improvement project in the history of the city, its cost to the taxpayers will be negligible as far as a new tax levy is concerned. The city budget will not bear the brunt of the allotment as funds from the gasoline tax received from the state will be set aside for this purpose. Approximately 170 men, taken...
  • Vancouver Barracks Improvements - Vancouver WA
    "Uncle Sam's fighting men, stationed at the Army barracks at Vancouver, Wash., will have special cause for celebration next Fourth of July , for the day before is expected to see completion of WPA repairing and general improvement work scheduled to start November 4 , with the aid of $37,631 in WPA funds and labor, it was announced today at the office of Don G. Abel, state Works Progress Administrator. A WPA crew will be busy for eight months replacing foundations, roofs, chimneys, porches, gutters and downspcots, painting, calcimining, plastering and performing incidental work in all parts of the fort, says...
  • Water System - Vancouver WA
    A WPA press release from Dec. 1937 announced: A project "expected to swing into action December 20, is financed by a WPA grant of $174,763, and will provide the City of Vancouver, Wash. with an entirely rebuilt domestic water system within one year."