• Clubhouse - Riverton WY
    The Civil Works Administration (CWA) constructed a clubhouse at a golf course in Riverton, Wyoming. The location and status of this facility are unknown to Living New Deal.
  • High School (former) Addition - Riverton WY
    The former high school in Riverton, Wyoming received a two-wing addition as part of a federal Public Works Administration (P.W.A.) project during the Great Depression. Construction was completed in 1936. The location and present status of the building is unknown to Living New Deal. PWA Docket No. WY 1015-R
  • Park Improvements - Riverton WY
    As part of Civil Works Administration (CWA) efforts in Wyoming "Riverton’s park (or parks) received a half-mile of irrigation ditches."
  • Post Office - Riverton WY
    The historic post office in Riverton, Wyoming was constructed in 1940-1 with federal Treasury Department funds. The building, which houses an example of New Deal artwork, is still in service.
  • Post Office Mural - Riverton WY
    The historic Riverton post office houses an example of New Deal artwork: the mural "Farm Scene," painted by George Vander Sluis, completed in 1942. Annals of Wyoming: On February 10, 1942, the Treasury Section invited George Vander Sluis of Colorado Springs to submit designs for a mural that would go in the Riverton post office. The 13x6 foot painting, completed some eight months later was the last Treasury Section job done in Wyoming. Vander Sluis was picked for the $850 Riverton assignment on the basis of an entry he had submitted for a Denver mural competition. By this time, the country was...
  • Road Improvements - Riverton WY
    The Civil Works Administration (CWA) worked to improve the streets of Riverton, Wyoming. A CWA project card notes that the roads were previously dirt: "dusty in dry weather and muddy in wet weather."
  • Sewers - Riverton WY
    The Civil Works Administration (CWA) extended the sewer system in Riverton, Wyoming: "400 feet of sewer ditch dug and sewer laid at an average depth of 4 feet."