(Toggle Search Options)

Select criteria for a search.
In each box, select from list or type.
After selecting, click on Search button at bottom of page
Fields can be left blank!

Displaying 1-15 of 17549 results

Silver Lake Reservoir

Silver Lake Reservoir – Rochester MN

Date added: December 14, 2022

Various New Deal agencies built the Silver Lake Reservoir in Rochester MN. According to the City of Rochester “Silver Lake is actually a reservoir that was created by first, hand-digging a basin to hold water, and then constructing a dam… read more

Roosevelt Hall - Barrett MN

Roosevelt Hall – Barrett MN

Date added: December 13, 2022

At the behest of the city of Barrett, Minnesota, the Civil Works Administration (CWA) built a combination public auditorium and high school gymnasium in 1933-34.  The CWA provided the labor from the ranks of local unemployed workers and the city… read more

CCC Camp Squaw Butte - Burns OR

CCC Camp Squaw Butte (former) – Burns OR

Date added: December 11, 2022

In the  winter of 1935, members of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) #1629 began construction of camp administrative and barracks buildings near Squaw Butte to facilitate CCC work related to the 16,000 acre Squaw Butte Federal Experimental Range Station. Today some… read more

Interior of shelter at former Vernon School

Shelter – Vernon IN

Date added: December 2, 2022

The National Youth Administration built a shelter next to the former Vernon High School, now a community building. It was probably a shelter for a water pump (now removed) at the Vernon School playground.  

West Stands, Tiger Stadium, 1942 Massillon-McKinley Game

Paul Brown Tiger Stadium – Massillon OH

Date added: November 25, 2022

Football stadium constructed 1938-1939 by the Public Works Administration and the Works Progress Administration for $246,000. Currently home of the Massillon Washington High School football team.

The Door County (Wisconsin) Advocate

Village Hall – Sister Bay WI

Date added: November 22, 2022

Original Use: “The building, one of the finest in the state for any village of this size, was made possible by the public spiritedness. of the residents of the community and the whole­hearted co-operation of the National Youth Administration that… read more

Harmon Field under construction

Harmon Field – Greenville OH

Date added: November 21, 2022

The Works Progress Administration built an athletic stadium and swimming pool in 1937 in Greenville OH. The Athletic field has recently undergone renovations and is still in use by the Greenville High School in Greenville, Ohio. In 2017, the original… read more

WPA wall - Knoxville TN

Whittle Springs Rd. Retaining Wall – Knoxville TN

Date added: November 15, 2022

The Works Progress Administration built a retaining wall to support the residential properties along the length of a sidewalk on Whittle Springs Rd. in North Knoxville. The wall, as well as a WPA inscription, can be found on the east… read more