Tag Archives: Works Progress Administration

Spring Hill High School

The Works Progress Administration erected the new Spring Hill High School building in 1936-1937 on the site of the old school building on School and Duplex Streets.  Described by Van West (2001) as …a small rural trade town located between … Continue reading

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Weatherford Municipal Power and Light

The City of Weatherford sought a grant from the Works Progress Administration to construct a city-owned power plant (Shumaker, 1940).  Bond issues in the amount of $250,000 were approved by the community to build the municipal light plant (Two bond … Continue reading

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Mount Vernon City Hall and Fire Station

The City Hall/Fire Station project for Mount Vernon, Texas was approved in 1940 with an appropriation of $4,711 in WPA funds.  The two-story, natural stone building was constructed with an estimated total cost of $8,100 (“City Hall project for Mt. … Continue reading

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