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Construction Projects

1934
-

1942




Kenton County



Muhlenberg County



Goodman
-
Paxton Photographic Collection

University of Kentucky

This visual display has been prepared to complement the promotion of the
University of Kentucky Libraries’
Works Progress Administration / Work Projects
Administration
(WPA) materials collection.



Recognized as a Center of Excellence for its WPA collection, UK Libraries is
committed to the continued development of the collection, acquiring material for
both preservation and use.



Display Curator: Angelia Pulley

Full Credit Narrative
-

Posted on Wall


Photos and text included in this display were obtained from the

Goodman
-
Paxton Photographic Collection,

Special Collections, University of Kentucky Libraries.


WPA sewer construction
project in Covington, KY

WPA sewer construction
project in Ludlow, KY

Kenton Co.

Concrete
band shell
constructed
by the WPA in
Devou Park,
Covington,
Ky

Knott Co.

Jail built by
the WPA from
native stone in
Hindman, KY

Knott Co.

Montgomery
Creek Road
construction
by the WPA

Knox Co.

WPA workers
constructing a
gymnasium and
auditorium for

City High School

in Barbourville, KY

Knox Co.

School
constructed by
the WPA in
Flat Lick, KY


Larue Co.

WPA workers
surfacing
Tanner Road

Larue Co.

Road grading
by the WPA
with mules
and scrapers

Laurel Co.

Sidewalks
along state
highway south
of London , KY
constructed by
the WPA

Laurel Co.

Mill and dam at
Levi Jackson Park
constructed by
the WPA

Lawrence Co.

A section of the
county
-
wide road
improvement
project by the WPA

Lawrence Co.

School constructed
by the WPA from
native stone in
Meades Branch, KY

Lee Co.

The WPA
graded, drained
and surfaced Ida
May (Idamay)
Heidelberg Road

Lee Co.

WPA workers
cleaning
Beattyville Street
after a flood

Leslie Co.

Hyden High School
constructed

by the WPA

Leslie Co.

WPA worker
wedging
stone

Letcher Co.

Construction of
stone bridge
piers on
Jeremiah Road
by the WPA

Letcher Co.

WPA construction
of a street and
bridge in
Whitesburg, KY

Lewis Co.

The courthouse
in Vanceburg, KY
constructed by
the WPA

Lewis Co.

Drainage
structure
constructed
by the WPA

Lincoln Co.

WPA workers
grading hillside
for

Polly Ann Road

Lincoln Co.

County road bridge
construction

by the WPA

Livingston Co.

African
-
American school
constructed by
the WPA in
Smithland, KY

Livingston Co.

Panhandler
School
constructed by
the WPA in
Ledbetter, KY

Logan Co.

WPA workers
surfacing
Breathitt Avenue
in Russellville, KY

Logan Co.

Stone fence
around
Russellville
Stadium
constructed

by the WPA

Lyon Co.

Community
sanitation project
by the WPA

Sewer construction
project by the WPA
in
Kuttawa
, KY

Madison Co.

Outdoor
amphitheater
constructed by
the WPA at
Eastern State
Teachers College

Madison Co.

WPA workers
reconstructing
and enlarging
dam at the city
reservoir in
Richmond, KY

WPA workers grading
Trace Branch Road
with horses

Magoffin Co.

WPA workers
grading

Mine Fork Road

Marion Co.

School and
gymnasium
constructed with
native stone by
the WPA in
Bradfordsville, KY

Marion Co.

Storm sewer
construction by
the WPA in
Lebanon, KY

Marshall Co.

Sharps School
constructed

by the WPA

Marshall Co.

Brewer’s
School under
construction
by the WPA

Martin Co.

Courthouse
under
construction
by the WPA in
Inez, KY

Martin Co.

Tomahawk
School
constructed
by the WPA

Mason Co.

WPA workers
constructing a
reinforced
concrete bridge
in Maysville, KY

Maysville City
Incinerator built
by the WPA

McCracken Co.

Swimming pool
and clubhouse
of Noble Park,
Paducah, KY
constructed by
the WPA

McCracken Co.

Heath High
School in
Paducah, KY
constructed
by the WPA

McCreary Co.

Sidewalks and
streets
constructed by
the WPA in
Pine Knot, KY

McCreary Co.

Parker’s Lake
School built
by the WPA

McLean Co.


School building
constructed by
the WPA in
Sacramento, KY

McLean Co.

Fire Station and
Filtration Plant
constructed by
the WPA in
Calhoun, KY

Meade Co.

County Quarry
operated by
the WPA

Meade Co.

WPA worker
grading road
with bulldozer

Menifee Co.

Improvement
of Hawkins
Branch Road
by the WPA

Menifee Co.

Concrete surfacing
of Main and Court
Streets

by the WPA in
Frenchburg, KY

Mercer Co.

Concrete Pipe
Plant operated
by the WPA

Mercer Co.

Harrodsburg
Armory under
construction
by the WPA

Metcalfe Co.

County Board of
Education Office
constructed by
the WPA in
Edmonton, KY

Metcalfe Co.

Gymnasium
addition to
Edmonton High
School
constructed

by the WPA

Monroe Co.

Board of
Education Office
Building
constructed by
the WPA in
Tompkinsville, KY

Construction of Gamaliel
High School by the WPA

Bricks pressed
and burned by
WPA workers
for Gamaliel
High School
construction

Spencer Road
construction
by the WPA

Montgomery Co.

Carmargo
High School
constructed
by the WPA

Morgan Co.

Scrap pile collected
by the WPA in

West Liberty, KY

Morgan Co.

West Liberty
High School and
athletic field
constructed

by the WPA

Muhlenberg Co.

Grandstand and
athletic field
constructed by
the WPA in
Central Park, KY

Muhlenberg Co.

WPA workers
constructing
the Health
Building in
Greenville, KY