wpa: American Legion Hut Searcy AR today. On National Historic Register. - 04/05/19 07:22 AM

Searcy AR
American Legion Hut
You drive by this almost daily and think nothing about it but is one of Searcy's oldest and most historic buildings.  It is on Race Street across from the White County Courthouse.  It was constructed in 1939 with native fieldstone with funding support from Works Progress Administration (WPA).  It was placed on the U. S. National Register of Historic Places in 1991.
What you don't see and if you are like me, you may have never seen the back of the building.  I took a picture and here it is.  It almost appears to be an add-on but only … (5 comments)

wpa: Civilian Conservation Corps? Public Works Program? What is happening in this picture? - 03/20/10 05:44 AM

I'm putting this picture on my blog with no memory of where I got it.  It makes me think of the Great Depression and the work that was done during the 30's and very early 40's by the WPA and the CCC.  I put up a blog a few months ago regarding a relative's discharge papers from the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1941.  He was shipped from California back to Georgia and was about 17 years old.
Could this have been in his estate pictures?  The first guy beside the truck stands like he did.  The amazing thing to me, … (10 comments)

 
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