New Mexico New Deal Sites November 2018 - Photo #22 - New Mexico Tech buildings

Photo: 8 November 2018.
FEAPW plaque mounted in the entrance of the New Mexico Tech Gymnasium: "New Mexico School of Mines Gymnasium - Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works - Project No. 5127". FEAPW was the original name for the Public Works Administration (PWA).[1]
  1. Records of the Public Works Administration [PWA], U.S. National Archives Guide to Federal Records website, accessed 28 November 2018: "FEAPW established by EO 6174, June 16, 1933, pursuant to the National Industrial Recovery Act (48 Stat. 200), same date, to prepare a comprehensive public works program. Renamed PWA and placed under Federal Works Agency, coordinating agency for federal public works activities, by Reorganization Plan No. I of 1939, effective July 1, 1939. PWA abolished, 1943. SEE 135.1."
  2. National Industrial Recovery Act of 1933, Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries Social Welfare History Project, website accessed 28 November 2018.
  3. Public Works Administration (PWA), 1933-1943, Living New Deal website, accessed 28 November 2018.