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History quiz

QUESTION: The Works Project Administration carried out numerous projects throughout the Upper Peninsula during the Great Depression, including the Powell Township School and the Negaunee Public Library. Which of these projects in Marquette was not done under the auspices of the WPA?

a. The Father Marquette mural in the Post Office

b. Sewers and a pumping station in north Marquette

c.The bandshell at Presque Isle Park

d. New trees planted at Williams and Harlow Parks.

ANSWER: C. The bandshell was built by Frank Morin in 1935. He had submitted the winning bid of $1824.57 but later went back to the city for more money, claiming that it actually cost him $3347.81.

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