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On May 6, 1935, Franklin Delano Roosevelt created the Works Progress Administration (WPA) to employ the millions of Americans left unemployed by economic depression. This category is to waymark the projects created by the people employed by the WPA agency.
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WPA ProjectsOklahoma Land Rush Mural - Drumright, OK

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This WPA-sponsored mural is located int he lobby of the Drumright Post Office.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/22/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSchool Gymnasium (demolished) – Jourdanton TX

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The gym’s cornerstone and WPA plaque have been preserved in a brick enclosure on the school grounds.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 9/22/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMcCarty School - Vic. Elmore City, OK

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The McCarty School was built to educate children in the rural area northeast of Elmore City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/22/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFort Peck Project- Fort Peck, Montana

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According to the sign, the Fort Peck Project was "the single largest employer of the New Deal"

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Bon Echo

location: Montana

date approved: 9/22/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsKatie School - Katie, OK

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Katie School is located southeast of Elmore City, in a town of about 350 residents.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/22/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSatterwhite School - Garvin County, OK

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Satterwhite School was a rural school for the area south of Elmore City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/22/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsVocational Education Building- Elmore City, OK

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This WPA-constructed vo-ed building is located on the north side of the Elmore City High School campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/22/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSchool Gymnasium - Elmore City, OK

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This gymnasium is a rare example of a red brick gym.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/22/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsEvant High School Gymnasium/Auditorium – Evant TX

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Large building along HWY-281 in Coryell County town of Evant.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 9/16/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsReno Avenue Culvert - Harrah, OK

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This culvert is located on Reno Avenue, between Dobbs Road and Harrah Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/16/2018

last visited: never

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WPA Projects10th Street & Dobbs Road Culverts - Harrah, OK

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Two culverts are located at the intersection of 10th Street and Dobbs Road, about one mile west of Harrah.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/16/2018

last visited: never

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WPA Projects10th Street & Luther Road Culvert - Harrah, OK

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This culvert is located at the intersection of 10th Street and Luther Road, west of Harrah.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/15/2018

last visited: never

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WPA Projects10th Street & Autumn Lane Culvert - Harrah, OK

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This culvert crosses under 10th Street west of Harrah.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/15/2018

last visited: never

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WPA Projects10th Street Culvert - Oklahoma County, OK

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This culvert is located about 200 feet east of the intersection of 10th Street and Peebly Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/15/2018

last visited: never

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WPA Projects10th Street & Peebly Road Culverts - Oklahoma County, OK

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This pair of culverts is located on the north and south sides of the intersection of 10th Street and Peebly Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/15/2018

last visited: never

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WPA Projects10th & Choctaw Road Culvert - Choctaw, OK

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This culvert is located on 10th Street east of the town of Choctaw.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/15/2018

last visited: never

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WPA Projects10th Street Bridge - Choctaw, OK

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This WPA bridge is located along 10th Street in Choctaw.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/15/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSchool - Milford, TX

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The Works Project Administration built this school in Milford, Texas in 1940. The official project number was 65-1-66-186.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 9/10/2018

last visited: 9/10/2018

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WPA ProjectsRotary Park - Cushing, OK

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This is a park originally built by the WPA, and currently sponsored by the Cushing Rotary Club.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/6/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsAirport Hangar - Cushing Regional Airport - Cushing, OK

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This large airport hangar was built by the WPA in 1941.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/6/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMemorial Park - Cushing, OK

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This is a large city park with many activities, originally built by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/6/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCallaway County Courthouse - Fulton, MO

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Fourth Courthouse...and still in use.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 9/4/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBee County Courthouse Addition – Beeville TX

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The Bee County, Texas Courthouse was built in 1912. In 1941 a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project built an L-plan brick addition to the south side of the courthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 9/4/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsArmory - Cushing, OK

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The Cushing Armory is a nicely designed native stone building that served the military well.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/4/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsNewport School - Newport, TX

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Located at Gin and School House Roads, the 1939 Newport School building was constructed with help from the WPA, and it still serves Newport as a community center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 9/1/2018

last visited: never

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