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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 ProjectsPost Office Mural - Kellogg, ID

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One of only six in the State of Idaho, this post office mural was actually the artist's second attempt at pleasing the local audience.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Idaho

date approved: 7/26/2017

last visited: never

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Deemed Classical Revival in style, this small town brick post office bears many of the hallmarks of New Deal buildings of the 1930s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Idaho

date approved: 7/26/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGallatin County High School - Bozeman, MT

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First there was the 1902 Romanesque styled brick Gallatin County High School, then there was the 1936-37 Art Deco Gallatin County High School. Now there is just the 1936-37 Art Deco Wilsson School

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 7/12/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBozeman Armory - Bozeman, MT

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The Bozeman Armory was one of a great many built in the U.S. as an immediate response to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour on December 7, 1941, "A day which will live in infamy".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 7/11/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGallatin County Courthouse - Bozeman, MT

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One of the handful of PWA projects that Bozeman and Gallatin County received in the '30s, the Gallatin County Courthouse was designed by local architect Fred F. Willson and done in the Art Deco style.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 7/10/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsTonkawa Armory - Tonkawa, OK

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Construction of this armory brought employment to financially hurting citizens of Tonkawa during the Depression, under the Works Progress Administration program.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/1/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRobert E. Lee School - Durant, OK

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The Robert E. Lee school was constructed under WPA and is still a school today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/29/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGroveton School Gymnasium – Groveton TX

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The Works Progress Administration (WPA) constructed this building out of limestone between 1935 and 1937.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/29/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHigh School - Groveton, TX

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Native limestone rock building built in 1941 by the Works Progress Administration (WPA).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/29/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRoadside Park – La Grange TX

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This roadside park, constructed adjacent to U.S. Hwy 77, was part of the development of roadside parks begun in 1935 in anticipation of tourists and visitors to Texas for the 1936 Texas Centennial celebration.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/21/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office – La Grange TX

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The cornerstone for this New Deal Post Office was laid in 1936, construction was not completed until 1937. It is still in use today.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/21/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLaBolt Bathhouse, WPA Project, LaBolt, South Dakota

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A stone building located along LaBolt Lake. Elevation 1372

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/21/2017

last visited: never

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A Treasury Section of Fine Arts-commissioned oil-on-canvas mural entitled “Horses” was created by Tom Lewis in 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/21/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFullerton Post Office - Fullerton, CA

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A historic post office in downtown Fullerton.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/15/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsDrainage Canal - Fullerton, CA

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A concrete drainage canal in downtown Fullerton was built by the WPA in 1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/15/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsShelter House/Chapel - Olathe, Ks.

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This one story limestone building is located at the southern end of the Olathe Cemetery - 738 N Chestnut St, Olathe, Ks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Kansas

date approved: 6/1/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsTrinity County Jail - Groveton, TX

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The W.P.A. Trinity County jail was built on the courthouse square in 1938 and is still in use today.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/29/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHouston County Courthouse - Crockett, TX

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Houston County has had 5 courthouse. This current courthouse was built in 1939 with funds from the Public Works Administartion.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/27/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFederal Building - Binghamton, NY

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This is a contributing building in the State Street-Henry Street Historic District. It has Neoclassic and Art Deco elements. It is made of Indiana limestone and granite.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 5/17/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office - Johnson City, NY

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This Post Office, built in Colonial Revival style, is on the National Register of Historic Places. The contractor was Oscar Weinstein.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 5/17/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office - Wharton, TX

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The historic post office in Wharton, Texas was completed in 1936 with federal Treasury Department funds. The building is still in service.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/17/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office - Towanda, PA

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This is a basic brick building with a cornerstone. It was designed by Harry C. Child

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/16/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office - Endicott, NY

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It is Colonial Revival style, built by Douglas Crocker and Walter Whitlack. This building is on the National Register of Historic Places.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 5/16/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office - El Campo, TX

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The historic post office in El Campo, Texas was built with Treasury Department funds in 1938. The building is still in use today.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/15/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsDunn Field - Elmira, NY

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Dunn Field was named for Edward Joseph Dunn, banker and capitalist, president of the Elmira Chamber of Commerce.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 5/15/2017

last visited: never

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