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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 ProjectsGirl Scout Hut - Stillwater, OK

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This Girl Scout Lodge is still being used as such. It is also the meeting place for the Stillwater Friends worship services.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/8/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCity Park Volunteer Fireman's Memorial Bandshell - Reading, PA

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The City Park Volunteer Fireman's Memorial was funded by WPA funds.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Janila

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/8/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHulen Park Bleachers - Cleburne, TX

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Bleachers were originally for a baseball diamond. They are now in front of tennis courts.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/2/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFire Service Training School - OSU - Stillwater, OK

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This fire station was built as a cooperative effort of the City of Stillwater, the State University (originally known as Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College), and the Public Works Administration (PWA).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/31/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBuffalo Hunting - Livingston, TX

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Located in the new Post Office which is open 9-5 Mon-Fri and 9-Noon on Saturday.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/25/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHigh School - Goodrich, TX

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WPA built the original high school building in 1936, the original elementary wing in 1937, and the original central auditorium in 1935.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/25/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHigh School Gymnasium/Auditorium - Caddo, OK

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This building is still in use on the Caddo High School campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/17/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHigh School Gymnasium – Gorman TX

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Located behind the current high school in Gorman, Texas is a blond brick two story gymnasium that bears a Works Progress Administration plaque, dates 1935-1937.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/16/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGeorge Washington Elementary School - Durant, OK

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This school was built by the WPA in 1939, in the Spanish Colonial style.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/16/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGodley School – Godley TX

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A 1937 gymnasium and a 1939 auditorium were joined into a single building by a 1940 main building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/16/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPublic School - Tolar, TX

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Of native stone, it contains eight class rooms, study hall, library, office, text book room and auditorium

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/16/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsDauffau Gymnasium - Dauffau, TX

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41584 FM 2481, Hico, TX 76457

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/16/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSchool Building - Gorman, TX

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Rock building behind the current Gorman High School.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/16/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPublic School - Desdemona, TX

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Buff brick building. Main section is two stories, with one story wings on each side. There is a plaque on the main/center section "Works Progress Administration 1935-1937"

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/16/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSchool Athletic Field - Gorman, TX

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The rock entrance and ticket booths with the plaque are dated 1938-1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/16/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMunicipal Building - De Leon, TX

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The Works Progress Administration built the municipal building in De Leon, Texas in 1940. The building had several uses and housed the City Hall, Fire Station, Auditorium, and Library.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/16/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRobert Lee Williams Public Library - Durant, OK

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This beautiful limestone building was constructed in 1936 as a WPA project.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/13/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office - Okanogan, WA

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A legacy of the New Deal and the WPA, the Okanogan Post Office is nearly unique in the Northwest, sharing its style with only one other post office in the environs.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 7/12/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office - Omak, WA

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One of only two American Colonial Post Offices of the type in the Northwest, the Omak Post Office shares its style with only one other post office in the environs, that of sister city Okanogan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 7/12/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHigh School Gym - Dublin, TX

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Recreation is what it says across the top of the building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/12/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCity Jail - Durant, OK

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Built in 1937-1938, this original city jail is located just north of the current Durant Police Department.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/10/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsEastland City Park – Eastland TX

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The Works Progress Administration built the entrance gates and wall around the Eastland City Park. The project also included the building of picnic tables and restrooms.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/9/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsClairette School (former) Improvements – Dublin, TX

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This school is actually 14 miles West of Dublin on Hwy-6 in the small community of Clairette.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/9/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGymnasium/Auditorium - Hico, TX

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Combination Gymnasium-Auditorium with concrete foundation and cut stone masonry walls. Wood floors.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/9/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLakeview Road Bridge - Vic. Stillwater, OK

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This WPA bridge is out in the countryside, about two miles east of Lake Carl Blackwell.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/6/2018

last visited: never

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