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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 ProjectsU.S. Courthouse (former) – Austin, TX

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The Austin U.S. Courthouse (former) is an excellent example of Depression-era Moderne architecture.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/28/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCity Hall - Austin, TX

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Renovations and enlargement of an existing 1906 city hall was done by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/28/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsJail - Kingfisher, OK

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Built in 1936, this building still houses the county jail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/27/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCounty Warehouse/Shop - Kingfisher, OK

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Built by the WPA in 1940 as a County Warehouse/Shop, it operates as such today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/27/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsKingfisher Park - Kingfisher, OK

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Kingfisher Park was a WPA project, and a few locations in the park show the WPA influence.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/26/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsNatchitoches Parish Courthouse – Natchitoches LA

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The three-story brick and concrete building is ornamented with bands of geometric patterns as well as two stone cuttings of American Indians on either side of the front entrance.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Louisiana

date approved: 5/24/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office Mural – Seymour, TX

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The mural “Comanches” was painted by artist Tom Lea.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/20/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGuadalupe County Courthouse – Seguin, TX

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The County Courthouse built in 1935 is the 3rd courthouse for Guadalupe County.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/20/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLow Water Crossing Bridge, Brackenridge Park – San Antonio, TX

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This concrete bridge bears the faint stamp “NYA 1939?. It crosses the San Antonio River at E. Woodlawn and River Avenue in Brackenridge Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/20/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCity Hall and Fire Station (former) – Mount Vernon, TX

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The two story building of natural stone had a garage for two fire trucks on the bottom and city offices. The second floor was utilized as an auditorium.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/20/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFireman’s Park Improvements – Brenham, TX

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The Works Progress Administration made improvements to the park consisting of a two-story hut, a kitchen, a beer garden, an American Legion Hall and a sixteen-sided building that houses an antique carousel.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/20/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHempstead County Courthouse – Hope, AR

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Art Deco style. The central part of the courthouse is five stories, with two-story wings on the north and sound elevations.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Arkansas

date approved: 5/20/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsColorado County Courthouse Improvements – Columbus, TX

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Improvements made to Courthouse built in 1891.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/20/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsUniversity of Texas Main Building and Library – Austin, TX

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Architect Paul P. Cret designed the building in 1930.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/20/2015

last visited: 5/23/2015

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WPA ProjectsNational Guard Armory - Batesville, Ar.

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This two-story sandstone building is located at 380 South Ninth Street in Batesville, Ar.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Arkansas

date approved: 5/20/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCherokee County Courthouse – Rusk TX

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The courthouse is a three-story center block on basement with two-story wings on either side.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/20/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsChambers County Courthouse – Anahuac, TX

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The current Chambers County courthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/18/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRita Blanca Lake – Dalhart, TX

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Lake created by a dam of compacted earth-fill that contains the rainfall runoff of the Rita Blanca and Carisso Creeks drainage area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/18/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office Mural – Brady, TX

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New Deal mural “Texas Immigrant” painted by Gordon Grant

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/18/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office Mural – Farmersville, TX

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The Farmersville post office houses an example of New Deal artwork: a Section of Fine Arts mural painted in 1941 by Jerry Bywaters.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/18/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsW.P.A. Longmont Post Office (former) - Longmont, CO

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This building was a W.P.A. project erected from 1935 to its opening on May 16, 1936.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 5/9/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWebster County Courthouse– Marshfield, Missouri

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County Courthouse for southwest Missouri Webster county in Marshfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/6/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPublic Information Building - Claremore, OK

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Built in 1940 as a WPA Project

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/5/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHoly City of the Wichitas - Lawton, OK

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The Holy City of the Wichitas has the longest running Easter Pagent in America.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TheRadcliffs

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/28/2015

last visited: 4/25/2015

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WPA ProjectsMount Scott Road - Wichita Mountains, OK

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Road leading to the peak of Mount Scott in the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TheRadcliffs

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/28/2015

last visited: 4/25/2015

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