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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 ProjectsBelvin Hall - Huntsville, TX

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Belvin Hall was the first student residence constructed on the campus of Sam Houston State University, then called Sam Houston State Teachers College.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 1/31/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFormer Spearfish City Hall - Spearfish, South Dakota

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Historic former City Hall constructed by the WPA in Spearfish, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/23/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCallahan County Hospital - Baird, TX

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Gaskill-McDaniel Architects

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 1/17/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office - Eastland, TX

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Blond brick building with base relief carvings of ship, train and airplane above the door.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 1/10/2016

last visited: never

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WPA Projects1935 Mark Twain Memorial Bridge - Hannibal MO Image

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Part of the old Mark Twain Memorial Bridge remains, A plaque in some concrete railing left in place in a park like setting. The old bridge served from 1936 to 2000. It was Project N0. 3624.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Missouri

date approved: 12/29/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCity Hall (former) - Coalinga, CA

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This former City Hall was erected in 1939 as an Administration of Public Works Federal Relief Project and served the city of Coalinga for many years until a more recent City Hall was constructed next door.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 12/25/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsKnight Library - University of Oregon – Eugene, OR

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Knight Library was known as the New Library when first constructed in 1937 and aided by PWA funds.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/10/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLampasas City Hall Mural – Lampasas TX

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It was originally located in the Lampasas post office, but was moved to city hall when the post office moved to a new location.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/9/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFalls County Courthouse - Marlin, TX

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It is a fine example of art deco construction made of limestone and featuring marble stairways at its entrances.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/30/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPort Washington Breakwater Lighthouse- Port Washington WI

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Port Washington Breakwater Lighthouse is on Lake Michigan, Port Washington Wisconsin. It was was built in 1931 under the WPA program.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 11/24/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsU. S. Post Office and Federal Building, Rockingham, NC

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"U. S. Post Office and Federal Building is a historic post office building located at Rockingham, Richmond County, North Carolina."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/22/2015

last visited: 11/22/2015

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WPA ProjectsPublic Library - Kilgore, TX

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Designed in a style reminiscent of cottages in the French province of Normandy.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/22/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsTietze Park Pavilion - Dallas, TX

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The stone pavilion at the center of the park was a WPA project built in 1934.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/16/2015

last visited: 2/3/2016

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WPA ProjectsPhillipsburg City Park Pedestrian Stone Bridge - Phillipsburg, KS

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Located in the Phillipsburg City Park across from the restrooms and parking area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mr.volkswagen

location: Kansas

date approved: 11/12/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPhillipsburg CityPark Road Stone Bridge - Phillipsburg, KS

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Located in the Phillipsburg City Park. You drive over this bridge to get to the campground on the hill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mr.volkswagen

location: Kansas

date approved: 11/12/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWire Bridge Over the Androscoggin River - Topsham, Maine

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The Wire Bridge was rebuilt by the WPA from 1936-1938 after it was severely damaged in a flood.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Maine

date approved: 11/10/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsKillough Grave Monument -- Killough Cemetery, Cherokee Co. TX

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The Killough graves monument was built by the WPA in Cherokee Co. TX

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/2/2015

last visited: 8/23/2015

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WPA ProjectsOakwood Cemetery walls -- Cisco TX

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The beautiful native sandstone and local stonewalls on three sides of Oakwood Cemetery are built by the WPA in the 1930s

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 10/20/2015

last visited: 1/16/2016

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WPA ProjectsCity Hall - Cedartown, GA

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Was also police and fire stations, now remodeled and used as an annex to the court house.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Georgia

date approved: 10/14/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBarton Springs Sunken Garden - Austin, TX

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The Sunken Gardens, enclosed by circular stones, was built between 1935-38 on the south side of the creek by the National Youth Administration.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/4/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFormer Grand Rapids Public Museum - Grand Rapids, Michigan

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This building was one of the last projects to be funded by the W.P.A. in response to the Great Depression, and served as home to the Grand Rapids Public Museum until 1994.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Michigan

date approved: 10/4/2015

last visited: 1/2/2016

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WPA ProjectsPost Office (former) – Lampasas TX

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Former post office is now a private residence.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/4/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office – Clifton TX

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The historic Clifton, Texas post office was constructed with federal Treasury Department funds in 1940. The building is still in service.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 9/15/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office – Hamilton,TX

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This post office in Hamilton was constructed with New Deal funds in 1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 9/9/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office Mural – Quanah TX

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The mural “The Naming of Quanah,” by Jerry Bywaters, was completed with Treasury Section of Fine Arts funds in 1938.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 9/9/2015

last visited: never

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