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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 ProjectsGrade School - Ringling, OK

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This is a beautiful example of WPA construction in rural Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/13/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGymnasium - Lone Grove, OK

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This gymnasium is a beautiful example of superior WPA construction that has lasted for decades.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/13/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPlainview School - Ardmore, OK

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This is a beautiful example of the quality work done by the WPA in the 1930's.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/5/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPublic School - Camargo, OK

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This construction is not reminiscent of the usual Oklahoma WPA buildings.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/3/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPublic School - Vici, OK

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The Vici school and a gymnasium addition were constructed by WPA in 1935.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/2/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCity Hall - Vici, OK

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Vici City Hall was constructed as a WPA Project in 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/2/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office - Rockville, IN 47872

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The historic Rockville Post Office was constructed ca. 1937 with Treasury Department funds.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member KC9PDY

location: Indiana

date approved: 12/31/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office - Crawfordsville, IN 47933

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The historic Crawfordsville Post Office was constructed ca. 1940 with Treasury Department funds.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member KC9PDY

location: Indiana

date approved: 12/31/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office - Rensselaer, IN 47978

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The historic Rensselaer post office was constructed ca. 1937 with Treasury Department funds.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member KC9PDY

location: Indiana

date approved: 12/31/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office - Attica, IN 47918

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The Post Office in Attica, Indiana was built in 1935 using Federal Treasury Department funds.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member KC9PDY

location: Indiana

date approved: 12/31/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsElmwood Cemetery Wall - Woodward, OK

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The rock wall running across the front of Elmwood Cemetery was constructed by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/31/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWoodward County Court House - Woodward, OK

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This is another beautiful example of work done under the Federal programs to assist workers during the Great Depression.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/31/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsU.S. Post Office and Court House - Ada, OK

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This beautiful stone block building is still in use today as a post office.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/23/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsU.S. Post Office and Court House - Enid, OK

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This Federal Building is a contributing property to the Enid Downtown Historic District.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/23/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsU.S. Post Office and Kiowa Indian Agency - Anadarko, OK

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This is an extraordinary building constructed to be the post office as well as the Kiowa Indian Agency.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/23/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPedestrian Bridge - San Antonio, TX

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Bridge along the Riverwalk between Villita Street and Market Street where the river forms a loop.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/18/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsAmerican Legion Building - Woodward, OK

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Additions have been added to the west and south of the American Legion building which are now occupied by the City of Woodward.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/18/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCrystal Beach Park - Woodward, OK

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Crystal Beach Park contains several WPA projects completed in 1935-1936.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/18/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office - Wallace, ID

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It's a post office, it's built of brick with stone trim and it was built in Idaho in 1936. I'll bet it was a project of the Works Progress Administration

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Idaho

date approved: 12/16/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsKingfisher Armory - Kingfisher, OK

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No longer in use, this building housed the Oklahoma National Guard.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/15/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCliff Walk Sidewalk - Newport, RI

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WPA medallions were found along the Cliff Walk near the Forty Steps view and along the sidewalk between the Cliff Walk and Easton Beach.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 12/15/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWetumka Cemetery Wall and Pavilion - Wetumka, OK

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In 1935-1936, the WPA constructed a stone wall across the front of this cemetery, as well as a stone pavilion.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/12/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHome Economics Building- Wetumka, OK

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Located on the campus of Wetumka High School, this home economics building was constructed by the NYA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/12/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWetumka Armory - Wetumka, OK

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As with many of Oklahoma's armories, this was a project of the WPA in 1936.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/12/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBattle Island State Park Golf Course Improvements – Fulton, NY

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Battle Island State Park is the site of a battle in the French and Indian War. The golf course opened in 1916, but was improved with WPA funds around 1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 12/6/2017

last visited: never

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