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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 ProjectsBlanco School - Blanco, TX

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1940 National Youth Administration project

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/22/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPenelope High School - Penelope, TX

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The Works Progress Administration built the Penelope Rural High School, School Dist. 8. The one-story brick building bearing white cement decorations at the top was completed in 1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/22/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsDalworthington Gardens – Dalworthington Gardens, TX

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Dalworthington Gardens (named that for its proximity to Dallas, Fort Worth, and Arlington) was established in 1934 as a subsistence homestead project by the Resettlement Administration.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/21/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsOld Rio Blanco Courthouse - Meeker, CO

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Built in 1935 as a WPA project, this building is now the Meeker Municipal Court, City Hall and Human Service building. The building is reputed to be haunted.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 5/21/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWortham Gym - Wortham, TX

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Rock walled gymnasium

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/21/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office (former) – Arlington TX

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The former post office built in 1939 Federal Works Administration.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/21/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsKooken School – Arlington TX

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North Side School at this location burned in 1909. In 1938, officials got WPA funding and a new school was built which opened in 1939. The school was named after John A. Kooken, a long-time superintendent of the Arlington School District.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/21/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGymnasium - Hennessey, OK

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This school gymnasium was constructed in 1941 by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/21/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPioneer School Rock Gymnasium - Waukomis, OK

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This rock gymnasium is attached to the back of an earlier classroom building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/16/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBathhouse - Crescent, OK

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This bathhouse stands next to the municipal pool in Crescent.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/16/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFulton Grammar School - Fulton, MS

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Fulton Grammar School was built in 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 5/8/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office – Anson TX

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Built in 1938 with federal funding.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/8/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsShady Grove School - Hulbert, OK

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Shady Grove School is located about 2.5 miles northeast of Hulbert.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/8/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLost City School - Hulbert, OK

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Lost City school is almost hidden among building additions and can only be observed through a chain link fence.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/8/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLincoln School - Wagoner, OK

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This four-room school building was constructed as a WPA project in 1939-1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/8/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGrassy Creek Bridge – Navasota TX

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The Grassy Creek Bridge is a stringer type bridge that carried Texas State Highway 105 over Grassy Creek in Grimes County, Texas southeast of Navasota.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/30/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCity Hall - Wagoner, OK

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Constructed by the WPA in 1936-7, this City Hall building still houses Wagoner's city offices.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/30/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHigh School Stadium – Navasota TX

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An amphitheater type football stadium was constructed in 1934 using WPA funds.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/30/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPool & Bathhouse - Navasota, TX

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Bathhouse and swimming pool completed in 1936.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/30/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLanda Park Improvements – New Braunfels, TX

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The “Landa Haus” special event building is one of the WPA projects in the Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/30/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsOld Rock Gym – Navasota TX

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Art Deco Gym erected by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/30/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHighway 81 Roadside Park (former) – Belton TX

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The roadside park was along HWY-81 near the Lampasas River. When I-35 was built replacing HWY-81 the roadside park was destroyed.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/30/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsNorthgate Station Post Office – College Station TX

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The historic Northgate Station post office was constructed from 1936-7 with federal Treasury Department funds. The building, which once housed an example of New Deal artwork, is still in service

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/27/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWagoner County Courthouse - Wagoner, OK

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The WPA constructed this courthouse in 1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/27/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsClifton School - Clifton, TX

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Art Deco School made of brick. Walls trimmed with pre-cast white stone (made on job).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/27/2018

last visited: never

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