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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 ProjectsInfirmary Building, Missouri State Hospital Number 3 – Nevada, Missouri

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Historic former infirmary building for state hospital constructed is a PWA project in Nevada Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/30/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFormer Libby City Hall - Libby, MT

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The Libby Police Department has taken over what was at one time the Libby City Hall. At one time the building was city hall, police department and jail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 3/13/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWPA Building - Davis, CA

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The only WPA building in Davis.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 2/19/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCherokee Terrace - Enid, OK

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This property is now section 8 housing and listed on NRHP in 2013.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/13/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsReconstruction of the French Market -- New Orleans LA

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First built in 1782, by the 1930s the French market has crumbled into disrepair. The WPA project to restore it saved this historic area for future generations to enjoy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Louisiana

date approved: 2/11/2015

last visited: 12/28/2014

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WPA ProjectsBonner County's First Courthouse - Sandpoint, ID

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The first and second county courthouses in Sandpoint are side-by-side and have actually been turned into a single complex over the years. The WPA aided in renovating the old courthouse in the '30s, while major additions occurred from 1973 on.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Idaho

date approved: 1/26/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsJournalism Building - U of M - Missoula, MT

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Though the Faculty of Journalism was founded in 1914, it had no permanent and acceptable home until 1937, when this building was completed with the aid of PWA funding. Quite a step up from the original four tents pitched in 1914.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 1/5/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsTulare City Hall - Tulare, CA

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The Tulare City Hall was a project of the Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works, the originall name of the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 12/29/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMontana State Hospital - Warm Springs, MT

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This hospital for those with addictive and mental disorders was begun in 1877 and continues today as the Warm Springs State Hospital.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/22/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWhitefish Lake Golf Club - Whitefish, MT

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The Whitefish Lake Golf Club got its start in the 1920s, got a big boost from the WPA in 1935 and several boosts in later years to eventually make it the only 36-hole complex in Montana.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/22/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPolson Fire Station No. 1 - Polson, MT

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On the west side of First Street, just north of Second Avenue, the Polson Fire Hall, Police Station and City Hall are attached, in a civic complex.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/22/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPolson City Hall - Polson, MT

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In the midst of the Great Depression Polson was one of the cities which received a brand new city Hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/22/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsVine Hill School and Church - Wheelerville, MO

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A WPA-built multipurpose building in rural Barry County, Missouri

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member MountainWoods

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/28/2014

last visited: 11/26/2014

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WPA ProjectsDixon School - Dixon, MT

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This 1919 school was upgraded in 1938 with WPA funds and remains in use today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 11/22/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office Mural - Endicott, NY

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WPA Mural in Post Office of the building of Endicott in 1901

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 11/17/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCourthouse - Van Buren, MO

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WPA Project no. 168, still an active Courtney courthouse,original building - original purpose

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 9/8/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsColorado State Hospital - Pueblo, CO

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Superintendent Dr. Frank Zimmerman used the WPA to help erect buildings for the hospital and dairy farm.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 9/7/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRaab Rd arch bridge - Lucas County, Ohio

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Raab Rd (CR 47) arch bridge over Langenderfer Ditch in Spencer Twp, Lucas County, Ohio. Constructed in 1938.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member buffalohiker

location: Ohio

date approved: 9/7/2014

last visited: 8/25/2014

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WPA ProjectsScout Cabin - Veedersburg, IN

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At the Hub Park, in Veedersburg, Indiana, there is a traditional log construction "Scout Cabin", built in 1934, by W.P.A. workers from locally grown logs.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kc9pdy

location: Indiana

date approved: 8/24/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFitzsimons Army Hospital and WWI Medical Staff Memorial - Aurora, CO

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The WPA upgraded infrastructure as well as building this WWI memorial dedicated to the Medical Staff who lost their lives during the hostilities.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/4/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWest Salem City Hall - Salem, Oregon

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Art Deco style former City Hall building

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 7/7/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsVeterans Lake - Sulphur, OK

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Veterans Lake is one of many combined CCC and WPA projects in Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/1/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRomance of the Mail - Sulphur, OK

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The Sulphur Post Office lobby contains one of the many WPA-sponsored murals found in post offices throughout the country.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/30/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSulphur Post Office - Sulphur, OK

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This is another project of the WPA's extensive government building construction.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/30/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSandpoint Community Hall - Sandpoint, ID

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Begun as a boy scout project early in 1935, this log community hall eventually became a national project, with financial input from an alphabet soup of organizations, from the I.E.R.A to the W.P.A. to the U.S.O.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Idaho

date approved: 6/17/2014

last visited: never

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