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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 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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WPA ProjectsGreen Lakes State Park Golf Course – Fayetteville, NY

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The Golf Course was designed by Trent Jones in 1935.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 12/6/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCompany E of the 167th Infantry of the Alabama National Guard Armory - Guntersville, AL

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The Company E of the 167th Infantry of the Alabama National Guard Armory was one of 36 buildings constructed by the WPA for the Alabama National Guard.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/6/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsAddition to Seminole County Courthouse - Wewoka, OK

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The addition on the south end of the Seminole County Courthouse was a WPA project in 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/3/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCollin County Jail Remodel - McKinney, TX

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Designed by F.E. Ruffini, Architect of numerous Public Buildings in Texas in the late 19th century. Completed in 1880, it was modified in 1938 with Funds from the Federal Public Works Administration.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/28/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSeminole Indian Village Scene - Seminole, OK

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This New Deal mural is displayed in the lobby of the Seminole Post Office.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 11/25/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsChase Park - Seminole, OK

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Work was done in Chase Park in 1937 and 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 11/25/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office - Seminole, OK

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The Seminole post office is similar to other post offices built with Treasury Department funding.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 11/25/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGrayson County Courthouse - Sherman, TX

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Contracts were awarded on December 15, 1934, for the construction of the Grayson County Courthouse. It is a four story and basement building with reinforced-concrete skeleton frame.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/16/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHouston Elementary School and Auditorium - Denison, TX

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School is one story yellow brick anchored on the East end by the Auditorium.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/13/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPublic Library - Broken Bow, OK

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The Broken Bow public library building was constructed by the NYA in the 1930's.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 11/5/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGrade School - Stroud, OK

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This WPA-built grade school is now attached to a new school constructed in 1958.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/31/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHigh School Wall - Stroud, OK

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The WPA built a five foot high stone wall around three sides of the high school football field.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/31/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsOld Stroud School - Stroud, OK

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This school is located northwest of Stroud, north of the Turner Turnpike.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/31/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsAvery School - Avery, OK

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This school, long abandoned, once educated the children of this prosperous agricultural town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/31/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWheatland School - Wheatland, OK

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One of the many small rural schools built by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/31/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWill Rogers Airport Hangar #3 - Oklahoma City, OK

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This hangar is the northernmost of two almost identical hangars.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/31/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRecreation Hall - Stephenville, TX

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Building now houses the Stephenville Parks and Recreation Offices. It is still used for youth sports activities.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/26/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsAuditorium-Gymnasium & School Building - Gonzales, TX

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Both buildings have cornerstones with markings. They are blond brick structures.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/24/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGonzales Memorial Museum, Amphitheater and Reflecting Pool – Gonzales, TX

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The memorial includes a museum, amphitheatre and reflecting pool designed by acclaimed architects Phelps & Dewees.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/24/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHigh School Gym - Winnsboro, TX

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Beautiful Rock Gymnasium started in 1938 and completed in 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/23/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsU.S. Post Office - DeQueen, AR

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The DeQueen Post Office was built under the auspices of the U.S. Treasury Department.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Arkansas

date approved: 10/20/2017

last visited: never

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