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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 ProjectsCity Park - Kilgore, TX

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The WPA did extensive rock work to create this City Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/17/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsUS Post Office - Sedro-Woolley, WA

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A one story red brick building with a flat roof constructed by the US Treasury in 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Washington

date approved: 3/17/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsTerminus of the Railroad - post office - Weatherford, OK

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This mural is on display in the lobby of the Weatherford Post Office.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/17/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office - Weatherford, OK

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The Weatherford post office was constructed with Treasury Department funding.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/17/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsU.S. Postoffice (Former) - Kilgore, TX

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Is now the Kilgore History & Arts Center and is home to 4 WPA Murals.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/17/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsStatue of Brother Bryan -- Birmingham AL

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The beloved statue of Brother Bryant in the Five Points area of Birmingham is part of the Public Works of Art Project, part of the New Deal Works Progress administration

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/12/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office - Gladewater, TX

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The house appropriations committee, Washington, approved treasury and post office building projects including Gladewater in Feb. 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/12/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsKilgore College Admin Office - Kilgore, TX

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Designed by the San Antonio firm of Phelps & Dewees, the Kilgore College administration building remains a good example of art moderne architecture.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/12/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCarlton Cemetery - Florence, MT

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Behind the Carlton Cowboy Church and the new Carlton Community Church, the Florence-Carlton Cemetery has been here essentially as long as has the church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 3/6/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office and Courthouse Extension - Missoula, MT

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Government employed architect James Knox Taylor designed Missoula's Federal Building, construction of which began in 1911. Opened in 1913, it was expanded in 1927 with an annex. It was further expanded, with another annex, opened in October of 1937.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 3/6/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMissoula International Airport - Missoula, MT

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Construction on Missoula International Airport was begun in 1938, with the grand opening taking place in 1941.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 3/6/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFort Missoula - Missoula, MT

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Established in 1877 as the only permanent military post west of the Continental Divide, Fort Missoula had a long career, outlasting all other Montana forts. Active through two world wars, it was finally decommissioned in 1948, after 71 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 3/6/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBroadwater County Courthouse - Townsend, MT

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Completed in 1935 with the benefit PWA funds, the Broadwater County Courthouse must have been built at least reasonably well, as it remains the Broadwater County Courthouse today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 3/6/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGlen Rose School - Glen Rose, TX

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WPA grant was obtained in 1939 to build a school.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/6/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSharpe Memorial Park Arena - Purcell, OK

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This rodeo arena and grandstands were a WPA Project in 1938.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/2/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRed Hill Park Picnic Pavilion - Purcell, OK

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The Red Hill Park Recreation Area is located on a high hill on the northeast edge of Purcell.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/2/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsAdams Avenue Overpass – Temple TX

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The Adams Avenue Overpass is a 285 foot long steel stringer bridge that takes West Adams Avenue over multiple tracks of the former Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe Railway (now BNSF Railway) in Temple, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/2/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWhitebead Gymnasium - Pauls Valley, OK

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The Whitebead School District serves children from the Pauls Valley area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/2/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLee School - Pauls Valley, OK

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Lee School is one of three WPA schools built in Pauls Valley in 1939-1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/2/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsJefferson School - Pauls Valley, OK

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Jefferson Elementary school is one of three built by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/2/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWalker School & Gymnasium - Pauls Valley, OK

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This former school is located about 6 miles east of Pauls Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/2/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsJackson School - Pauls Valley, OK

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Built in 1940, Jackson School is still in use today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/2/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsJoy Gymnasium - Wynnewood, OK

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Joy is a rural area about three miles south of Wynnewood.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/2/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBecker Elementary School and Addition - Austin TX

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The firm of Giesecke and Harris designed the building, which opened in October 1936.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 2/25/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGymnasium/Auditorium - Davis, OK

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This gynmnasium is located at the center of the Davis school campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/25/2019

last visited: never

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