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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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Image for Saginaw School - Saginaw, TXview gallery

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WPA ProjectsSaginaw School - Saginaw, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker at the Saginaw Elementary School, 100 Bluebonnet St, Saginaw, TX, indicates that it was built by the WPA during the 1930s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 11/20/2013

last visited: 8/24/2019

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WPA added landscaping to the original school at 2613 Roosevelt, Fort Worth Texas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Texas

date approved: 7/30/2010

last visited: 12/8/2010

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WPA ProjectsNorth Side High School - Fort Worth Texas

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North Side High School was a joint project between the PWA, WPA and the Fort Worth Independent School District.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Texas

date approved: 7/17/2010

last visited: 1/24/2015

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WPA ProjectsWashington Heights Elementary School - Fort Worth, Texas

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The Works Progress Administration built a gymnasium at 3215 North Houston in Fort Worth Texas for the original Washington Heights Elementary School.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Texas

date approved: 7/30/2010

last visited: 12/8/2010

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WPA ProjectsJ. P. Elder Middle School Annex Improvements – Fort Worth TX

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Building erected in 1918 as North Dallas High School. The brown and tan sandstone wall are part of the Civil Works Administration enhancement of the school grounds completed in 1934.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/9/2019

last visited: never

Image for North Hi Mount Elementary School – Fort Worth, TXview gallery

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WPA ProjectsNorth Hi Mount Elementary School – Fort Worth, TX

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This school is still in use for public education.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/3/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsArlington Heights - Fort Worth Texas

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This WPA project is located at 4501 W Freeway in Fort Worth, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Texas

date approved: 7/27/2010

last visited: 7/28/2010

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WPA ProjectsDenver Avenue Elementary - Fort Worth Texas

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The Works Progress Administration built two additions to the original school. School is located at 1412 Denver Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76164. The landscaping was also completed by the WPA and there is a WPA marker on the northeast side of the building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Texas

date approved: 7/30/2010

last visited: 8/24/2019

Image for South High Mount  Elementary  - Fort Worth Texasview gallery

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WPA ProjectsSouth High Mount Elementary - Fort Worth Texas

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This public school is located at 4101 Birchman Ave in Fort Worth, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Texas

date approved: 7/27/2010

last visited: 7/28/2010

Image for Will Rogers Coliseum - Fort Worth Texasview gallery

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WPA ProjectsWill Rogers Coliseum - Fort Worth Texas

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The Will Rogers Memorial Center was built by funds from the Public Works Administration. PWA project 1342

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Texas

date approved: 8/27/2010

last visited: 5/19/2018

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WPA ProjectsFarrington Field - Fort Worth Texas

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Farrington Field was a Works Progress Administration Project.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Texas

date approved: 6/9/2011

last visited: 3/3/2017

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WPA ProjectsFort Worth Botanic Garden – Fort Worth TX

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This garden was worked on by the CWA, NYA, RFC, and the WPA. All organizations of the "New Deal".

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/30/2019

last visited: 6/1/2019

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WPA ProjectsTrinity Park - Fort Worth, TX

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Brick shelter is near the Police/Fireman Memorial.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/4/2019

last visited: never

Image for Tarrant County WPA Bridge - Keller Texasview gallery

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WPA ProjectsTarrant County WPA Bridge - Keller Texas

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A small bridge built in 1939 by the Works Progress Administration.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Texas

date approved: 9/28/2009

last visited: 10/1/2009

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WPA ProjectsFort Wolters – Mineral Wells, TX

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The Works Progress Administration (WPA) was active at the camp from 1938 to 1940. The most visible remnant of the WPA work is the entry gate to the camp off of U.S. Highway 180.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/1/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFort Worth Zoo - Fort Worth Texas

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The Works Progress Administration helped improve the Fort Worth City Zoo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Texas

date approved: 7/27/2010

last visited: 7/13/2019

Image for Charles E. Nash Elementary School Landscaping - Fort Worth, TXview gallery

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WPA ProjectsCharles E. Nash Elementary School Landscaping - Fort Worth, TX

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The covering over the terrace appears new. This is behind a locked fence to restrict access to school property.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/4/2019

last visited: never

Image for Decatur High School and Gymnasium/Auditorium - Decatur, TXview gallery

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WPA ProjectsDecatur High School and Gymnasium/Auditorium - Decatur, TX

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Three plaques verify that these buildings were erected by the WPA 1938-1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 9/1/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office (former) Mural – Decatur TX

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Section of Fine Arts mural “Texas Plains” by Ray Strong. The mural was painted in 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/26/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office (former) – Decatur TX

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This New Deal post office was constructed in 1937 with Treasury Department funds. It presently houses the Decatur Visitors Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/4/2016

last visited: 8/24/2019

Image for Lily B Clayton Elementary School - Fort Worth Texasview gallery

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WPA ProjectsLily B Clayton Elementary School - Fort Worth Texas

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Lily B Clayton is a public school located at 2000 Park Place in Fort Worth, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Texas

date approved: 7/27/2010

last visited: 6/1/2019

Image for Tarrant County WPA Bridge  - Keller Texasview gallery

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WPA ProjectsTarrant County WPA Bridge - Keller Texas

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A small Bridge that was built in 1939 by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Texas

date approved: 9/28/2009

last visited: 10/1/2009

Image for Former City Hall - Ft. Worth, TXview gallery

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WPA ProjectsFormer City Hall - Ft. Worth, TX

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This Classical Moderne Building was designed by Wyatt C. Hedrick and was built as a part of the Works Progress Administration.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/12/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWPA Bridge - Roanoke Texas

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A small concrete culvert that was built by the Works Progress Administration.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Texas

date approved: 9/28/2009

last visited: 10/1/2009

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WPA ProjectsOakhurst Elementary School - Fort Worth, Texas

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Oakhurst Elementary School is located at 2700 Yucca Fort Worth, Texas. It was built in 1927 and enlarged in 1935 as a PWA project.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Texas

date approved: 7/28/2010

last visited: 6/14/2016

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