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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 ProjectsLake County Courthouse - Polson, MT

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Standing just east of the mouth of the Flathead River in downtown Polson, the Lake County Courthouse was a PWA project of the 1930s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 9/27/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsUS Post Office - Deer Lodge, MT

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Still in use by the city of Deer Lodge, this post office, besides bing a WPA project, was the recipient of a WPA Arts Project mural.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 9/7/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWintersmth Park - WPA - Ada, OK

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The WPA continued work previously done at this park by the CCC.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/5/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCentral Fire Station - Ada, OK

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Construction of the Central Fire Station was a project of the Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works, later renamed the Public Works Administration (PWA).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/29/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsEast Central University Athletic Field & Stadium - Ada, OK

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Built in the late 1930's by the WPA, this stadium is still in use today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/29/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSampson County Courthouse - Clinton, NC

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The Courthouse being the center piece when applying for NRHP status

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: North Carolina

date approved: 8/29/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsIrving Community Clubhouse - Irving, TX

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An Irving Centennial Marker here at 135 S Jefferson Street notes that this building was constructed by the WPA in 1936. It has served the community in many ways, and continues to do so today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/29/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsNapier School - Ada, OK

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Napier School is currently occupied as Ada Baptist Temple.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/21/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsEllis Island Ferry Terminal - Jersey City, NJ

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It's the only way for the public to get to the island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/20/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsChapel - Rosedale Cemetery - Ada, OK

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This is a very unique example of WPA construction located in Rosedale Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/20/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGlenwood Park - Ada, OK

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Glenwood Park was constructed by the WPA in 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/20/2016

last visited: never

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WPA Projects(Former) Ada Armory - Ada, OK

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Built in 1936 by the WPA, this armory is no longer occupied.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/20/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPontotoc County Administrative Building - Ada, OK

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Built between 1940 and 1942 by the WPA, this county building remains in use today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/20/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsDaniel's Stadiums - Perry, OK

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This is an extensive WPA project that included football and baseball fields, a track and three grandstands.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/19/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office (former) – Odessa TX

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The historic former post office building was constructed in 1939 with federal Treasury Department funds. The building continued to fulfill civic purposes: it is now occupied by the Ector County Health Department.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/19/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWPA Sidewalks (Denton County Courthouse Square Historic District) - Denton, TX

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The concrete sidewalks that surround and lead up to the historic Denton County Courthouse are considered to be contributing structures in this historic district, and they were built by the Works Progress Administration between 1934 and 1935.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/8/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsAmistad School - Amistad, NM

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When the school closed it left only the post office and the museum (open part time) as the only functions still operating in town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: New Mexico

date approved: 8/8/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsAmerican Legion Building, Moorhead, MN

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The original building and location of American Legion Melvin E. Hearl Post No. 21.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member m&m O

location: Minnesota

date approved: 8/1/2016

last visited: 8/8/2016

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WPA ProjectsTerrace Cafe - San Francisco, CA

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The Terrace Cafe is a WPA project at the San Francisco Zoo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/26/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBear Enclosures - San Francisco, CA

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The bear exhibit at the San Francisco Zoo was by as a WPA project.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/26/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSouth American Tropical Rainforest & Aviary - San Francisco, CA

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The South American Tropical Rainforest & Aviary at the San Francisco Zoo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/26/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWall Community Library - Wall SD

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The Wall Community Library was built as the Wall Community Center by the WPA in 1936.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/19/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office - Lowville, New York

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The post office is at 7651 North State Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob

location: New York

date approved: 7/18/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSulphur Armory - Sulphur, OK

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Also known as the National Guard Armory, the Sulphur Armory stands vacant today at 500 W Wynnewood Ave, Sulphur, OK. Placed on the National Register in 1994, it is an outstanding example of the work of the Works Progress Administration.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/10/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWhitewater State Park CCC/WPA – Elba, MN

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The Works Progress Administration was responsible for the completing many of the buildings still used today in Whitewater State Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 7/8/2016

last visited: never

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