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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 ProjectsSchool Gymnasium – Waelder, TX

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Gymnasium in bad repair.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 9/9/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsAuditorium-Gymnasium - Moulton, TX

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Erected by the Federal Emergewncy Administration of Public Works in 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 9/9/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCourthouse Addition - Lafayette County - Lexington, MO

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1849 Court house, and 1939 addition...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 9/7/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWyatt Road Culvert - Norge, OK

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This WPA culvert is located just west of the town of Norge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/1/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPioneer School Culvert - Norge, OK

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This non-functioning culvert is located just west of the tiny town of Norge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/1/2019

last visited: never

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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 ProjectsUnion Terminal Company Underpass – Dallas, TX

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Listed as 'Triple Underpass' on paperwork for the Dealey Plaza Historic District.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/19/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsTerminal Annex Federal Building - Dallas, TX

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The historic Terminal Annex Federal Building in Dallas, Texas was constructed during the Great Depression with federal Treasury Department funds. The building, which houses examples of New Deal artwork inside, was constructed in 1936.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/19/2019

last visited: never

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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 ProjectsBurleson Gymnasium – Burleson, TX

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In August 1935, the Burleson Independent School District (BISD) applied for a grant from the Public Works Administration (PWA) for the construction of a one-story, semi-fireproof combination auditorium, gymnasium and classroom school building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/12/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCobb Park Landscaping – Abilene TX

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The National Youth Administration (NYA) completed landscaping work in Cobb Park Landscaping – Abilene TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/8/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFederal Building – Abilene TX

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Federal Courthouse and Post Office built by the Treasury Department in 1936.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/8/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMunicipal Street Improvements – Abilene TX

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Two underpasses were constructed under T&P Railroad Tracks at Cedar Street and Pine Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/8/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsTaylor County Welfare Office – Abilene TX

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The Works Progress Administration built the Taylor County Agriculture Building in Abilene, Texas between 1938 and 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/8/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsZephyr High School - Zephyr, TX

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White rock building with ZHS above the entrance.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/4/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsOliver School - Stamford, TX

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PWA grant of $40,500 was used to build this school in 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/4/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHarmon Park - Stamford, TX

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While the Park itself still exists, the only item that might be the work of the NYA is the rock pillar at the park entrance.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/4/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLawn Gymnasium - Lawn, TX

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Brick building with name Lawn Gymnasium in white cement.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/4/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsJr High Addition - Corsicana, TX

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This school is no longer Jr. High school, but it still is used for education. It is now an elementary school.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/28/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsTyler Little Theater (former) – Tyler TX

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Building is now a church called Pilgram Rest Missionary Baptist Church.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/23/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWater Department Office - Rome, New York

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107 West Liberty Street, Rome

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob

location: New York

date approved: 7/23/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBergfeld Park Improvements – Tyler TX

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Improvements were an ampitheater, restrooms, walls, and water disposal.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/21/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsOakwood Cemetery Improvements – Tyler, TX

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The federal Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) conducted improvement work at Tyler, Texas’s Oakwood Cemetery during the 1930s.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/10/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPennsylvania Solders' and Sailors' Home - Erie, PA

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The Pennsylvania Solders' and Sailors' Home in Erie, PA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jonathanatpsu

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/8/2019

last visited: never

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