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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 ProjectsLincoln County Courthouse - Libby, MT

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The story of the Lincoln County Courthouse is actually two tales, taking place 42 years apart.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 3/12/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGarland High School -- Garland TX

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The "new" addition to Garland High School (original building built 1919) was built with labor and financial assistance from the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 3/9/2017

last visited: 2/25/2017

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WPA Projects"Local Industries" WPA Mural - Springdale AR

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"This mural “Local Industries” by Natalie Henry was completed with support from the Treasury Section of Fine Arts in 1940. It was originally in the Springdale Post Office, but it is now on display at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History."

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Where's George

location: Arkansas

date approved: 3/9/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsTrinity River Bridge – Riverside,TX

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The bridge was a joint effort of the Federal Works Agency, Public Road Administration, the Texas Highway Department, and Walker and Trinity Counties.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/9/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office Mural – Trinity TX

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New Deal artwork: “Lumber Manufacturing,” a mural by Jerry Bywaters. The work was commissioned by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts and was completed in 1942.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/9/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office – Trinity TX

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The historic post office in Trinity, Texas was constructed in 1940-1 with federal Treasury Department funds.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/9/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office - Breckenridge, TX

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The post office was constructed in 1934. The style is reminiscent of the Spanish Colonial style found throughout Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/1/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office - Ranger, TX

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Constructed by the Treasury Department in 1937, still in use today.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/1/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMineola Historical Museum (Old Post Office) – Mineola, TX

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The historic Mineola Historical Museum in Mineola, Texas was constructed as the community’s post office during the Great Depression. The building was constructed in 1938 with federal Treasury Department funds.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/1/2017

last visited: never

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