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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 ProjectsRoadside Park – La Grange TX

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This roadside park, constructed adjacent to U.S. Hwy 77, was part of the development of roadside parks begun in 1935 in anticipation of tourists and visitors to Texas for the 1936 Texas Centennial celebration.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/21/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office – La Grange TX

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The cornerstone for this New Deal Post Office was laid in 1936, construction was not completed until 1937. It is still in use today.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/21/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLaBolt Bathhouse, WPA Project, LaBolt, South Dakota

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A stone building located along LaBolt Lake. Elevation 1372

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/21/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office Mural – La Grange TX

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A Treasury Section of Fine Arts-commissioned oil-on-canvas mural entitled “Horses” was created by Tom Lewis in 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/21/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFullerton Post Office - Fullerton, CA

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A historic post office in downtown Fullerton.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/15/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsDrainage Canal - Fullerton, CA

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A concrete drainage canal in downtown Fullerton was built by the WPA in 1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/15/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsShelter House/Chapel - Olathe, Ks.

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This one story limestone building is located at the southern end of the Olathe Cemetery - 738 N Chestnut St, Olathe, Ks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Kansas

date approved: 6/1/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsTrinity County Jail - Groveton, TX

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The W.P.A. Trinity County jail was built on the courthouse square in 1938 and is still in use today.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/29/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHouston County Courthouse - Crockett, TX

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Houston County has had 5 courthouse. This current courthouse was built in 1939 with funds from the Public Works Administartion.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/27/2017

last visited: never

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