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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 ProjectsPublic School - Kendalia, TX

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In 1940 the old frame school house was replace with a 3 room native rock school constructed by the WPA (Works Progress Administration) for $2500.00 and classes were held in the new building starting in the fall of 1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/9/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCoryell County Hospital (former) – Gatesville, TX

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The county renovated the building in 2013 for a mental health unit, and currently the building is the Gatesville Center for Central County Services, which provides treatment for those diagnosed with mental illness.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/9/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBeaufort Arsenal - Beaufort, SC

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Built in 1795 burnt and shelled by the Union, rebuilt 1852, renovated in 1934 by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: South Carolina

date approved: 12/7/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWay Park - Drumright, OK

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Way Park was constructed by the WPA in 1935-1936.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/3/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPublic School - Milano, TX

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One story rubble rock construction. Walls around the school yard.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/3/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHigh School Football Stadium - Somerville, TX

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Rubble rock wall around the stadium and a set of rock bleachers.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/3/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsYegua Center - Somerville, TX

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Gymnasium built with WPA funds for the school in 1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/3/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBlinn College: Marie Heineke Memorial Gymnasium – Brenham,TX

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In Brenham, the WPA is credited with the construction of gymnasium at Blinn College. The federal government paid for the labor but utilized the local construction materials provided by the local sponsor.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/3/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCity Park – Bellville TX

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WPA did restoration on the existing park pavilion and added some new facilities.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/30/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPublic School - Orchard, TX

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The building is currently the Orchard City Hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBurton High School – Burton, TX

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"The Burton High School is a local landmark example of a WPA project combining the Rustic Style with massing and materials more typical of the International Style." quote from NRHP Nomination Form.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRound Top-Carmine High School – Carmine TX

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It was called the Carmine Independent School at the time of construction.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWortham Football Field & Stadium - Wortham, TX

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Football field still surrounded by a 7' rock masonry wall.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/22/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFederal Reserve Bank - Helena Historic District - Helena, MT

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Completed in 1938 with some WPA funding, this was the second Federal Reserve Bank building to grace the city of Helena, the first, a victim of the 1935 earthquakes, first opened its doors in 1921.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 11/16/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFederal Building – Galveston TX

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Historic courthouse and post office also known as Galveston Federal Building in Galveston, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/15/2018

last visited: 8/10/2018

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WPA ProjectsJefferson County Courthouse - Mount Vernon, Illinois

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The County was named for Thomas Jefferson, third President of the United States (1801–1809) and author of the Declaration of Independence. The County Seat is Mt. Vernon (1819-Present).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/15/2018

last visited: never

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