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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 ProjectsWPA Bathhouse – rural Carlos, MN

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This stone bath house can be found right near the beach at the far end of Lake Carlos State Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 7/9/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCalumet High School Addition - Calumet, OK

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The WPA added an addition to this 1920's high school.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/9/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLand's End Observatory - Whitewater, CO

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This road and scenic observatory were built with CCC/WPA labor and funds in 1934-1935 to allow visitors the magnificent view of western Colorado and Utah.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/9/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSilver Falls State Park Lodge - Silverton, OR

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The stone and timber framed Concession Building erected in 1940 (now called the South Falls Lodge) is surrounded by stone terraces.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Oregon

date approved: 7/6/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office Mural - Sedro-Woolley, WA

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"Loggers and Millworkers" by Albert C. Runquist

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Washington

date approved: 7/6/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsNorthern Approach to Golden Gate Bridge - San Francisco, California, USA

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The "Sausalito Lateral Approach" to the Golden Gate Bridge, today named "Alexander Avenue", was build by WPA workers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member netdust

location: California

date approved: 6/19/2015

last visited: never

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WPA Projects(Former) High School - Watonga, OK

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Watonga High School and Auditorium are now occupied as the Watonga Middle School.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/15/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMaine Central School - Maine, NY

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Maine Central School is also known as J.Ralph Ingalls School was built in 1940 in part with PWA funds

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 6/15/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSchool District #42 - Watonga, OK

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Once occupied as an elementary school, this building is currently vacant and in disrepair.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/15/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBoy Scout Hut - Watonga, OK

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Built as a Boy Scout Hut in 1935, the building still houses a cub scout troop.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/15/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office Mural – Mart TX

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Covered Wagon pulled by oxen. Woman and children riding. Men walking.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/8/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office – Mart, TX

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One story red brick building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/8/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office – Groesbeck,TX

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One story red brick building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/8/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office Mural – Longview, TX

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Horses hitched to a cotton wagon, man driving a tractor, and two cows in front of shed/barn.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/8/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLongview Post Office

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Two story brick building still in use as post office.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/8/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office Mural – Teague TX

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Two cowboys herding cattle.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/8/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office – Teague, TX

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One story brick building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/8/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMunicipal Stadium – Waco TX

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Waco, Texas’s Municipal Stadium was constructed in 1936 as a federal Public Works Administration (PWA) project. The stadium is located at the northwest corner of S. 15th St. and Dutton Ave.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/8/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsU.S. Courthouse – Waco TX

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The building was constructed as the U.S. Post Office and Courthouse; the facility no longer houses any postal operations but is still the U.S. District Courthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/8/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWatonga Armory - Watonga, OK

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With the castleated parapet and stone-capped pilasters, this armory has a slightly Medieval look It was placed on the National Register in 1994.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/8/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsKlamath County Armory and Auditorium - Klamath Falls, OR

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PWA funds were utilized in making this former Armory and Auditorium in 1935.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 6/3/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRoman Nose Canyon - Watonga, OK

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This mural is located in the lobby of the Watonga Post Office.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/30/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office - Watonga, OK

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The Watonga Post Office was constructed as a New Deal project, under the PWP

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/30/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsU.S. Courthouse (former) – Austin, TX

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The Austin U.S. Courthouse (former) is an excellent example of Depression-era Moderne architecture.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/28/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCity Hall - Austin, TX

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Renovations and enlargement of an existing 1906 city hall was done by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/28/2015

last visited: never

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