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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 ProjectsKyle Elementary School Campus - Kyle, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker on the Ernest Kimbro Multipurpose Building near the corner of Nance and Austin Streets notes the contributions of the WPA, including this very building, to the school campus here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 11/5/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsU.S. Post Office - Purcell, OK

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This beautiful brick building was a WPA project in 1938.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/31/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCommunity Building - Purcell, OK

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Built in 1936-1937, this WPA-constructed building of native stone is a monument to the amazing abilities of Depression-era laborers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/31/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWPA Steps - Downtown Purcell, OK

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Stamped WPA sidewalks and steps are always a pleasant find.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/31/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsColville Main Post Office - Colville, WA

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Colville was the first city in Washington to create a Civic Plaza. It incorporates the Courthouse, Library, City Hall and Post office, on four corners of an intersection.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 10/30/2013

last visited: 1/5/2014

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WPA ProjectsCity Hall - Purcell, OK

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This building is one of the earlier projects of the WPA, constructed in 1935.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/29/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsUnion Canal Tunnel, Lebanon, PA

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The Civilian Works Administration restored this canal in the 1930s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/28/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsNYA Community Center - Pauls Valley, OK

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The National Youth Administration was under the oversight of the WPA from 1935 to 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/22/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGarvin County Building - Pauls Valley, OK

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This WPA-constructed building is a striking building, whose construction is unlike most WPA buildings in Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/14/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsNew Castle Post Office - New Castle DE

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Located on Delaware St in New Castle, this Post Office had special attention paid to fit in with the architecture of the town

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Delaware

date approved: 9/30/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSilver Springs Park - Springfield, Missouri

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Although much of the park's historic WPA architecture has been destroyed, the organization's work can still be seen in the park gates and along Jordan Creek. (The listed coordinates are for the park gates.)

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member blakelylaw580

location: Missouri

date approved: 9/25/2013

last visited: 7/5/2012

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WPA ProjectsMarion County Housing Committee Demonstration House - Salem, Oregon

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A Civil Works Administration project from 1934

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 8/31/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSpring Park Bridge, Tuscumbia, Ala

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A hand laid stone arch bridge WPA project.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member the federation

location: Alabama

date approved: 8/30/2013

last visited: 8/30/2013

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WPA ProjectsHigh School Auditorium - Marlow, OK

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This auditorium on the campus of Marlow High School has decorative brick and stone work.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/24/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsThomas Mill Covered Bridge - Philadelphia, PA

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This bridge was restored by WPA workers in 1938 and has continued to be maintained since that time under the stewardship of FOW and the Fairmount Park Commission. The most recent repairs were done in 1999.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/15/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsDunklin County Courthouse - Kennett, Missouri

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Historic Work Projects Administration funded county courthouse in Kennett, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 8/12/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsDexter Gymnasium - Dexter, Missouri

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Historic WPA funded gymnasium in Dexter, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 8/1/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsYukon City Hall - Yukon, OK

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Built by the WPA in 1936, this building is more "modern" than most Oklahoma WPA projects.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/29/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsJames Farley Post Office Murals – New York, NY, USA

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This 1912 post office is the main post office building in New York City and houses two 1938 WPA murals by Louis Lozowick entitled ‘Triboro Bridge” and ”Lower Manhattan.”

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tmob

location: New York

date approved: 7/29/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWPA bridge - Guthrie, OK

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This is one of the non-descript WPA-constructed bridges throughout Oklahoma that are a surprise to find.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/27/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCarved Piece - Santa Clara, CA

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A carved art piece inside the Santa Clara post office.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/27/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsNorth Salem High School - Salem, Oregon

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Public Works Administration project completed in 1937

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 7/23/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFogarty School - Guthrie, OK

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Built as Fogarty Junior High in 1938-39 by the WPA, the school is currently Fogarty Elementary.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/9/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCapitol School - Guthrie, OK

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Capitol School currently houses the Guthrie Public Schools Board of Education offices.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/5/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHigh School Addition - Guthrie, OK

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This school addition, built by the WPA, is adjacent to the Guthrie Jr. High School.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/5/2013

last visited: never

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