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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 ProjectsUS Post Office - Lockhart, TX

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The historic post office in Lockhart, Texas was completed with federal Treasury Department funds in 1936. The building is still in use today.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/8/2016

last visited: never

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New Deal artwork: a Section of Fine Arts-commissioned mural, titled “Grist for the Mill,” completed in 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/8/2016

last visited: never

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The historic post office in Kenedy, Texas was constructed with federal Treasury Department funds. The building, which was constructed in 1937, houses New Deal artwork inside and is still in use today.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/8/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRockport School (former) – Rockport, TX

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Workers completed construction on the Rockport School, labeled Project Number 2813, under the PWA. The school was built on the site of an earlier Rockport school, a wooden structure.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/8/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBridge on Franklin Canyon Dr - Los Angeles, CA

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A bridge over a stream (now dry) built in 1940 by WPA workers

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SUp3rFM & Cruella

location: California

date approved: 6/20/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGillespie County Courthouse – Fredericksburg TX

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Built in the Modern style, the Gillespie County Courthouse was completed in July 1939. There is a plaque just inside the front door that attributes the construction to the Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/20/2016

last visited: 7/18/2016

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WPA ProjectsPost Office (former) – Fredericksburg TX

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The Fredericksburg Post Office was built with New Deal funds in 1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/20/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFredericksburg Public School Improvements – Fredericksburg TX

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Fredericksburg received a WPA grant in 1938 to improve the campus and athletic field at the Fredericksburg Public School (now Fredericksburg Middle School).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/20/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsEmigrants at Nightfall - Alvin, TX

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In 1942, the mural created by Texas artist Loren Mozley was installed in the Alvin Post Office, today is hangs in the museum. You have to get permission to photograph it. Museum open Thur-Fri 11am-3pm. Admission $3.00

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/6/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office (Former) - Alvin, TX

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Built in 1940, this former post office today acts as the Alvin Historical Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/6/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMaritime Museum - San Fransisco, CA

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The Maritime Museum in Fisherman's Wharf was built by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/3/2016

last visited: 6/3/2016

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WPA ProjectsWPA Route 66 Underpass - Sayre, Oklahoma, USA.

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The 1939 WPA pedestrian underpass provided safety from congested Route 66 traffic, & Tornadoes'. In 1975 the Interstate 40 replaced The Mother Road through Beckham County, diverting through traffic away from the downtown core of Sayre, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/16/2016

last visited: 5/24/2016

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WPA ProjectsPost Office Mural – Fredericksburg TX

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“Loading Cattle” by Otis Dozier was completed with Section of Fine Arts funds in 1939. It was eventually transferred to the new post office at 1150 U.S. 87.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/11/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSouth Main St Sidewalk - Woonsocket RI

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Located at the intersection of S Main St and Smithfield Rd

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 5/8/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSlatersville School – North Smithfield RI

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A two story Colonial Revival schoolhouse built in 1936

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHighland Cemetery Chapel - Inola, OK

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This stone chapel is located in Highland Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/27/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCity Hall – Tyler TX

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Art Deco style building designed by T.Shirley Simons Sr. Completed on 8/3/1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/27/2016

last visited: 3/21/2017

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WPA ProjectsGregory School - Inola, OK

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Gregory School is located in an area known as Gregory, northwest of the town of Inola.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/27/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsInola School - Inola, OK

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This is a beautiful example of Oklahoma WPA construction, still in great shape.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/27/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsChurch of Christ - Fairfield, CA

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A WPA project in the restoration of the church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/24/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office Mural - Mission, TX

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“West Texas Landscape,” an oil-on-canvas mural by Xavier Gonzalez, a native of Spain. 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: 3/9/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBluff Ave. WPA - Tahlequah, OK

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This WPA construction also serves as a town Welcome Sign.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/17/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsAmerican Legion Hut - Tahlequah, OK

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This American Legion Hut, still in use today, was a WPA Project in 1937.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/16/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWPA Bridge - E. Choctaw St. - Tahlequah, OK

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This WPA bridge was constructed in 1941.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/16/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWPA Bridge - E. Shawnee St.- Tahlequah, OK

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One of two WPA bridges spanning the Tahlequah Creek on the east side of downtown Tahlequah.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/16/2016

last visited: never

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