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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 ProjectsHalliburton Stadium - Duncan, OK

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Halliburton Stadium is a WPA project which has been maintained and is in full use today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/30/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsIrving School - Duncan, OK

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Built in 1935, this school has undergone numerous structural changes over the years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/30/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFour Mile School - Marlow, OK

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Four Mile School is another rural WPA project from the 1930s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/30/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBailey School - Bailey, OK

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This is another of the WPA-constructed schoolhouses in rural Oklahoma which live on in these small communities.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/30/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMain Post Office - Reno, NV

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This former post office was built with funds from the Civil Works Administration (CWA), a predecessor to the PWA, in 1932 and is located along S Virginia Street and just south of the Truckee River in downtown Reno, NV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 12/28/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFassnight Park - Springfield, MO

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This 28-acre historic park features one of Springfield's best swimming pools. The pool building, other structures and stone work along the creek, featuring Ozark Limestone, were built by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Missouri

date approved: 12/16/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsNortheast High School - Oklahoma City, OK

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Northeast High School, built in the 1930s New Deal era still flourishes as a school today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/10/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsNortheast Lake (aka Zoo Lake) - Oklahoma City, OK

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Northeast Lake, more recently known as Zoo Lake, is one of three urban reservoirs for Oklahoma City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/2/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSterling County Courthouse -- Sterling City TX

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The Sterling County TX Courthouse was built in 1938 by the Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works - which was renamed the Public Works Administration (PWA) in 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 12/2/2013

last visited: 12/2/2013

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WPA ProjectsModoc Union High School - Alturas, CA

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This high school was constructed in 1939 as a Public Works Administration project and is located along North Main St (Hwy 395) in downtown Alturas, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 11/29/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsState Armory - Minco, OK

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The Minco Armory was constructed in 1936 by the Works Progress Administration.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 11/25/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSaginaw School - Saginaw, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker at the Saginaw Elementary School, 100 Bluebonnet St, Saginaw, TX, indicates that it was built by the WPA during the 1930s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 11/20/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSchool Gymnasium - Paoli, OK

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The Paoli High School gymnasium was built by the WPA in 1936.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 11/8/2013

last visited: never

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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: 1/11/2015

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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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