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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 ProjectsCommunity Building - Lindsay, OK

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Built in 1940 by the WPA, this building remains a "Community Building" today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/4/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsTrinidad Airport - Trinidad, CO

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Perry Stokes Airport (formerly Trinidad Airport) was established in 1936 as a WPA project.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member IJAdventures

location: Colorado

date approved: 4/2/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBristol School - Bristol, TX

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The final school building of the Bristol School District was built by the WPA in 1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 4/1/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWorld War Memorial Building - Columbia, South Carolina

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Historic World War I memorial building on the campus of the University of South Carolina.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: South Carolina

date approved: 3/28/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsColorado State Capitol Annex Building and Boiler Plant - Denver, CO

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These two Art Deco state buildings benefited from the 1930s W.P.A. program.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 3/19/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMaturi Field – Chisholm, MN

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The stone back of the public seating at Maturi football field was done in 1938 by the Public Works Administration.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 3/2/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGrants Pass, Oregon Post Office

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This Post Office, constructed by the WPA in 1935, is located at 132 NW 6th Street in downtown Grants Pass, Oregon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Oregon

date approved: 2/20/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRaymond, Oregon Post Office

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The Raymond Post Office, built in 1939 as a WPA Project, is located at 406 Duryea Street in Raymond, Washington.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Washington

date approved: 2/18/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFort Negley - Nashville, Tennessee

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Historic Civil War fort partially restored by the WPA is now historical park in Nashville, Tennessee.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Tennessee

date approved: 2/17/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRocky Ford Post Office

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This Post Office, built in 1935 as a WPA Project, is located at 401 N 9th Street in Rocky Ford, Colorado.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/13/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCramner Park Plaza - Denver, CO

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Built by the WPA, this sundial and deck has been vandalized, restored, is again in poor shape and restoration may again be executed. In Feb. 2013, it was placed on Colorado's Most Endangered Places list.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/9/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGolden Colorado Original Post Office Building

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Golden's Original Post Office Building, a WPA Project in 1940, is located at 619 12th Street in downtown Golden, Colorado.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/7/2013

last visited: 3/20/2014

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WPA ProjectsDuncan Senior High School - Duncan, OK

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There is a good deal of WPA and PWA construction in this Stephens County city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/25/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsDuncan Public Library - Duncan, OK

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This library building is one of quite a few WPA projects in the town of Duncan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/22/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWeinbrenner Shoe Factory - Marshfield, WI

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In 1935, this building was constructed as a WPA project.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member REUAHNESIE

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 1/19/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFlorida Historical Society Headquarters & Library

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State Headquarters and Library of the Florida Historical Society

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Ozzie321

location: Florida

date approved: 1/14/2013

last visited: 2/18/2011

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WPA ProjectsBrooks County Courthouse - Quitman, GA

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The Brooks County Courthouse was constructed from 1859-1864 and was added to the National Register of Historic Places on September 18, 1980. According to a plaque on the courthouse, it was improved by the Works Progress Administration in 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Georgia

date approved: 1/13/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCary High School - Cary, NC

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Originally built as Cary High School in 1938-39, the building was extensively renovated in 2010 and opened in 2011 as the Cary Arts Center. Inside is a plaque showing the original Public Works Administration (PWA) dedication.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/1/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsProvidence Dam Shelterhouse - Grand Rapids, Ohio

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The Providence Dam Metropark is located at 13827 US Route 24, Grand Rapids, Ohio, United States

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougandSandra

location: Ohio

date approved: 12/26/2012

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRedding Fire House - Redding, CA

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The Redding Fire House is located in the historic downtown district and was constructed as a PWA Project in 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 12/14/2012

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsShasta County Veterans Memorial Building - Redding, CA

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The Veterans Memorial Building, constructed as a PWA Project and dedicated on Memorial Day, 1939, is located in downtown Redding, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 12/14/2012

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsKlamath Fish Hatchery - Klamath County, OR

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This fish hatchery lies along Crooked Creek in Klamath County, near Chiloquin, OR.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/5/2012

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsKanab Library

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The Kanab Library, built as a WPA Project in 1939 is located at 60 S 100 East in Kanab, Utah.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Utah

date approved: 10/13/2012

last visited: 10/31/2012

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WPA ProjectsHighley Park Wall - Oklahoma City, OK

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This is one of the small WPA projects that you stumble across in your travels.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/3/2012

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCity Hall - Red Lake Falls MN

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This WPA Project, built as a Community Hall, is now the Red Lake Falls City Hall on 2nd Street East at Champagne Avenue in Red Lake Falls, Minnesota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: Minnesota

date approved: 10/3/2012

last visited: 6/22/2012

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