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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 ProjectsHelena Middle School - Helena, MT

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The Helena Middle School was built not once, but twice using PWA funding.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 9/11/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsArmory - Perry, OK

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The Perry armory is located in the southwest portion of the town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/8/2017

last visited: 10/13/2017

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WPA ProjectsPost Office, Perry, OK

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The Perry Post Office is located on the south side of Perry, in the business district.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/8/2017

last visited: 10/13/2017

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WPA ProjectsGymnasium/Auditorium - Sumner, OK

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This WPA gymnasium was a large project to be built in this very small community.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/7/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSchool/Gymnasium - Morrison, OK

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This WPA gymnasium has been swallowed up by later additions to the Morrison High School complex.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/7/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHardy Murphy Coliseum - Ardmore, OK

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This arena has been the home for fair and rodeo events for 80 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/7/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMunicipal Building - Ardmore, OK

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The WPA constructed this large municipal building in 1937.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/7/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsArdmore Municipal Auditorium - Ardmore, OK

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This building was constructed by the WPA in 1941-1943.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/6/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsArdmore Armory - Ardmore, OK

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This is a beautifully constructed Armory which currently houses the Greater Southwest Historical Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/5/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSt. Regis High School - St. Regis, MT

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A PWA-sponsored project of the Dirty Thirties, the Art Deco St. Regis High School continues in use as the only school in the town, serving students from Kindergarten through Grade 12.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 9/5/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRed Lodge High School - Red Lodge, MT

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Today more properly called "Roosevelt School", the school was known simply as the Red Lodge High School when the first section was built in 1920.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 9/5/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsThomas J. Rusk Elementary School - Nacogdoches, TX

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This Art Deco School Building at 411 N Mound St, Nacogdoches, TX 75961 is a two-story facility with basement. A plaque identifies the building as a federal Public Works Administration (P.W.A.) project.

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location: Texas

date approved: 9/5/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office – Rusk TX

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Post office was constructed with federal Treasury Department funds. The building, which was constructed in 1938, houses New Deal artwork inside and is still in use today.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/30/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office Mural – Rusk TX

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A Treasury Section of Fine Arts-commissioned mural, titled “Agriculture and Industry at Rusk,” completed in 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/30/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWisely Hall, Stephen F. Austin State University – Nacogdoches TX

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Plans for a new men’s dormitory were approved in 1933. By the end of the year, Pres. Dr. Alton Birdwell and Business Mgr. J. H. Wisely went to San Antonio to appear before the Public Works Administration to secure funds for the building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/29/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsOriginal Harrah High School - Harrah, OK

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Constructed of light buff brick, this school is located on Walker, at N. 1st Street.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/29/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSchool Gym/Auditorium - Choctaw, OK

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This school gym and auditorium is located behind the current Choctaw Middle School field house.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/29/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBanita Creek Bridge – Nacogdoches TX

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Constructed in 1941, with WPA labor, the Banita Creek Bridge crosses the waterway of the same name with three spans of reinforced concrete girder.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/28/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRein School - Vicinity Ponca City, OK

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One of only two one-room WPA-constructed schools in this part of the State.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/25/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBlaine Stadium and Fieldhouse - Ponca City, OK

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This grandstand and fieldhouse located at Ponca City High School is one of several WPA projects in the town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/21/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsIrving School - Bozeman, MT

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One of several WPA projects accomplished in Bozeman in the 1930s, the Irving School continues to serve its intended purpose, that of an elementary school.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 8/18/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSchool Gym/Auditorium - Fletcher, OK

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This WPA gymnasium and auditorium is surrounded by newer school construction and cannot be seen from the street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/18/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSterling School - Sterling, OK

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Built in 1939, this WPA-built school is part of a complex that serves this town of 800.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/17/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCity Hall - Red Lodge, MT

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Though the present city hall was built in 1939, with the aid of WPA funds, parts of the building contain materials from the 1898 fire hall/city hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 8/17/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPublic Library - Ponca City, OK

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This is a beautiful example of Spanish influence architecture, built with funds from the Public Works Administration.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/13/2017

last visited: 11/5/2017

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