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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 ProjectsSpring Dell School - Chandler, OK

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Spring Dell School was built as a one-room school by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/21/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMidlothian School - Lincoln County, OK

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Midlothian School is a typical WPA-constructed two-room school, which is currently used occasionally for social events.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/18/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsStudent Union - U of M - Missoula, MT

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One of five depression era buildings constructed on campus, this one was designed by local architect C. J. Forbis and funded in part by the PWA. Art Deco in design, it was a departure from the Renaissance Revival style seen exclusively to that time.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 5/15/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsChemistry-Pharmacy Building - U of M - Missoula, MT

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This was one of five buildings built between 1935 and 1939, most of which were financed or assisted by either the WPA or the PWA. Construction of this building was made possible through a WPA loan and the sale of bonds.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 5/15/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWoman's Club Art Building - U of M - Missoula, MT

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There were five buildings built on the U of M campus in the years 1935 to 1939, most of which were financed, at least in part by the WPA or the PWA. This is one of the buildings partially financed by the PWA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 5/15/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsJunior/Senior High School - Meeker, OK

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Constructed in 1939 by the WPA, this school is currently the Meeker Middle School.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/5/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMeeker Town Hall (former) - Meeker, OK

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One of only 27 municipal buildings constructed by the WPA in Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/5/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRock Garden - Sacramento, CA

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The rock garden in Land Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 5/2/2014

last visited: 6/10/2014

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WPA ProjectsJacob Wolf House - Norfolk, Ar

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The Jacob Wolf House, located at Highway 5 and Fishermans Street in Norfolk, Arkansas, is a two-story "dog-trot" style log cabin near the confluence of the Norfolk and White Rivers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Arkansas

date approved: 4/29/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWhite Rock School - Mcloud, OK

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Built in 1935, this WPA building is still a thriving school in this rural community.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/29/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGymnasium/Auditorium - Spencer, OK

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Another example of native stone WPA construction in the late 1930s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/29/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHome Economics Building - Wellston, OK

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Another sturdy native stone WPA building still sound today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/29/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWarwick School - Warwick, OK

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This quaint two-room schoolhouse serves as the town hall for Warwick.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/29/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRiggs-Hamilton American Legion Post No. 20 - Russellville, Ar.

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This is a one-and-one-half story stone masonry building and is located at 215 North Denver in Russellville, Ar.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Arkansas

date approved: 4/18/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLuther High School - Luther, OK

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This WPA-constructed school has an Art Deco styling.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/6/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCemetery Wall - Luther, OK

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This is an early example of WPA stone construction at cemeteries.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/6/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSequoyah School (Second Floor) - Oklahoma City, OK

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The second level of the Sequoyah School building was a WPA-funded project.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/25/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCity Park, Lexington, OK

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This lovely park area, constructed in the 1930s is still actively used by residents of Lexington and is the largest of the city's parks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/25/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsShannon County Courthouse - Eminence, MO

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After several burnt down buildings, and moved locations this one was built in 1939 and opened in 1941.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/25/2014

last visited: 6/17/2014

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WPA ProjectsAgawam Gym - Agawam, OK

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More recently known as Agawam Mercantile, the building is currently vacant and the grounds overgrown.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/25/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsShotwell Hall - West Liberty, West Virginia

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Historic former dormitory now office building on the campus of West Liberty University in West Liberty, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/11/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsDunbar Vo-Ed Building - Arcadia, OK

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This was a surprising find, located off the road behind Arcadia Southern Baptist Church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/22/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsStevens County Courthouse - Colville, WA

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The Stevens County Courthouse, a WPA project completed in 1938, is at the southeast edge of downtown Colville on Oak Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 2/20/2014

last visited: 5/31/2014

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WPA ProjectsColville City Hall - Colville, WA

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Colville was the first city in Washington to create a "Civic Plaza". It incorporates the County Courthouse, Library, City Hall and Post office, on four corners of an intersection. The post office and court house were the final pieces of the puzzle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 2/20/2014

last visited: 5/30/2014

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WPA ProjectsOlympic Stadium - Hoquiam, Washington

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Historic wooden sports stadium built by the Works Progress Administration

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Washington

date approved: 2/9/2014

last visited: never

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