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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 ProjectsGlen Rose School - Glen Rose, TX

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WPA grant was obtained in 1939 to build a school.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/6/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSharpe Memorial Park Arena - Purcell, OK

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This rodeo arena and grandstands were a WPA Project in 1938.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/2/2019

last visited: 5/19/2019

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WPA ProjectsRed Hill Park Picnic Pavilion - Purcell, OK

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The Red Hill Park Recreation Area is located on a high hill on the northeast edge of Purcell.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/2/2019

last visited: 5/19/2019

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WPA ProjectsAdams Avenue Overpass – Temple TX

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The Adams Avenue Overpass is a 285 foot long steel stringer bridge that takes West Adams Avenue over multiple tracks of the former Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe Railway (now BNSF Railway) in Temple, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/2/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWhitebead Gymnasium - Pauls Valley, OK

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The Whitebead School District serves children from the Pauls Valley area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/2/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLee School - Pauls Valley, OK

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Lee School is one of three WPA schools built in Pauls Valley in 1939-1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/2/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsJefferson School - Pauls Valley, OK

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Jefferson Elementary school is one of three built by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/2/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWalker School & Gymnasium - Pauls Valley, OK

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This former school is located about 6 miles east of Pauls Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/2/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsJackson School - Pauls Valley, OK

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Built in 1940, Jackson School is still in use today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/2/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsJoy Gymnasium - Wynnewood, OK

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Joy is a rural area about three miles south of Wynnewood.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/2/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBecker Elementary School and Addition - Austin TX

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The firm of Giesecke and Harris designed the building, which opened in October 1936.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 2/25/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGymnasium/Auditorium - Davis, OK

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This gynmnasium is located at the center of the Davis school campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/25/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsTom Miller Dam – Austin TX

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Tom Miller Dam was built between 1938 and 1949 atop the remains of the two previous dams.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 2/25/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsJack County Courthouse - Jacksboro, TX

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This 1939 courthouse was designed by Wichita Falls firm Voelker and Dixon. The county applied for a grant in 1938 from the Federal Works Agency and received approximately half of the funding from the PWA, the rest of which had to be provided locally.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 2/25/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsOld Berwyn School - Gene Autry, OK

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This WPA-constructed school was built in 1937 when the town was called Berwyn.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/25/2019

last visited: never

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WPA Projects8th and Commercial Culvert - Gotebo, OK

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This culvert is located in a residential area in northwest Gotebo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/25/2019

last visited: never

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WPA Projects8th Street Culvert - Gotebo, OK

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This culvert is located at the intersection of 8th Street and Maud Linnie Avenue.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/25/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsJosey Boy Scout Lodge – Huntsville, TX

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The Civil Works Administration (CWA) built the Josey Boy Scout Lodge in Huntsville in 1934.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 2/25/2019

last visited: never

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WPA Projects(Former) Willis High School - Willis, TX

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Art Deco one story brick building with markers to right of door. Building is now home to Cargill Educational Support Center which is the administrative offices for the WISD

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 2/25/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsJoseph Pritchett Field Improvements - Huntsville TX

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Pritchett Field, site of Sam Houston State women's soccer home matches, was named for the late Joseph Pritchett, a professor for 42 years and Dean of Men at Sam Houston. Pritchett Field was the site of the university's earliest athletic competitions.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 2/24/2019

last visited: never

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WPA Projects10th Street Culverts - Gotebo, OK

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These two culverts are located in the northwest part of town, and cross 10th Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/18/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsAuditorium & Gymnasium - Gotebo, OK

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This auditorium/gymnasium was built by the WPA in 1937-1938, with an appropriation of $18,724.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/18/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHighway Culvert - Gotebo, OK

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This culvert crosses Highway 9 in front of the Gotebo Post Office.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/18/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsOlfen Public School – Olfen TX

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Olfen community was settled around 1893. In 1901 the first school was built (it was also used as a church). Today this school, a church and a cemetery is all that remain of Olfen.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 2/14/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMountain View Grade School - Mountain View, OK

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This is a sturdy looking stone school off Main Street in Mountain View.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/14/2019

last visited: never

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