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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 ProjectsViaduct over Cottonwood Creek - Guthrie, OK

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A vital project conducted by the WPA in the 1930s, this viaduct provided a transportation route across Cottonwood Creek.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/14/2012

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWPA Bridge – Le Mars, IA

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A plaque identifies this stone bridge as one of the many features in this park built by the Works Progress Administration.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 1/1/2012

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRochester Fire Department Headquarters - Rochester, NY

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A Public Works Administration project, crafted in Art Deco style, and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. 185 North Street, Rochester, NY 14604

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sagefemme

location: New York

date approved: 12/28/2011

last visited: never

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WPA Projects(Burned) Banner School - Guthrie, OK

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Banner School, constructed in 1935, was one of the 825 schools constructed in Oklahoma by the Works Progress Administration.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/26/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsColumbus Grove Municipal Pool - Columbus Grove, OH

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A municipal pool located in Columbus Grove, OH.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member electrical_chris

location: Ohio

date approved: 12/5/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCoiled Snake - Philadelphia, PA

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This piece was acquired through the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in the late 30s. The black granite snake can be found at the reptile house of the Philadelphia Zoo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/3/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCommunity Building - Ozark, Missouri

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Historic WPA funded community building in the Ozark Courthouse Square Historic District in Ozark, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 12/3/2011

last visited: 4/14/2013

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WPA ProjectsBernal Heights Library - San Francisco, CA

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The Bernal Heights library was a WPA project.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 11/16/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHarriet Keeler Shelterhouse - Brecksville, Ohio

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Harriet Keeler Shelterhouse in Brecksville Reservation (one of the Cleveland Metroparks), Brecksville, Ohio.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member buffalohiker

location: Ohio

date approved: 11/14/2011

last visited: 6/6/2014

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WPA ProjectsBrecksville Trailside Museum - Brecksville, Ohio

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Brecksville Nature Center formerly known as the Brecksville Trailside Museum in Brecksville Reservation (one of the Cleveland Metroparks), Brecksville, Ohio.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member buffalohiker

location: Ohio

date approved: 11/14/2011

last visited: 11/11/2011

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WPA ProjectsNorth Scituate WPA Building - Scituate, MA

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This pretty stone structure that was built by the WPA in 1937-8 sits in a small park at near the center of the village of North Scituate.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/13/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsAdobe Structure (White Sands Natl Visitor Center), NM

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The adobe structure that houses the White Sands Natl Monument Visitors Center was built by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: New Mexico

date approved: 11/8/2011

last visited: 2/9/2014

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WPA ProjectsAnadarko Armory - Anadarko, OK

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This WPA Project brought in $60,000 to the economy of Anadarko and employed 210 people, for a period of 13 months.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 11/8/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMaries County Courthouse - Vienna, Missouri

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County courthouse built as a WPA project in Vienna, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 10/22/2011

last visited: 6/27/2007

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WPA ProjectsSierra County Courthouse, T or C, New Mexico

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The Sierra County Courthouse is part of the WPA program.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: New Mexico

date approved: 10/22/2011

last visited: 9/15/2012

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WPA ProjectsHistory of Springfield Murals - Springfield, MA

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The Springfield's history murals are installed in the Old Post Office in Springfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/19/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPre-Settlement Days Mural - Edmond, OK

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Between the years 1935 and 1943, the Works Progress Administration sponsored and funded American artists to create paintings, sculptures and murals throughout the United States, depictiing America’s story. This is one of them.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/12/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHighbridge Park WPA steps - Akron, Ohio

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Stone steps on Chuckery Trail in Cascade Valley Metro Park; built by WPA for Highbridge Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member buffalohiker

location: Ohio

date approved: 10/6/2011

last visited: 10/3/2011

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WPA ProjectsOld Town Hall - Fillmore, Utah

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Old Fillmore Town Hall - Now Deano's Pizza.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Mooroid

location: Utah

date approved: 10/5/2011

last visited: 10/10/2012

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WPA ProjectsLEGEND - Waupaca Elementary School - Waupaca, WI

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This building was built in 1938 as a Works Progress Administration Progect.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member REUAHNESIE

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 9/23/2011

last visited: 10/11/2012

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WPA ProjectsWhatcom Falls Park Bridge

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This beautiful bridge is tucked away in Whatcom Falls Park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hyperheidi

location: Washington

date approved: 9/22/2011

last visited: 4/13/2014

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WPA ProjectsCaldwell County Kentucky Courthouse

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The Caldwell County Courthouse was a WPA project completed in 1941.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member snfromky

location: Kentucky

date approved: 9/12/2011

last visited: 9/11/2011

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WPA ProjectsMail Delivery (East - Eastern Mailman - One of Four) - Philadelphia, PA

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Four very nice relief sculptures on either side of this Post Office/Federal Building in Old City Philadelphia. The reliefs were created as part of the Works Progress Administration in the early forties.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/9/2011

last visited: 6/9/2012

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WPA ProjectsPost Office, Tonopah, Nevada

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201 Main, Tonopah, NV 89049

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fresgo

location: Nevada

date approved: 9/5/2011

last visited: 9/2/2011

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WPA ProjectsStone Boat - Kearsarge, MI

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Stone boat constructed by the WPA alongside Hwy 41 in the town of Kearsarge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member linkys

location: Michigan

date approved: 8/31/2011

last visited: never

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