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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 ProjectsNorth Salem High School - Salem, Oregon

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Public Works Administration project completed in 1937

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 7/23/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFogarty School - Guthrie, OK

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Built as Fogarty Junior High in 1938-39 by the WPA, the school is currently Fogarty Elementary.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/9/2013

last visited: 11/30/2005

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WPA ProjectsCapitol School - Guthrie, OK

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Capitol School currently houses the Guthrie Public Schools Board of Education offices.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/5/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHigh School Addition - Guthrie, OK

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This school addition, built by the WPA, is adjacent to the Guthrie Jr. High School.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/5/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHighland Park Swimming Pool/Bathhouse - Guthrie, OK

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The swimming pool and bathhouse at Highland Park, built by the WPA in the 1930s is still in use today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/4/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBooker T. Washington School - Gainesville, TX

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The Booker T. Washington School was built by the WPA in 1939, and unfortunately, looks today like it could use their help again.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 6/28/2013

last visited: 11/26/2014

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WPA ProjectsLake Superior Zoo WPA Structures – Duluth, MN

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The Lake Superior Zoo has several impressive structures which were built by the WPA in the late 1930’s.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 6/26/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsInterstate State Park WPA Project– Taylors Falls, MN

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These rustic stone buildings were the work of the WPA and are located at the parking lot of Interstate State Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 6/22/2013

last visited: 7/24/2012

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WPA ProjectsMurphy School - Murphy, TX

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The Murphy School was built by the WPA in 1939, serving as a community school only for eleven years before being used in other functions. It is now the Murphy Community Center, at 205 N Murphy Rd, Murphy, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 6/15/2013

last visited: 6/15/2013

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WPA ProjectsWashington School - Monroe City, Missouri

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Historic former African-American school constructed as a PWA/WPA project in Monroe City, Missouri

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/12/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsKnox County Courthouse - Edina, Missouri

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County courthouse was constructed as a Public Works Administration in Edina, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/4/2013

last visited: 7/10/2006

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WPA ProjectsFillmore Armory

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The Fillmore Armory, built in 1937 as a Works Progress Administration project, is located at 45 W Center Street in Fillmore, Utah.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Utah

date approved: 6/3/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHelper Main Post Office

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The Helper Main Post Office, built in 1937 as a Works Progress Administration project, is located at 45 S Main Street in Helper, Utah.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Utah

date approved: 5/14/2013

last visited: 8/4/2011

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WPA ProjectsBurnet Co. Courthouse -- Burnet TX

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The Burnet Co. courthouse was built in 1937 with a grant from the Works Progress Administration. This courthouse was placed on the national Register in 2000.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 5/10/2013

last visited: 8/15/2014

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WPA ProjectsWPA Stock Barn and Pavilion - Trenton, Missouri

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Stock barn and pavilion constructed by the WPA in Trenton, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/5/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsDorris City Hall - Dorris, CA

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Dorris City Hall is located in the heart of Dorris and along Hwy 97.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 4/23/2013

last visited: 9/12/2013

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WPA ProjectsCanby City Hall, Canby, OR

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The original City Hall in Canby was built by the PWA, a division of WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Oregon

date approved: 4/21/2013

last visited: 5/3/2013

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WPA ProjectsOld Half Moon Bay Union High School – Half Moon Bay, CA

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The former high school in Half Moon Bay, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/18/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMcKissick Library - Columbia, South Carolina

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Historic W.P.A. built library now museum on the campus of the University of South Carolina.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: South Carolina

date approved: 4/5/2013

last visited: never

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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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