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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 ProjectsMunicipal Building - Newberry, FL

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The Municipal Building is part of the City Hall complex in Newberry, Florida. It was a WPA project and is a contributing building in the Newberry Historic District.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Florida

date approved: 7/8/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSwift Creek Cemetery Gazebo - Lake Butler, FL

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This oval-shaped gazebo is located at the entrance to the historic Swift Creek Cemetery in Lake Butler, Florida, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Florida

date approved: 7/4/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPrice Municipal Building - Price, Utah

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Price City Hall constructed with Works Progress Administration funding in Price, Utah.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Utah

date approved: 7/3/2011

last visited: 6/29/2012

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WPA ProjectsIndustrial Science Building at Colorado State University - Fort Collins, CO

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This building was an WPA project on the campus of Colorado State University (formerly Colorado Agricultural College)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/2/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLeon High School - Tallahassee, FL

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Leon High School, also known as Leon County High School, was built by the Works Progress Administration in 1936 in Tallahassee, Florida, and was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1993.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Florida

date approved: 6/23/2011

last visited: 3/4/2012

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WPA ProjectsMontrose County Jail - Montrose, Colorado

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Former county jail in Montrose, Colorado.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Colorado

date approved: 6/22/2011

last visited: 10/8/2011

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WPA ProjectsMural -- Back Home: April 1865, Pleasant Hill Post Office

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The great artist Tom Lea of El Paso,Texas captured a scene of the return of four people to their land in 1865 after the Civil War was over. A classic painting in this "Burnt District" in Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Carpe Diem59

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/21/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsOKC ZooZeum - Oklahoma City, OK

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The only museum of its kind, the ZooZeum is in a WPA structure built in 1935

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/16/2011

last visited: 3/11/2011

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WPA ProjectsStory City Swinging Bridge – Story City, IA

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The capstone on the top of the stone arch confirms that this great swinging bridge was built by President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Works Project Administration in 1936.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 6/13/2011

last visited: 9/23/2011

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WPA ProjectsSpringville High School Art Gallery - Springville, Utah

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A "sanctuary of beauty and a temple of meditation" was the building built as a WPA project in the Art City of Utah county.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mom the Cook & cashnhubby

location: Utah

date approved: 6/12/2011

last visited: 11/12/2011

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WPA ProjectsDawes County Courthouse - Chadron Nebraska

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The county courthouse in Chadron, Nebraska was completed with assistance from PWA funds.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Nebraska

date approved: 6/9/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFarrington Field - Fort Worth Texas

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Farrington Field was a Works Progress Administration Project.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Texas

date approved: 6/9/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPeace and Harvest - Peoria, Illinois

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Historic WPA funded sculptures in Peoria, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/8/2011

last visited: 10/22/2010

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WPA ProjectsLindbergh Park Water Fountains - Little Falls, MN.

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Rusic water fountains built by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lenron

location: Minnesota

date approved: 6/4/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLindbergh Restroom - Little Falls, MN

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WPA restrooms in Lindbergh State Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lenron

location: Minnesota

date approved: 6/4/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsOkmulgee Stock Pavilion - Okmulgee, OK

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This building is one of nine livestock exposition-type buildings in Oklahoma, built by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/27/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMidvale City Hall - Midvale, Utah

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Midvale City Hall a WPA project is a Utah Historic Site listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mom the Cook & cashnhubby

location: Utah

date approved: 5/26/2011

last visited: 9/5/2011

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WPA ProjectsMidway Town Hall - Midway, Utah

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Midway Town Hall is located on Main Street in Midway Utah.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mom the Cook & cashnhubby

location: Utah

date approved: 5/26/2011

last visited: 11/12/2011

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WPA ProjectsOkmulgee Armory - Okmulgee, OK

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One of 54 State Armories constructed by the WPA in Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/25/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHarmon Athletic Field - Okmulgee, OK

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This WPA project was begun in 1935 and completed in 1936.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/25/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSalt Lake County Library - Midvale, Utah

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The Salt Lake County Library, a WPA project is now the Midvale City Center in Midvale Utah.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mom the Cook & cashnhubby

location: Utah

date approved: 5/24/2011

last visited: 9/5/2011

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WPA ProjectsCongress Park - Denver, CO

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This WPA marker sits in Congress Park in Denver to honor the work completed by the WPA that included construction of the playing fields, tree planting and terraces.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 5/23/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWPA Park Shelter - Lindbergh State Park, Little Falls, MN

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Rustic Lodge Picnic Shelter in Lindbergh State Park, Little Falls, MN.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lenron

location: Minnesota

date approved: 5/22/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsState Armory - Beggs, OK

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Built in 1936 by the WPA, this is another example of the long-lasting construction projects of that pre-War era.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/21/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsUtah State Capitol Rotunda's WPA Murals - Salt Lake City, Utah

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360 degree murals around the Capitol Rotunda

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lord Mot

location: Utah

date approved: 5/20/2011

last visited: 3/30/2011

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