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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 ProjectsVine Hill School and Church - Wheelerville, MO

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A WPA-built multipurpose building in rural Barry County, Missouri

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member MountainWoods

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/28/2014

last visited: 11/26/2014

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WPA ProjectsDixon School - Dixon, MT

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This 1919 school was upgraded in 1938 with WPA funds and remains in use today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 11/22/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office Mural - Endicott, NY

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WPA Mural in Post Office of the building of Endicott in 1901

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 11/17/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCourthouse - Van Buren, MO

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WPA Project no. 168, still an active Courtney courthouse,original building - original purpose

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 9/8/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsColorado State Hospital - Pueblo, CO

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Superintendent Dr. Frank Zimmerman used the WPA to help erect buildings for the hospital and dairy farm.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 9/7/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRaab Rd arch bridge - Lucas County, Ohio

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Raab Rd (CR 47) arch bridge over Langenderfer Ditch in Spencer Twp, Lucas County, Ohio. Constructed in 1938.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member buffalohiker

location: Ohio

date approved: 9/7/2014

last visited: 8/25/2014

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WPA ProjectsScout Cabin - Veedersburg, IN

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At the Hub Park, in Veedersburg, Indiana, there is a traditional log construction "Scout Cabin", built in 1934, by W.P.A. workers from locally grown logs.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kc9pdy

location: Indiana

date approved: 8/24/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFitzsimons Army Hospital and WWI Medical Staff Memorial - Aurora, CO

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The WPA upgraded infrastructure as well as building this WWI memorial dedicated to the Medical Staff who lost their lives during the hostilities.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/4/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWest Salem City Hall - Salem, Oregon

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Art Deco style former City Hall building

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 7/7/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsVeterans Lake - Sulphur, OK

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Veterans Lake is one of many combined CCC and WPA projects in Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/1/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRomance of the Mail - Sulphur, OK

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The Sulphur Post Office lobby contains one of the many WPA-sponsored murals found in post offices throughout the country.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/30/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSulphur Post Office - Sulphur, OK

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This is another project of the WPA's extensive government building construction.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/30/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSandpoint Community Hall - Sandpoint, ID

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Begun as a boy scout project early in 1935, this log community hall eventually became a national project, with financial input from an alphabet soup of organizations, from the I.E.R.A to the W.P.A. to the U.S.O.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Idaho

date approved: 6/17/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHistoric Beltrami Camp, Lake Bemidji State Park, Bemidji, MN

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Historic Beltrami Camp is located on the road at the end of the state park campground.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 6/17/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCity Hall - Priest River, ID

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With a bit of help from the WPA, without which it wouldn't have happened, the town of Priest River, ID got a spanking new town hall in 1937. Idaho had been in recession since the 1920s and the WPA projects received were a great boost to its economy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Idaho

date approved: 6/16/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPriest River High School - Priest River, ID

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Another much needed WPA project, this High School (now Junior High) was begun in 1940. The Art Moderne design was the brainchild of well known architect G. A. Pehrson, of Spokane, WA and continues in use to this day.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Idaho

date approved: 6/16/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBoundary County Courthouse - Bonners Ferry, ID

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A project of the WPA, this art deco courthouse was completed in 1940. Its façade contains three bas relief panels designed by Fletcher Martin, one of only four WPA art projects known in Idaho. It continues to serve the community today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Idaho

date approved: 6/15/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFletcher Martin Bas Reliefs - Bonners Ferry, ID

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A project of the WPA, this art deco courthouse was completed in 1940. Its façade contains three bas relief panels designed by Fletcher Martin, one of only four of his WPA art projects known in Idaho.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Idaho

date approved: 6/15/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsShannon Springs Park - Chickasha, OK

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This is a large, scenic park with a lake, bridges, and numerous WPA construction.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/15/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWarehouse - Shannon Springs Park - Chickasha, OK

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This park warehouse typifies native stone WPA construction in Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/15/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCaretaker's House - Shannon Springs Park - Chickasha, OK

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This sturdy sandstone building is one of several items constructed by the WPA in Shannon Springs Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/11/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsAmphitheater - Shannon Springs Park - Chickasha, OK

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This WPA-constructed amphitheater is actively in use today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/11/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWPA Bridge - Shannon Springs Park - Chickasha, OK

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The WPA has constructed this beautiful and functional park bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/11/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsJr. High School Gym & Auditorium - Chickasha, OK

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This is a stylish Art Deco gymnasium/auditorium built onto the original Junior High School.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/10/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWashita Valley Community Center - Chickasha, OK

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This community center building, constructed in 1935 has recently been renovated and is currently serving the community's needs.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/5/2014

last visited: never

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