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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 ProjectsTerrace Cafe - San Francisco, CA

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The Terrace Cafe is a WPA project at the San Francisco Zoo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/26/2016

last visited: never

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The bear exhibit at the San Francisco Zoo was by as a WPA project.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/26/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSouth American Tropical Rainforest & Aviary - San Francisco, CA

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The South American Tropical Rainforest & Aviary at the San Francisco Zoo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/26/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWall Community Library - Wall SD

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The Wall Community Library was built as the Wall Community Center by the WPA in 1936.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/19/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office - Lowville, New York

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The post office is at 7651 North State Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob

location: New York

date approved: 7/18/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSulphur Armory - Sulphur, OK

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Also known as the National Guard Armory, the Sulphur Armory stands vacant today at 500 W Wynnewood Ave, Sulphur, OK. Placed on the National Register in 1994, it is an outstanding example of the work of the Works Progress Administration.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/10/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWhitewater State Park CCC/WPA – Elba, MN

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The Works Progress Administration was responsible for the completing many of the buildings still used today in Whitewater State Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 7/8/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSpeaker Towers - San Francisco, CA

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The speaker towers were built in the 1930s by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 7/8/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSulphur Creek Bridge – Lampasas TX

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The Sulphur Creek Bridge is a three span steel stringer bridge that carries U.S. Highway 281 over Sulphur Creek in Lampasas, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/8/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFerry County Courthouse - Republic, WA

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Erected in 1936 in the county seat of Republic, the Art Deco styled Ferry County Courthouse was a depression era project of the Public Works Administration (PWA).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 7/8/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsThe Pageant of Texas - Goliad, TX

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On display on the north wall of the mission museum at Goliad State Park is a large mural created under Public Works of Art Project.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/8/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office Mural - Elgin, TX

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Painted by Texas artist Julius Woeltz, the Section of Fine Arts mural “Texas Farm” was produced in 1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/8/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsUS Post Office - Elgin, TX

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This post office was constructed for the town of Elgin with funds from the federal Treasury Department in 1938

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/8/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office Mural - Lockhart, TX

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The mural “The Pony Express Station” was completed with federal Treasury Section of Fine Arts funds and installed in the historic Lockhart post office in 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/8/2016

last visited: never

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The historic post office in Lockhart, Texas was completed with federal Treasury Department funds in 1936. The building is still in use today.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/8/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office Mural - Kenedy, TX

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New Deal artwork: a Section of Fine Arts-commissioned mural, titled “Grist for the Mill,” completed in 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/8/2016

last visited: never

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The historic post office in Kenedy, Texas was constructed with federal Treasury Department funds. The building, which was constructed in 1937, houses New Deal artwork inside and is still in use today.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/8/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRockport School (former) – Rockport, TX

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Workers completed construction on the Rockport School, labeled Project Number 2813, under the PWA. The school was built on the site of an earlier Rockport school, a wooden structure.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/8/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBridge on Franklin Canyon Dr - Los Angeles, CA

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A bridge over a stream (now dry) built in 1940 by WPA workers

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SUp3rFM & Cruella

location: California

date approved: 6/20/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGillespie County Courthouse – Fredericksburg TX

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Built in the Modern style, the Gillespie County Courthouse was completed in July 1939. There is a plaque just inside the front door that attributes the construction to the Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/20/2016

last visited: 7/18/2016

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WPA ProjectsPost Office (former) – Fredericksburg TX

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The Fredericksburg Post Office was built with New Deal funds in 1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/20/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFredericksburg Public School Improvements – Fredericksburg TX

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Fredericksburg received a WPA grant in 1938 to improve the campus and athletic field at the Fredericksburg Public School (now Fredericksburg Middle School).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/20/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsEmigrants at Nightfall - Alvin, TX

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In 1942, the mural created by Texas artist Loren Mozley was installed in the Alvin Post Office, today is hangs in the museum. You have to get permission to photograph it. Museum open Thur-Fri 11am-3pm. Admission $3.00

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/6/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office (Former) - Alvin, TX

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Built in 1940, this former post office today acts as the Alvin Historical Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/6/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMaritime Museum - San Fransisco, CA

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The Maritime Museum in Fisherman's Wharf was built by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/3/2016

last visited: 6/3/2016

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