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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 ProjectsPost Office (former) – Decatur TX

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This New Deal post office was constructed in 1937 with Treasury Department funds. It presently houses the Decatur Visitors Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/4/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBrenham High School Gymnasium – Brenham, TX

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The gymnasium was constructed by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in 1939-40.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/25/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWashington County Courthouse - Brenham, TX

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An Art Deco style with a limestone veneer over structural steel. The courthouse was built with Works Progress Administration assistance in 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/25/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office – Giddings, TX

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This historic post office was constructed with federal Treasury Department funds. The building was constructed in 1937-8 and is still in use today.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/25/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office Mural – Giddings, TX

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Fine Arts commissioned mural, entitled “Cowboys Receiving the Mail,” completed in 1939. Artist is Otis Dozier.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/25/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHelper Civic Auditorium - Helper, UT

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A National Register of Historic Places plaque at 19 S Main St, Helper, UT, notes this building, the Helper Civic Auditorium, as being part of the Helper Commercial District, referencing its being a WPA project.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Utah

date approved: 11/16/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPark Shelter No 1 - West Salem, WI

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Built as a cooperative project between La Crosse County and the WPA, this park shelter is located at Veterans Memorial Campgrounds in West Salem, Wisconsin.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member mrjcanger

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 11/16/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsViroqua Bathhouse - Viroqua, WI

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Built with a swimming pool in 1936, this amazing building stands today marked with the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member mrjcanger

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 11/9/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRockwall County Historic Courthouse - Rockwall, TX

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Built in the Moderne style, the old Rockwall County Courthouse in Rockwall, TX was built between 1938 and 1941 -- with funds from the Public Works Administration -- at a cost of approximately $92,000.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 10/28/2016

last visited: 5/8/2010

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WPA ProjectsVan Zandt County Courthouse - Canton, TX

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Built in the Moderne style, the Van Zandt County Courthouse in Canton, TX was built between 1936 and 1937 -- with funds from the Public Works Administration -- at a cost of $142,585.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 10/23/2016

last visited: 10/16/2016

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WPA ProjectsPost Office - Rockdale, TX

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This historic post office was constructed in 1939 with federal Treasury Department funds. The building is still in use today.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/7/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office Mural – Rockdale TX

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A Treasury Section of Fine Arts-commissioned oil-on-canvas mural entitled “Industry in Rockdale.” Painted by Maxwell Starr.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/7/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFort McCoy Highway 16 Gate - Fort McCoy, WI

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This amazing structure spans about 250 feet from end to end and served as Camp McCoy's main gate until at least the new cantonment area was built in 1942.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member mrjcanger

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 10/5/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFort McCoy Highway 21 Gate - Angelo, WI

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Located on Ginger Road right before South Post Fort McCoy, This gate was built by the WPA in support of military improvements during 1940-41.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member mrjcanger

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 10/4/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office & Federal Building - Bonners Ferry, Id

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While plans were afoot for a new federal building for Bonners Ferry in early 1935, it wasn't until April 30th of 1938 that the building was officially dedicated. Well built of brick and concrete, it remains the post office to this day.

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location: Idaho

date approved: 10/3/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLake County Courthouse - Polson, MT

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Standing just east of the mouth of the Flathead River in downtown Polson, the Lake County Courthouse was a PWA project of the 1930s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 9/27/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsUS Post Office - Deer Lodge, MT

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Still in use by the city of Deer Lodge, this post office, besides bing a WPA project, was the recipient of a WPA Arts Project mural.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 9/7/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWintersmth Park - WPA - Ada, OK

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The WPA continued work previously done at this park by the CCC.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/5/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCentral Fire Station - Ada, OK

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Construction of the Central Fire Station was a project of the Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works, later renamed the Public Works Administration (PWA).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/29/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsEast Central University Athletic Field & Stadium - Ada, OK

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Built in the late 1930's by the WPA, this stadium is still in use today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/29/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSampson County Courthouse - Clinton, NC

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The Courthouse being the center piece when applying for NRHP status

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: North Carolina

date approved: 8/29/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsIrving Community Clubhouse - Irving, TX

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An Irving Centennial Marker here at 135 S Jefferson Street notes that this building was constructed by the WPA in 1936. It has served the community in many ways, and continues to do so today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/29/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsNapier School - Ada, OK

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Napier School is currently occupied as Ada Baptist Temple.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/21/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsEllis Island Ferry Terminal - Jersey City, NJ

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It's the only way for the public to get to the island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/20/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsChapel - Rosedale Cemetery - Ada, OK

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This is a very unique example of WPA construction located in Rosedale Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/20/2016

last visited: never

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