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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 ProjectsSan Diego County Administration Center - San Diego, CA

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Completed in 1938 and was primarily funded by the Works Progress Administration.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 8/10/2015

last visited: 7/4/2015

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WPA ProjectsJ. P. Hanna Block - Pueblo, CO

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One of the most beautiful buildings in the area, this was the site of the 1938 W.P.A. Sewing Room to create jobs and garments for workers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/5/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGymnasium – Beggs, OK

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In 1938, this was said to be the largest gymnasium in Okmulgee County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/24/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSpringer School - Springer, OK

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This campus contains two WPA-constructed buildings.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/20/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGreenville School - Marietta, OK

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This is a lovely stone school building located just off Highway 77.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/20/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsThackerville School - Thackerville, OK

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This property is a little confusing trying to properly identify the WPA construction.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/20/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSchool Gym - Harrah, OK

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This WPA construction is extremely unique in this area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/20/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office Mural - Marietta, OK

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The WPA sponsored many artists during the Depression, and Marietta is one of the post offices which displays this artwork.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/20/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMarietta Post Office - Marietta, OK

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This is one of the many WPA projects during the 1930's and 1940's that remain in full use today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/20/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLincoln Park Picnic Tables - Oklahoma City, OK

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The picnic tables are just a small part of the extensive work the CCC and WPA did in this area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/9/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWPA Bathhouse – rural Carlos, MN

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This stone bath house can be found right near the beach at the far end of Lake Carlos State Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 7/9/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCalumet High School Addition - Calumet, OK

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The WPA added an addition to this 1920's high school.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/9/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLand's End Observatory - Whitewater, CO

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This road and scenic observatory were built with CCC/WPA labor and funds in 1934-1935 to allow visitors the magnificent view of western Colorado and Utah.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/9/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSilver Falls State Park Lodge - Silverton, OR

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The stone and timber framed Concession Building erected in 1940 (now called the South Falls Lodge) is surrounded by stone terraces.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Oregon

date approved: 7/6/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office Mural - Sedro-Woolley, WA

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"Loggers and Millworkers" by Albert C. Runquist

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Washington

date approved: 7/6/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsNorthern Approach to Golden Gate Bridge - San Francisco, California, USA

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The "Sausalito Lateral Approach" to the Golden Gate Bridge, today named "Alexander Avenue", was build by WPA workers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member netdust

location: California

date approved: 6/19/2015

last visited: never

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WPA Projects(Former) High School - Watonga, OK

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Watonga High School and Auditorium are now occupied as the Watonga Middle School.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/15/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMaine Central School - Maine, NY

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Maine Central School is also known as J.Ralph Ingalls School was built in 1940 in part with PWA funds

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 6/15/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSchool District #42 - Watonga, OK

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Once occupied as an elementary school, this building is currently vacant and in disrepair.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/15/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBoy Scout Hut - Watonga, OK

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Built as a Boy Scout Hut in 1935, the building still houses a cub scout troop.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/15/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office Mural – Mart TX

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Covered Wagon pulled by oxen. Woman and children riding. Men walking.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/8/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office – Mart, TX

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One story red brick building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/8/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office – Groesbeck,TX

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One story red brick building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/8/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office Mural – Longview, TX

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Horses hitched to a cotton wagon, man driving a tractor, and two cows in front of shed/barn.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/8/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLongview Post Office

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Two story brick building still in use as post office.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/8/2015

last visited: never

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