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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 ProjectsGalveston State Psychopathic Hospital Improvements – Galveston, TX

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WPA improvements to an existing hospital.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 2/19/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsStephen F. Austin Junior High School - Galveston, TX

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Three story cement building. Stephen F. Austin Junior High School is engraved above the entrance at the second story level. First story level has relief art decoration.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 2/19/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCity Park WPA Projects - Hobart, OK

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Several WPA Projects were completed in this Hobart park, in 1935.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/19/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRoff Armory - Roff, OK

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The old Roff Armory is located on the block bounded by Burns Ave, W Main St, N 10th St, and N 9th St, Roff, OK. It was constructed by the WPA between 1935 and 1937, and placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/29/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsKeller Recreation Center – Keller,TX

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The Keller Recreation Center, also referred to as the Rock Gym, was constructed in 1933-34 by the Civil Works Administration (CWA). The CWA was later replaced by the Works Progress Administration (WPA).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 1/29/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsState Street Subway - Chicago, IL

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Known to modern Chicago as a the Red Line, few realize it was originally a project of multiple New Deal agencies.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member libbykc

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/29/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsKiowa County Jail - Hobart, OK

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Built in 1905, the Kiowa County Jail underwent a major renovation conducted by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/29/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFairland School (Former) - Marble Falls, TX

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Rubble rock construction building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 1/29/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLakeshore Drive - Chicago, IL

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One of Chicago's most famous roadways (and definitely its most scenic) was a project of the PWA and WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member libbykc

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/29/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMUNICIPAL ROSE GARDEN – TYLER TX

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The Works Progress Administration (WPA) built the Tyler Municipal Rose Garden in Tyler TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 1/29/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRipley County Courthouse - Doniphan, MO

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Not the building of the courthouse BUT the remodel and repair after storm damage....

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 12/27/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsU.S. Post Office - Hobart, OK

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This beautiful post office was built with funding from the Treasury Department.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/27/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCity Hall and Fire Station – Weatherford,TX

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J.B. Davies - Architect

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/27/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWoodhouse School (former) Improvements – Palestine,TX

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Woodhouse for opened in the fall of 1938. Originally serving grades one through eight, the school added a grade each year until 1942, when the first senior class graduated and the first yearbook was published.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/27/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWPA Sidewalk - Weatherford, TX

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Found two locations where Work Progress Administration was stamped in the concrete. Above coordinates are for the curb/gutter location.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/27/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWilliam Travis Education Center – Weatherford, TX

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Cornerstone of building is displayed on the inside, so I believe the rock entrance was not part of the origianal building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/27/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSullivan County Courthouse - Milan, MO

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"This courthouse has clean art deco lines with classic light fixtures flanking the front entrance. Above the entrance are 3 doves holding the scales of justice." ~ Living New Deal

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 12/27/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPublic Market – Weatherford, TX

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Two cement buildings just east of the Parker County Courthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/27/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsInternational & Great Northern Railroad Underpass – San Antonio, TX

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Contractor was McKenzie Construction Company.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/27/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBrackenridge Park Bridge Improvements – San Antonio, Texas

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1890 iron bridge over San Antonio River on Brackenridge Way in Brackenridge Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/27/2019

last visited: 1/16/2020

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WPA ProjectsGymnasium – Pflugerville, TX

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A Works Progress Administration (WPA) camp in Pflugerville built the rock gym in 1934 which became a noted athletic venue.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/27/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLeonhardt Lagoon - Fair Park - Dallas, TX

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The Leonhardt Lagoon, named after philanthropist Dorothea Leonhardt, was built with Federal WPA (Work Progress Administration) funds in 1936, at the site of the Texas Centennial Exposition.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/27/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFair Park: Hall of State Mural – Dallas, TX

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Located inside the Hall of State (State of Texas Building) in Fair Park. Hours open: Tuesday – Saturday | 10:00 AM -5:00 PM // Sundays | 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/27/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsTenison Park - Dallas, TX

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Park in the divide of East and West Grand Avenue.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/27/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsJuanita Craft Park - Dallas, TX

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Lovely rock building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/27/2019

last visited: never

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