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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 ProjectsOlmos Basin Park – San Antonio, TX

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North of downtown San Antonio, this little park is just off HWY 281.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 1/10/2021

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSchool - Nazareth, TX

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One story red brick building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/24/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office - Hereford, TX

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One story yellow brick post office.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/23/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsAuditorium/Gym - Farwell, TX

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Located near the corner of Avenue G and 6th Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/23/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGymnasium - Amherst, TX

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Red brick building with cement ornamentation.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/23/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMuleshoe National Wildlife Refuge - Muleshoe, TX

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Refuge in on Hwy 214, approx. 20 miles south of Muleshoe, TX

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/21/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSchool - Earth, TX

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One story yellow brick school with ornate white cement entrance.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/21/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSchool - Olton, TX

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Lovely brick building with small corner entrance.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/21/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsJohnson County Courthouse - Clarksville, AR

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This fine County Courthouse was constructed with funding from the Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works; in Clarksville, Arkansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Arkansas

date approved: 11/19/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGymnasium - Hermleigh, TX

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Adobe structure with art deco look.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/19/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCody Memorial Library - Southwestern University - Georgetown, TX

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In 1939 Cody Memorial Library was built on a lot east of the administration building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/14/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBusiness U.S. Highway 79 Underpass - Taylor, TX

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MKT Railroad bridge, design on supports have rounded ends and layered look of Art Deco.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/10/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsTravis School Gym - Snyder, TX

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It remains in use for occasional Little Dribblers basketball and indoor golf practice.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/5/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHockley County Jail - Levelland, TX

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Two story square cement building still in use today.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/3/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLamb County Library Sculptures - Littlefield, TX

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The public library was built as a post office in 1940. The library moved into the building in 2007. The sculptures are still displayed inside the building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/2/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLamb County Library (old Post Office) - Littlefield, TX

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Building was constructed as a post office in 1940. Library moved into the former post office January 2007. WPA artwork is still displayed inside.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/2/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRopesville Resettlement Community - Ropesville, TX

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All that remains of the resettlement community is the community building constructed for the people of the farms in 1939. It was moved to this current location in 1959.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/2/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPolice Headquarters Building - Brownfield, TX

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Building was constructed as a post office in 1938. Post office changed into Police Station in 2014.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/1/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSchool - Seagraves, TX

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One story brick has the look of Art Deco style. No plaque on building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/1/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSchool - Seminole, TX

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Beige brick building still in use.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/30/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office (Former) - Lamesa, TX

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The building now houses offices of the Federal Government.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/29/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSchool and Gymnasium - Lamesa, TX

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School and Gymnasium located at South 1st Street & North Bryan Avenue, Lamesa, TX 79331. Buildings are not marked.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/29/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office (Former) Mural - Lamesa, TX

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Mural is now in The Forrest Community Center. The building is available Monday through Friday from 8:00am – 12:00pm and 1:00pm – 5:00pm.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/29/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLamesa Farm Workers Community – Los Ybanez, TX

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Approximately one and one-half miles southeast of Lamesa, the Dawson County seat, the facility provided housing and other services for migrant and resident farm labor families in the early 40s.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/29/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSan Gabriel River Bridges - Georgetown, TX

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30.64395, -97.67784 is a good place to pull over and walk to see the bridges. High traffic area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 9/28/2020

last visited: 11/14/2020

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