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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 ProjectsInks Dam National Fish Hatchery - Burnet, TX

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Work was done bhy the National Youth Administration (NYA) 1938-1941

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/26/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsState Highway 9 Bridge - Mason, TX

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Truss bridge over the Llano River.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/26/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRoadside Park - Williamson County, TX

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Uncared for and overgrown area along what is now TX-29

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/24/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsTatums High School - Tatums, OK

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A memorial to the old Tatums High School stands at its former location at 79 Jefferson St, Tatums, OK, providing a little sound byte for its history, and its WPA plaque has been retained to note its provenance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/15/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLoco School Gymnasium and Auditorium - Loco, OK

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Constructed in 1940, the old Loco School Gymnasium and Auditorium stands empty and neglected today on East St at its intersection with A St, Loco, OK.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/2/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsIndustrial and Agricultural Development of East Texas - Tyler, TX

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Fort Worth artist James Douthitt Wilson was commissioned by the federally funded economic relief Public Works of Art Project to paint twelve murals for the Carnegie Library in Tyler.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/1/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPedestrian Underpass - Tyler, TX

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Unlighted underpass under Broadway Street in front of Hogg Junior High School

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/1/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRon Stephens Stadium (Roosevelt Stadium)- Lawton, OK

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Formerly called Roosevelt Stadium, Ron Stephens Stadium was renamed after the WPA Administrator.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/27/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLinn County Jail and Sheriff's Residence - Linneus, MO

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Building was closed for renovations during my visit...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/18/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHighland Cemetery Entrance - Lawton, OK

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The entrance to Highland Cemetery was constructed by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/11/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsUnited States Post Office and Courthouse - Jefferson City, Missouri

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Federal courthouse in Jefferson City, Missouri

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/11/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFair Park - Tyler, TX

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The Works Progress Administration (WPA) and the National Youth Administration (NYA) completed work for the Fair Park in Tyler TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/11/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office (Former) - McAllen, TX

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The Treasury Department funded the construction of the Post Office in McAllen TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/11/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWPA School Wall - Cache, OK

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All that is left of this large WPA project is a two-block enclosure wall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/11/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsEast Texas Oil Museum Murals - Kilgore, TX

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While the Living New Deal website lists them as "East Texas Oil Museum Murals", it should be noted that they have been returned to the former post office building they originally were painted for.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/4/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFair Park – Dallas, TX

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Coordinates given are for the Parry Ave. walk-in entrance to the park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/4/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCastroville School (Former) Remodeling – Castroville, TX

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The State of Texas formed Medina County in 1848. The county erected the first permanent courthouse in Castroville in 1854. When the county seat moved to Hondo in 1892, the courthouse in Castroville was converted to a school.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/4/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGeorge C. Davis Site Archaeological Excavation – Alto, TX

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The excavation site is now part of the Caddo Mounds State Historic Site. It is located along SH 21 west of Alto.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/4/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRoadside Park - Newcastle, TX

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Roadside picnic areas were created by the National Youth Administration in cooperation with the Texas Highway Department.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/4/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsTonkawa Park - Crawford, TX

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The Civil Works Administration (CWA) and the National Youth Administration (NYA) were involved in the construction of the Tonkawa Park in Crawford TX. According to the Waco Tribune-Herald, “278 NYA youth contributed to building the park.”

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 2/23/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsStone Gymnasium - Hobart, OK

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This stone gymnasium is built like a fortress.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/23/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFalls County Roadside Park - Marlin, TX

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Federal funds supported the construction of the Falls County Roadside Park in Marlin TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 2/23/2020

last visited: never

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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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