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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 ProjectsMackenzie Field - Holyoke, MA

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Mackenzie Field, a.k.a. Mackenzie Stadium, is a baseball venue located at 500 Beech Street in Holyoke, MA

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/2/2021

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFort McHenry - Baltimore, MD

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Fort McHenry's earthworks and structures were restored by the WPA in 1933.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/30/2021

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBellville High School - Bellville, TX

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Art Deco one story building of brick with cement decoration.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/29/2021

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHigh School Entrance - Rush Springs, OK

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This was a relatively small project in Rush Springs, by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/26/2021

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMittineague Park Stone Arch Bridge - West Springfield, MA

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A stone arch bridge built in 1938 by the WPA is located in the former swimming area of Mittineague Park. The entrance to the park is from 1695 Westfield, Street in West Springfield, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/23/2021

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLincoln School Basketball Courts - Chickasha, OK

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These four basketball practice courts are located north of the former Lincoln Elementary School.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/23/2021

last visited: never

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WPA Projects(Former) Post Office - Caldwell, TX

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One story brick post office.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/21/2021

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFormer Lincoln School - Chickasha, OK

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This school was built in 1939 as the Lincoln School.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/18/2021

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLincoln School - Chickasha, OK

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Built in 1937, Lincoln School is still in use as an elementary school.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/18/2021

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsNavy – Merchant Marine Memorial - Washington, D.C.

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Located across from the Columbia Island Marina entrance along the George Washington Memorial Parkway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 8/17/2021

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSouth Ward/Mineola Colored/McFarland - Mineola, TX

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McFarland High School was a segregated high school serving African American students in Mineola, TX, from 1950 to 1965. The school previously named Mineola Colored High School and before that South Ward High School.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/16/2021

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMeredith Memorial Stadium - Quitman, TX

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Remodeled in 1994 with paved parking and field house, named Meredith Memorial Stadium at that time.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/16/2021

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCity Hall - Kirkwood, MO

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A while back I started this district, now trying to finish. Georgian Revival building with Greek Revival portico

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 8/12/2021

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSchool - Eustace, TX

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The 1940 building is gone, but the wall remains as does the rock bleachers for the football field.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/2/2021

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsChicago, Railroad Center of the Nation mural – Downers Grove, IL

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WPA mural located inside the Downers Grove Post Office, high up on a wall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/19/2021

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCommunity Center - Lancaster, TX

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One story rubble rock building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/26/2021

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHigh School Gym - Lancaster

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WPA marker on the alcove entrance of the gym.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/26/2021

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFormer Federal Building and Post Office - Elk City, OK

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Formerly the U.S. Post Office, this building is now occupied by the School Board of Education.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/19/2021

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLometa School - Lometa, TX

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The curved entrance with columns was added to the building in 1986 to hold the school bell from 1886.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/14/2021

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGrand Forks County Fairgrounds - Grand Forks, ND

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This WPA location is in north Grand Forks, just off of Gateway Drive.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member m&m O

location: North Dakota

date approved: 6/8/2021

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsI.O.O.F. Cemetery Wall - Denton, TX

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WPA Workers built a riprap rock retaining wall around the I.O.O.F. Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/7/2021

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsUniversity of North Texas – Denton TX

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Coordinates given are for the University sign at N. Texas and I-35 access road.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/7/2021

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSigns of the Zodiac and Celestial Bodies - Chicago, IL

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Sixteen ceramic mosaics in barrel-vaulted passageway leading from street to a secluded garden near medical school.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/5/2021

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGeorge Washington Carver School - Coalgate, OK

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The George Washington Carver School was built as a WPA project in 1938.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/18/2021

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCoalgate School Gymnasium/Auditorium - Coalgate, OK

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The WPA built this school building in 1936. It is located near Fox and Frey Streets.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/18/2021

last visited: never

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