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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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Image for W. H. Adamson High School Addition - Dallas, TXview gallery

NENE1.8 km

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WPA ProjectsW. H. Adamson High School Addition - Dallas, TX

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Originally called Oak Cliff High School it was renamed in 1935 after the school superintendent who served from 1901-1934. Murals (1934) and additional wings (1938) were completed through New Deal Programs.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/30/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsDallas Zoo - Dallas Texas

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Small building in the Dallas Zoo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Texas

date approved: 7/6/2009

last visited: 11/27/2013

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NENE2.6 km

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WPA ProjectsLake Cliff Park Improvements – Dallas TX

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The site, originally developed in 1906 as an amusement park, received  additional improvements as part of New Deal work programs of the  1930s, including the stone picnic shelter, constructed in 1938

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/9/2019

last visited: never

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SWSW3.5 km

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WPA ProjectsKiest Park - Dallas, TX

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In 1931, Edwin Kiest, an influential Dallas businessman, made a gift of 247 acres of land to the City of Dallas for a regional park as a memorial to his wife, Elizabeth Patterson Kiest, who had died in 1917.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/30/2018

last visited: 11/15/2018

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NENE5 km

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WPA ProjectsUnion Terminal Company Underpass – Dallas, TX

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Listed as 'Triple Underpass' on paperwork for the Dealey Plaza Historic District.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/19/2019

last visited: never

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NENE5.1 km

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WPA ProjectsTerminal Annex Federal Building - Dallas, TX

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The historic Terminal Annex Federal Building in Dallas, Texas was constructed during the Great Depression with federal Treasury Department funds. The building, which houses examples of New Deal artwork inside, was constructed in 1936.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/19/2019

last visited: never

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NENE5.1 km

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WPA ProjectsDealey Plaza - Dallas, TX

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The building of Dealey Plaza was staffed by people under the Works Projects Administration.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member geobwong2k

location: Texas

date approved: 9/3/2008

last visited: 8/17/2019

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WPA ProjectsReverchon Park - Dallas Texas

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Reverchon Park in Dallas Texas, was built by workers from the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Texas

date approved: 7/14/2009

last visited: 4/6/2019

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NENE8.2 km

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WPA ProjectsRobert E Lee Park - Dallas Texas

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Workers Progress Administration in Robert E Lee Park, Dallas Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Texas

date approved: 7/22/2009

last visited: 4/6/2019

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NENE8.2 km

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WPA ProjectsArlington Hall - Dallas Texas

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Arlington Hall was built in 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Texas

date approved: 7/22/2009

last visited: 4/6/2019

Image for Dallas Museum of Science and History - Dallas Texasview gallery

NENE8.2 km

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WPA ProjectsDallas Museum of Science and History - Dallas Texas

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The Dallas Museum of Science and History was built by the Public Work Administration.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Texas

date approved: 7/13/2010

last visited: 3/19/2018

Image for Tietze Park Pavilion - Dallas, TXview gallery

NENE11.7 km

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WPA ProjectsTietze Park Pavilion - Dallas, TX

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The stone pavilion at the center of the park was a WPA project built in 1934.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/16/2015

last visited: 2/3/2016

Image for Irving Community Clubhouse - Irving, TXview gallery

NWNW12.7 km

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WPA ProjectsIrving Community Clubhouse - Irving, TX

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An Irving Centennial Marker here at 135 S Jefferson Street notes that this building was constructed by the WPA in 1936. It has served the community in many ways, and continues to do so today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/29/2016

last visited: never

Image for WPA Bridge - White Rock Lake - Dallas Texasview gallery

NENE14.2 km

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WPA ProjectsWPA Bridge - White Rock Lake - Dallas Texas

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A small bridge in White Rock Lake Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Texas

date approved: 7/31/2009

last visited: 10/18/2014

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WW24.9 km

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WPA ProjectsKooken School – Arlington TX

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North Side School at this location burned in 1909. In 1938, officials got WPA funding and a new school was built which opened in 1939. The school was named after John A. Kooken, a long-time superintendent of the Arlington School District.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/21/2018

last visited: never

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WW25.3 km

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WPA ProjectsPost Office (former) – Arlington TX

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The former post office built in 1939 Federal Works Administration.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/21/2018

last visited: never

Image for FORMER LOCATION: "Gathering Pecans" -WPA Mural - Arlington Texasview gallery

WW25.3 km

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WPA ProjectsFORMER LOCATION: "Gathering Pecans" -WPA Mural - Arlington Texas

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A mural painted by Otis Dozier, who was employed by the Works Progress Administration under the Federal Arts Project. The mural has been moved to the Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Fort Worth, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Texas

date approved: 10/12/2009

last visited: 5/19/2018

Image for Brazos House, University of Texas – Arlington TXview gallery

WW25.4 km

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WPA ProjectsBrazos House, University of Texas – Arlington TX

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Originally called Davis Hall, it was a dormitory for North Texas Agricultural College. It is now known as Brazos House and the college is now known as the University of Texas at Arlington. It was dedicated in 1936.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/28/2018

last visited: never

Image for Garland High School -- Garland TXview gallery

NENE26.1 km

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WPA ProjectsGarland High School -- Garland TX

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The "new" addition to Garland High School (original building built 1919) was built with labor and financial assistance from the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 3/9/2017

last visited: 2/2/2019

Image for Grapevine Springs Park - Coppell Texasview gallery

NWNW28 km

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WPA ProjectsGrapevine Springs Park - Coppell Texas

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Grapevine Springs Park is a WPA project in Coppell, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Texas

date approved: 4/3/2009

last visited: 9/29/2018

Image for Ferris School (former) – Ferris TXview gallery

SESE28.2 km

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WPA ProjectsFerris School (former) – Ferris TX

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The Works Progress Administration built the Ferris School between 1938 and 1940 under official project number 65-1-66-287.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/25/2018

last visited: never

Image for Dalworthington Gardens – Dalworthington Gardens, TXview gallery

WW29.9 km

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WPA ProjectsDalworthington Gardens – Dalworthington Gardens, TX

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Dalworthington Gardens (named that for its proximity to Dallas, Fort Worth, and Arlington) was established in 1934 as a subsistence homestead project by the Resettlement Administration.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/21/2018

last visited: never

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WW31.9 km

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WPA ProjectsHurst School - Hurst Texas

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The Hurst School - as it was previously known - was built between the years of 1938-40 by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) during the Great Depression. This building is one of the few constructed by the WPA in Northeast Tarrant County and cost approximately $35,000

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Texas

date approved: 3/20/2009

last visited: 5/21/2016

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WW33 km

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WPA ProjectsLEGACY - Tarrant County Bridge - Fort Worth, Texas

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*** WPA Bridge has been replaced - prior to 2018-05-24 *** Not a lot is known about this bridge other than what is on the attached plaque. First discovered by Geojeepsters when he recognized the format of the construction.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas

location: Texas

date approved: 7/30/2009

last visited: 1/31/2016

Image for WPA bridge - Handley - Fort Worth -Texasview gallery

WW34.9 km

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WPA ProjectsWPA bridge - Handley - Fort Worth -Texas

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Another small bridge built by the Works Progress Administration.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Texas

date approved: 10/12/2009

last visited: 10/28/2009

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