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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 Father Francisco Garces Statue - Bakersfield, CAview gallery

NWNW25.9 km

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WPA ProjectsFather Francisco Garces Statue - Bakersfield, CA

in WPA Projects

When visiting up close be careful of traffic!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fresgo

location: California

date approved: 9/17/2010

last visited: 1/16/2011

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WW57.9 km

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WPA ProjectsThe Fort - Taft, CA

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A replica of Sutter's Fort in Taft, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 9/6/2015

last visited: 5/6/2017

Image for Tulare City Hall - Tulare, CAview gallery

NN120.1 km

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WPA ProjectsTulare City Hall - Tulare, CA

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The Tulare City Hall was a project of the Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works, the originall name of the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 12/29/2014

last visited: never

Image for Exeter City Hall - California - 1933view gallery

NN124.1 km

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WPA ProjectsExeter City Hall - California - 1933

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137 North F Street Exeter, CA 93221

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fresgo

location: California

date approved: 9/17/2010

last visited: 9/17/2010

Image for Bridge on Franklin Canyon Dr - Los Angeles, CAview gallery

SS127 km

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WPA ProjectsBridge on Franklin Canyon Dr - Los Angeles, CA

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A bridge over a stream (now dry) built in 1940 by WPA workers

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SUp3rFM & Cruella

location: California

date approved: 6/20/2016

last visited: never

Image for City Hall - Glendale, CAview gallery

SESE129.9 km

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WPA ProjectsCity Hall - Glendale, CA

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613 E. Broadway Glendale, CA 91206

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fresgo

location: California

date approved: 5/1/2011

last visited: 10/10/2010

Image for Griffith Observatoy Astronomers Monument  -  Los Angeles, CAview gallery

SS130.8 km

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WPA ProjectsGriffith Observatoy Astronomers Monument - Los Angeles, CA

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Designed by Archibald Garner and completed by the WPA in 1934 as one of its most ambitious projects. It towers in front of the famed Griffith Observatory overlooking the city of Los Angeles, and depicts six of the world's greatest astronomers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: California

date approved: 1/5/2009

last visited: 7/9/2016

Image for Lou Henry Hoover Elementary School - Whittier, CAview gallery

SESE154.8 km

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WPA ProjectsLou Henry Hoover Elementary School - Whittier, CA

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Completed in 1938, this elementary school is still in use.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Merlin-N-Mim

location: California

date approved: 6/22/2012

last visited: never

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