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WPA Projects
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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 WPA Project - McKellar Field - TriCities Regional Airportview gallery

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WPA ProjectsWPA Project - McKellar Field - TriCities Regional Airport

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U.S. Senator Kenneth D. McKellar dispensed patronage through the WPA, thus the airfield serving the tricities of Bristol, Johnson City, and Kingsport, Tennessee was named after him.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/20/2008

last visited: never

Image for East Tennessee State University Amphitheater, Johnson City, Tennesseeview gallery

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WPA ProjectsEast Tennessee State University Amphitheater, Johnson City, Tennessee

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Amphitheater built on the campus of East Tennessee State University in 1941 as a WPA project

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PersonsMD

location: Tennessee

date approved: 12/28/2008

last visited: 1/2/2010

Image for Stone Castle - Bristol, TNview gallery

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WPA ProjectsStone Castle - Bristol, TN

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The "Stone Castle" is a city football stadium built with funds provided by the Works Progress Administration between 1934 and 1937.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 5/15/2009

last visited: never

Image for 1940 US Post Office - Sevierville, TNview gallery

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WPA Projects1940 US Post Office - Sevierville, TN

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Constructed by the Works Progress Adminstration towards the end of the program in 1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 4/2/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCove Creek High School, Sugar Grove, North Carolina

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The rock building on the banks of Cove Creek was built by local citizens as one of the last WPA projects in the 1940's, under the FDR administration's "Second New Deal"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PersonsMD

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/5/2009

last visited: 8/31/2008

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