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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 Fort McCoy Highway 21 Gate - Angelo, WIview gallery

WW52.8 km

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WPA ProjectsFort McCoy Highway 21 Gate - Angelo, WI

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Located on Ginger Road right before South Post Fort McCoy, This gate was built by the WPA in support of military improvements during 1940-41.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member mrjcanger

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 10/4/2016

last visited: never

Image for Fort McCoy Highway 16 Gate - Fort McCoy, WIview gallery

WW52.9 km

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WPA ProjectsFort McCoy Highway 16 Gate - Fort McCoy, WI

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This amazing structure spans about 250 feet from end to end and served as Camp McCoy's main gate until at least the new cantonment area was built in 1942.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member mrjcanger

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 10/5/2016

last visited: never

Image for Weinbrenner Shoe Factory - Marshfield, WIview gallery

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WPA ProjectsWeinbrenner Shoe Factory - Marshfield, WI

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In 1935, this building was constructed as a WPA project.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member REUAHNESIE

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 1/19/2013

last visited: never

Image for Edison School - Ellis, WI, USAview gallery

NENE78.5 km

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WPA ProjectsEdison School - Ellis, WI, USA

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The Edison School was Built as a WPA project in 1938-39

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member REUAHNESIE

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 10/20/2010

last visited: never

Image for Viroqua Bathhouse - Viroqua, WIview gallery

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WPA ProjectsViroqua Bathhouse - Viroqua, WI

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Built with a swimming pool in 1936, this amazing building stands today marked with the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member mrjcanger

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 11/9/2016

last visited: never

Image for Park Shelter No 1 - West Salem, WIview gallery

WW84.3 km

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WPA ProjectsPark Shelter No 1 - West Salem, WI

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Built as a cooperative project between La Crosse County and the WPA, this park shelter is located at Veterans Memorial Campgrounds in West Salem, Wisconsin.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member mrjcanger

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 11/16/2016

last visited: never

Image for U S Post Office Waupaca, WI  54981view gallery

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WPA ProjectsU S Post Office Waupaca, WI 54981

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The construction of this US Post Office was started in 1937 as a WPA project and opened in August of 1939. There was also a mural that was completed in the hall of the post office as part of that WPA project.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member REUAHNESIE

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 11/20/2010

last visited: never

Image for LEGEND - Waupaca Elementary School - Waupaca, WIview gallery

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WPA ProjectsLEGEND - Waupaca Elementary School - Waupaca, WI

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This building was built in 1938 as a Works Progress Administration Progect.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member REUAHNESIE

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 9/23/2011

last visited: 10/11/2012

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