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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 ProjectsOld Oregon Highway Commision Headquarters

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This rustic style building was built by the WPA in 1938 to house the Oregon Highway Commission's regional headquarters.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member mightythylacine

location: Oregon

date approved: 2/18/2010

last visited: 4/4/2013

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WPA ProjectsStone House - Portland, Oregon

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The Stone House is located in Portland’s Forest Park, one of the largest urban forested parks in the United States. It was built during the Depression by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) as a restroom alongside then Balch Creek Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Oregon

date approved: 5/5/2007

last visited: 5/5/2018

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WPA ProjectsClackamas County Courthouse - Oregon City, Oregon

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County courthouse for Clackamas County in Oregon City, Oregon was built with WPA funding.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Oregon

date approved: 4/7/2009

last visited: 3/26/2016

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WPA ProjectsPromonade and Stairway, Oregon City, OR

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An impressive strolling path and staircase in Oregon City was built by the WPA, and is located on Singer Hill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Oregon

date approved: 5/6/2011

last visited: 3/26/2016

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WPA ProjectsJoseph Wood Hill Park Improvements - Portland, OR

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Joseph Wood Hill Park on Rocky Butte in Portland, Oregon, was improved during 1937-1939 as a WPA project, with stone walls, roadways, and a wide parking platform.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Oregon

date approved: 7/17/2010

last visited: 5/15/2021

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WPA ProjectsCanby City Hall, Canby, OR

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The original City Hall in Canby was built by the PWA, a division of WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Oregon

date approved: 4/21/2013

last visited: 5/3/2013

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WPA ProjectsNorth Salem High School - Salem, Oregon

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Public Works Administration project completed in 1937

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 7/23/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsOregon State Library – Salem, OR

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When you walk down the mall leading to the State Capitol building, the library is the building closest to the capitol on the right side of the mall.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Oregon

date approved: 1/11/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsOregon State Capitol Building – Salem, OR

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The Oregon State Capitol replaces a structure which was destroyed by fire in 1935. It occupies the site of the former building and is the dominating feature of a well-designed city plan

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Oregon

date approved: 1/11/2019

last visited: 7/24/2020

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WPA ProjectsWest Salem City Hall - Salem, Oregon

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Art Deco style former City Hall building

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 7/7/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMarion County Housing Committee Demonstration House - Salem, Oregon

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A Civil Works Administration project from 1934

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 8/31/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSilver Falls State Park Lodge - Silverton, OR

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The stone and timber framed Concession Building erected in 1940 (now called the South Falls Lodge) is surrounded by stone terraces.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Oregon

date approved: 7/6/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsTimberline Lodge - Mt. Hood, Oregon

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Timberline Lodge in an exquisite example of WPA work, built in 1936 entirely by hand. It is located on Mt. Hood and includes the Timberline Ski area where you can ski well into the summer months.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Oregon

date approved: 5/4/2007

last visited: 4/26/2020

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WPA ProjectsUniversity of Oregon Dad's Gate

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Dad's gate was the main iron gates for the University in the late 1940's They were built in part with funds from a PWA program.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam

location: Oregon

date approved: 10/16/2007

last visited: 12/13/2014

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WPA ProjectsKnight Library - University of Oregon – Eugene, OR

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Knight Library was known as the New Library when first constructed in 1937 and aided by PWA funds.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/10/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHowe Memorial Gates-University of Oregon

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These gates at The University of Oregon are a World War I Memorial That was partially funded by the W.P.A..

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam

location: Oregon

date approved: 5/7/2007

last visited: 8/10/2014

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WPA ProjectsRaymond, Oregon Post Office

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The Raymond Post Office, built in 1939 as a WPA Project, is located at 406 Duryea Street in Raymond, Washington.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Washington

date approved: 2/18/2013

last visited: never

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