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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 ProjectsPost Office (Former) - Center, TX

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This former post office is a one story brick building built with Treasury Department Funds. It is now the Wheeler Law Office.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/3/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRural Culvert - Stroud, OK

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They're everywhere! They're everywhere!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/3/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMoland Township Meeting Hall - Moland, MN

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Old country school now used as a township meeting hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member m&m O

location: Minnesota

date approved: 7/28/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office (Former) - Jasper, TX

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This is a one story brick and concrete structure built in 1936. It features a central entry.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/27/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office Mural - Jasper, TX

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Mural entitled " Industries of Jasper" moved to New Post Office.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/27/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsAlamo Wall and Bulldog Stadium - Jasper, TX

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Historical marker gives history of the stadium and rock wall.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/26/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsTyler County Roadside Park - Woodville, TX

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Large wayside picnic area with tables and cooking pits.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/26/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLandscape Mural - Livingston, TX

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All that was saved of the mural when it was removed from the post office was the center section with a bird.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/26/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMarquis Hall - Denton, TX

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Marquis Hall stands on the campus of the University of North Texas at 1511 W Mulberry St, Denton, TX. It was constructed with PWA funds in 1935 to be the first campus dormitory when this was still North Texas State Teachers College.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/24/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFischer School - Fischer, TX

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The school functioned as such until 1957, and it now serves as the Fischer Store School Community Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/21/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsUnion Park - Lawton, OK

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Union Park is a neighborhood park which has several stone WPA-constructed features.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/21/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLegion Park (now 35th Division Park - Lawton, OK

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This park was built with a small WPA appropriation some time in the 1930's.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/20/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFulton State Hospital - Fulton, MO

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The new Huge complex, is not part of the WPA project...the old facility, still used, is from the 1930s

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/11/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office (Former) Mural – Graham, TX

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Former Post Office is now a museum. The museum is open 9 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Friday and 10:00 - 3:00 Saturday.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office (Former) - Graham, TX

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A Moderne style post office designed by U.S. Treasury architect Louis A. Simon. It is now a museum. The museum is open 9 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Friday and 10:00 - 3:00 Saturday. Well worth visiting!

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPossum Kingdom Stone Arch Bridge - Graford, TX

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Coordinates given are for the east end of the bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: 7/3/2020

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WPA ProjectsState Highway 16 - Graford, TX

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Coordinates given is for the overlook pullout. It is on a corner and cars come fast. Take care pulling in/out.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMorris Sheppard Dam - Graford, TX

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GPS location given is for the overlook of the dam.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGymnasium - Mingus, TX

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Beautiful building going to ruin.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHigh School Gymnasium - Gordon, TX

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Gymnasium is still in use.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHuckabay High School - Huckabay, TX

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School is still in use.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLancaster Post Office - Lancaster, Wisconsin

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This one-story tan brick building is located at 236 West Maple Street in Lancaster, Wisconsin.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 7/3/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHarmon Park - Lawton, OK

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Harmon Park was constructed in 1936 as a WPA projecvt.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/26/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsAnamosa Post Office - Anamosa, Iowa

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This one-story, red brick building is located at 116 South Ford Street in Anamosa, Iowa.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Iowa

date approved: 6/14/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBoys and Girls Club of Wichita Falls - Wichita Falls, TX

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Building was erected in Huff-McGregor Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/8/2020

last visited: never

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