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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 ProjectsKeyworth Stadium - Hamtramck, MI

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Keyworth Stadium is located in Hamtramck, Michigan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bobfrapples8

location: Michigan

date approved: 9/26/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsStreet Curbs - Goldthwaite, TX

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The four corners at the intersection of First Street and Parker Street have WPA markers in the cement.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/29/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHopkins County Roadside Park - Hopkins County, TX

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33.16413, -95.41634 This roadside park, constructed adjacent to U.S. Hwy 67, was part of the development of roadside parks begun in 1935 in anticipation of tourists and visitors to Texas for the 1936 Texas Centennial celebration.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/23/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWPA Outhouse - Snyder, TX

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On display at the Scurry County Heritage Village.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/14/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWPA Outhouse - Zephyr, TX

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On display at the Zephyr Historical Community Park

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/14/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsTexas Ranger Motel - Santa Anna, TX

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The original building was one story. They have added a second story to it. NYA marker is on the building next to the entrance.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/14/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBluegrove School Gymnasium - Bluegrove, TX

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Built in 1937 by the WPA, the old Bluegrove School gymnasium at 1678 FM 172 is now a warehouse for the J-A-C Electric Cooperative, who are based in Bluegrove.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/2/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMount Magazine Amphitheater - Mount Magazine, AR

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This 24-tier amphitheater was constructed by the WPA in 1939 - on Mount Magazine, Arkansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Arkansas

date approved: 7/30/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFormer Fire Station - Paso Robles, CA

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A former fire station in Paso Robles, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/25/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office - St. Clair, MI

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New Deal funded post office constructed in 1938 in St. Clair, Michigan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bobfrapples8

location: Michigan

date approved: 7/9/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office - Huntington Beach, CA

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The historic downtown Huntington Beach post office was built by the WPA in 1935.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/24/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRose Garden Bathrooms - San Jose, CA

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The bathrooms at the Rose Garden was done by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 6/16/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSaffold Dam - Seguin, TX

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Overflow dam on the Guadalupe River south of Seguin.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/15/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsNorlin Library - Boulder, CO

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A large library on the University of Colorado, Boulder campus. It was built by the WPA in the late 1930s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Colorado

date approved: 6/13/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHawaii's Volcanoes National Park - Volcano, HI

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The most visited park on the island. The WPA made critical improvements to the park in 1933-34 including roads, park structures, and trails.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Hawaii

date approved: 6/10/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsOld City Hall - Fullerton, CA

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The former city hall and police station serving Fullerton, California was built by the WPA in 1930.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/10/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsElysian Park - Los Angeles, CA

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One of the largest and oldest parks in Los Angeles. In 1936, the park was restored and improved by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/10/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHollywood Bowl - Hollywood, CA

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One of the most famous music and entertainment venues in all the the country. The bowl was restored and improved by the WPA in 1937.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/10/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLos Angeles International Airport - Los Angeles, CA

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When the airport applied for a WPA grant, they were initially denied as LAX was privately owned. Shortly after, the city took ownership and the WPA grant was accepted. The WPA built much of the early airport, including runways and early buildings.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/10/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office - Yuma, AZ

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The main post office for Yuma was built by the WPA in 1933.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Arizona

date approved: 6/10/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPresidio Park - San Diego, CA

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The site of a historic Spanish military installation in San Diego, California. The WPA built and maintained the first roads, trails, landscaping, and drainage/sprinkler systems within the park, which still are visible today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/10/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHouse of Hospitality - San Diego, CA

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One of many buildings in Balboa Park. It was built in 1915 for the Panama–California Exposition World's Fair and restored by the WPA in 1935 in time for the California Pacific International Exposition World's Fair.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/10/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsOld Globe Theatre - San Diego, CA

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A historic theater in Balboa Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/10/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsStarlight Bowl - San Diego, CA

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A historic theater, built for the World's Fair by the WPA in 1935, in San Diego, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/10/2022

last visited: 6/16/2022

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WPA ProjectsFort Rosecrans National Cemetery - San Diego, CA

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A large cemetery located on Point Loma in San Diego. It was originally developed by the WPA in 1935.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/10/2022

last visited: never

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