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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 ProjectsU.S. Post Office - Plainview, TX

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Lovely brick post office built in 1932.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 9/20/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsJr. High School/Gym - Checotah, OK

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This building stands on the northwest corner of S.W. 1st Street and . Jefferson Avenue in the Checotah school campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/18/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLongfellow Junior High - Checotah, OK

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The Checotah School campus has two WPA-constructed buildings.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/18/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsAgricultural Building - Plainview, TX

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Two-story, brick office building built in 1938 as a federal public works project. It is located on the NE corner of the Hale County Courthouse lawn.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 9/18/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsDouglas School - Checotah, OK

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This WPA-constructed school currently stands vacant.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/18/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsConnor's State College Administration Building - Warner, OK

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This is a beautiful example of the quality work done by the WPA in the 1930's.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/17/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPopes Chapel School - Warner, OK

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This WPA-constructed school has been renovated and is now a residence.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/15/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsResidential Culvert - Webbers Falls, OK

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This culvert is located at the intersection of Smith and Raymond Streets in Webbers Falls.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/15/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGillette Post Office (Former) - Gillette, WY

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Now home to the Gillette Brewing Company, the old Gillette Post Office is at 301 S Gillette Ave, Gillette, WY. It was constructed in 1935 using PWA funds.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Wyoming

date approved: 9/13/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCanadian Middle School - former High School - Canadian, TX

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"A WPA project lead to the building of the Tom L. Hoover High School on the grounds of the old Canadian Academy."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 9/10/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHardin Administration Building (MSU) - Wichita Falls, TX

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Building was originally Hardin Junior College. It is now the Administration Building for Midwestern State University.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 9/8/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCastro County Courthouse - Dimmitt, TX

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The WPA arrived in Castro County at the end of the Thirties to implement a design of Moderne pragmatists Townes & Funk. Its Art Deco elements were very popular in this period, and are visible among many of this courthouse’s contemporaries across the state. This one is made of sandstone.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 9/6/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsUS-281 Bridge at the Brazos River - Santo, TX

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Through truss bridge over Brazos River on US-281

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 9/5/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLittle Chapel in the Woods (TWU) - Denton, TX

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Designed for small groups and individual religious worship. The little chapel is built of native gray Texas field stone.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 9/1/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsKingston Elementary School - Kingston, OK

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This WPA property consists of a large school, plus an auditorium and extra classrooms.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/31/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsQuakertown Park Improvements - Denton, TX

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Crews with the Works Progress Administration, which later became the Works Project Administration, worked on this park during mid- to late 1930s.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/31/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSwimming Pool Bathhouse (TWU) - Denton, TX

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The swimming pool was demolished in 2014.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/31/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsStudent Union (TWU) - Denton, TX

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At the time of the construction the school was Texas State College for Women.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/31/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsStoddard Hall (TWU) - Denton, TX

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At the time of the construction the school was Texas State College for Women.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/30/2020

last visited: 8/29/2020

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WPA ProjectsScience Building (TWU) - Denton, TX

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At the time of the construction the school was Texas State College for Women.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/30/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMusic Hall (TWU) - Denton, TX

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At the time of the construction the school was Texas State College for Women.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/30/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsVisual Arts Building (TWU) - Denton, TX

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At the time of the construction the school was Texas State College for Women.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/30/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPioneer Woman - Denton, TX

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1936 Centennial Monument (marble) has inscription on back stating it was erected using federal funds.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/30/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGrantham School - Madill, OK

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Grantham School, constructed by the WPA in 1941-2 now houses Grantham Baptist Church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/28/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMarshall County Service Building - Madill, OK

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This County building located at 401-403 E. Main, is located at the corner of N. 4th Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/28/2020

last visited: never

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