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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 ProjectsMaypearl Intermediate School - Maypearl, TX

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The Works Progress Administration (WPA) carried out improvements at the Maypearl Intermediate School in Maypearl TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/8/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMontgomery County Courthouse Wall – Conroe, TX

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Low brick wall around the courthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/4/2019

last visited: 9/2/2013

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WPA ProjectsAthletic Field Improvements - Texas A&M-Kingsville - Kingsville, TX

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Campus improvements in 1938 when it was called Texas A&I College.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/4/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsThrockmorton Volunteer Fire Department – Throckmorton, TX

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The Throckmorton Fire Department was built with locally quarried limestone.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/1/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSchool Gymnasium - Moran, TX

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The Works Progress Administration (WPA) built a school gymnasium in Moran TX in 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/1/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGym & Auditorium - Throckmorton, TX

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1936 school gym designed by Architects, Birchett & Powers.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/1/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsKnight Street sidewalk WPA Project - Ashaway, Rhode Island

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The sidewalk along Knight Street connecting to High Street in the Hopkinton, Rhode Island village of Ashaway is WPA-built. A plaque is embedded in the sidewalk on the northeast side of the road just south of the Ashaway Free Library. (See: WM1081H)

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 7/1/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHigh School - Haskell, TX

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The Public Works Administration (PWA) funded the construction of the High School in Haskell TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/1/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSchool and Gymnasium - Woodson, TX

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The Works Progress Administration built a school and gymnasium in Woodson TX in 1935.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/1/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPioneer Hall - Anson, TX

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Located in the City Park, Construction on Pioneer Hall began in 1938 and was completed in 1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/26/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCity Park - Haskell, TX

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The WPA constructed amphitheater has been removed to make way for a ball field.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/26/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHospital – Haskell, TX

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PWA granted $43,000 to build this hospital.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/26/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCity Park – Anson TX

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WPA did Bathhouses, Golf Courses, Parks and recreation, Picnic and Other Facilities, Swimming Pools

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/26/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSchool Improvements - Rising Star, TX

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Multiple improvements were made by the WPA

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/26/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRoadside Park - Hamilton, TX

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Work was done by the National Youth Administration. On the west side of US-281 as you head north out of Hamilton.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/26/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCity Market – Rising Star,TX

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The building is currently the town's Community Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/24/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSchool Renovations – Cameron TX

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Old school is currently sitting vacant. New school build around it.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/24/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsAnthony Street sidewalk WPA Project - East Providence, Rhode Island

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The sidewalk along Anthony Street connecting Waterman Avenue to Central Avenue in the East Providence neighborhood is WPA-built.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 6/20/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsState Highway 29 Bridge at the Colorado River – Burnet TX

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The construction of the Colorado River bridge was part of a larger THD undertaking to reroute SH 29 around Buchanan Dam, which was under construction beginning in 1931. The original roadway and the bridge across the Colorado at Bluffton were inundated by Lake Buchanan after completion of the dam in 1937.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/15/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBuchanan Dam - Burnet, TX

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Located on the Colorado River, it is 143 ft from bed to parapet. It develops a reservoir of 23,500 acres.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/15/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsClinton Street Bridge - Binghamton, NY

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This automobile bridge was built from 1936 to 1937 by the Public Works Administration (PWA).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 6/15/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsNew Woodstock High School - New Woodstock, NY

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One end of the school is now the post office. Designer of the high school was D. Kenneth Sargent.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 6/15/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRefugio Hospital - Refugio, TX

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Three story white Art Deco hospital building, still in use today.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/15/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWPA Rock Walls - Camp Verde AZ

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"The Works Progress Administration built a rock wall in Camp Verde, Arizona. A wall stamped “USA/WPA” is located directly in front of the current Camp Verde Historical Society, which is housed in the historical former elementary school."

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Where's George

location: Arizona

date approved: 6/6/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsTrinity Park - Fort Worth, TX

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Brick shelter is near the Police/Fireman Memorial.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/4/2019

last visited: never

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