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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 ProjectsSea Nymph - WPA Art - University of Michigan

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Sea Nymph - by Clivia Calder executed 1938 under the Federal Art Program of the W.P.A.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GT.US

location: Michigan

date approved: 10/12/2007

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGlendale Steps - Akron Ohio

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The Glendale Steps are just a short walk from downtown Akron.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GT.US

location: Ohio

date approved: 10/7/2007

last visited: 3/8/2015

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WPA ProjectsVinton County Courthouse - McArthur, OH

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Vinton County Courthouse, dating from 1937, built in the Art Deco style, is located in McArthur, Ohio.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Ohio

date approved: 10/1/2007

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsScajaquada Expressway Bridge - Buffalo, NY

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The NY Route 198 bridge, also known as the Scajaquada Expressway, in Delaware Park was built by the WPA in 1936.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 9/22/2007

last visited: 10/28/2007

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WPA ProjectsSouth County Office Building

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South Jefferson County, TX Office Building

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ProMed Rick

location: Texas

date approved: 9/20/2007

last visited: 1/18/2019

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WPA ProjectsRené C. Davidson Alameda County Courthouse - Oakland, CA

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The Alameda County Courthouse was built in 1935. It was a WPA project.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky

location: California

date approved: 9/16/2007

last visited: 9/30/2015

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WPA ProjectsWyoming Army National Guard Cavalry Stable (Anna Miller Museum) - Newcastle, Wyoming

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Former cavalry stable now museum built by WPA in Newcastle, Wyoming.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Wyoming

date approved: 8/30/2007

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLake Worth Post Office

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This WPA mural is located inside the Lake Worth post office in Lake Worth, FL.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Min Dawg

location: Florida

date approved: 8/28/2007

last visited: 8/16/2013

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WPA ProjectsWPA Project: Fort Saint Simons Historical Marker - St. Simons Island, GA.

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This historical marker was placed by the WPA in 1936.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member CM-14

location: Georgia

date approved: 8/26/2007

last visited: 12/27/2018

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WPA ProjectsMonument In Cassville, GA.

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Monument to Cassville, Ga. a town burned by General Sherman.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Sprinterman

location: Georgia

date approved: 8/26/2007

last visited: 4/30/2008

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WPA ProjectsLapham Peak Observation Tower

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WPA constructed this observation tower in Lapham Peak State Forest Park

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/25/2007

last visited: 10/20/2007

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WPA ProjectsCity of Alliance Central Park Fountain - Alliance, Nebraska

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Artistic fountain built by WPA in Central Park in Alliance, Nebraska.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Nebraska

date approved: 8/21/2007

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSan Jose Post Office - San Jose, CA

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Old post office in front of the St James Park in San Jose.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/20/2007

last visited: 9/16/2007

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WPA ProjectsSan Jose National Guard Armory - San Jose, CA

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Armory used to house South Bay national guardsmen. Now it's a memorial to them.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/20/2007

last visited: 8/18/2007

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WPA ProjectsWPA Project Newton County Court House

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WPA Project Newton County Court House Jasper,Arkansas

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GEO*Trailblazer 1

location: Arkansas

date approved: 8/9/2007

last visited: 9/10/2008

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WPA ProjectsCentral Park - Ashland, KY

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"Established in Cooperation with Works Progress Administration in Kentucky, 1936". The is a 47-acre wooded park in the heart of Ashland, KY with fountains, baseball fields, playgrounds, tennis courts, an ice rink and a fabulous Winter Light display.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BluegrassCache

location: Kentucky

date approved: 8/5/2007

last visited: 12/21/2007

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WPA ProjectsPutnam Stadium - Ashland, KY

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Putnam Stadium is a horseshoe shaped stadium that is home to the Ashland Tomcats (now Paul Blazer High School but still the Ashland Tomcats). The WPA project was built in 1937 and a new entrance gate was added in 1996.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BluegrassCache

location: Kentucky

date approved: 8/4/2007

last visited: 3/12/2008

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WPA ProjectsGunstock Mountain Resort

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Gunstock Mountain Resort was created by the CCC and WPA in 1935 opening during the winter or 1937

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member marketing

location: New Hampshire

date approved: 7/27/2007

last visited: 9/14/2013

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WPA ProjectsDinosaur Park - Rapid City, South Dakota

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This park, built with the help of the WPA, was one of the earliest dinosaur parks in the United States. The free park features 5 large concrete dinosaurs shaped as dinosaurs were thought to look like in the 1930's.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/13/2007

last visited: 12/12/2016

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WPA ProjectsFair Haven Beach State Park

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The Fair Haven Beach State Park was build in the mid to late 1930's by WPA workers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PTCrazy

location: New York

date approved: 7/9/2007

last visited: 7/9/2007

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WPA ProjectsThe Cahaba Project (Slagheap Village) - Trussville, AL

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The Cahaba Project, also known as "Slagheap Village," is a WPA housing project built on "slagheap" land vacated by the old Trussville Iron Furnace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Scooter Bill

location: Alabama

date approved: 7/1/2007

last visited: 6/3/2019

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WPA ProjectsArrow Rock State Historic Site Open Shelter - Arrow Rock, Missouri

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Picnic shelter constructed during the Great Depression at the Arrow Rock State Historic Site.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/27/2007

last visited: 7/14/2012

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WPA ProjectsArrow Rock State Historic Site Stone Bridge - Arrow Rock, Missouri

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Historic stone arch bridge built during the Great Depression by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/27/2007

last visited: 4/21/2013

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WPA ProjectsThe Smoke Signal

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A poured cement sculpture created in 1935 for Pioneer Park in Lincoln, Nebraska.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member NevaP

location: Nebraska

date approved: 6/20/2007

last visited: 9/28/2015

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WPA ProjectsSan Jacinto Monument - La Porte, TX

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A monument build by the WPA in 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ggmorton

location: Texas

date approved: 6/18/2007

last visited: 3/10/2018

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