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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 ProjectsAmphitheater – Mineral Wells, TX

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The Works Progress Administration (WPA) erected an amphitheater in Mineral Wells, Texas during the Great Depression.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/1/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWoodland Park Cemetery – Mineral Wells, TX

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In 1938 the PWA allocated $22,126 for a municipal cemetery for Mineral Wells.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/1/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRock Wall – Palo Pinto, TX

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This rock wall was constructed 1935-1937 by the Works Progress Administration and partially encloses a city block.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/27/2019

last visited: never

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WPA Projects(Former) United States Post Office - Pasadena, TX

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This one-story brick building with large porch, supported by six large columns sits vacant.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/27/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBaytown Post Office - Baytown, TX

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The building is one story buff brick with white cement accents around the doors and front windows. Spanish tile roof. It is still in use as a post office.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/27/2019

last visited: 2/15/2019

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WPA ProjectsBaytown Historical Museum Mural – Baytown TX

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Depression era post office building is now a museum and houses a mural. Museum is open Tue-Sat 10am-2pm. Entrance is Free, but donations appreciated.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/27/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBaytown Historical Museum – Baytown TX

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Depression era post office building is now a museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/21/2019

last visited: 3/2/2018

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WPA ProjectsADM Albert Gleaves, USN -- TN State Capitol, Nashville TN

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The bust of TN native ADM Albert Gleaves, USN, commissioned by the US Tresury Section of Fine Arts as part of the New Deal

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Tennessee

date approved: 4/17/2019

last visited: 3/13/2019

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WPA ProjectsSiloam Springs High School - Siloam Springs, AR

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Stone, bricks, cornerstone and a memorial.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Arkansas

date approved: 4/17/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsTexas Memorial Museum - UT at Austin – Austin TX

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The Texas Memorial Museum is Austin’s only natural history museum and was free of charge when it first opened. UT cut the museum budget in 2014 forcing the museum to begin charging admission.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/17/2019

last visited: 3/31/2018

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WPA ProjectsHill Hall - UT at Austin - Austin, TX

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The university added Moore Hall in 1955, just south of Hill Hall and connected to it, to house additional male athletes. Now known as Moore-Hill Residence Hall, it is open to the entire student body. The hall went coed in 2005.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/17/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRoberts Dormitory - UT at Austin - Austin, TX

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Now called Roberts Residence Hall, it became a coed building in 1993 and currently has a capacity of 129.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/17/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPrather Dormitory - UT at Austin - Austin, TX

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Now called Prather Residence Hall, the building was updated with a computer lab in 1988 and central air conditioning in 1991. The originally all male dormitory went coed in 2004.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/17/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCity Hall – Cody, WY

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A product of the New Deal Era, Cody's present town hall was built for the city using a bit of Public Works Administration money.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: Wyoming

date approved: 4/16/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLake Cliff Park Improvements – Dallas TX

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The site, originally developed in 1906 as an amusement park, received  additional improvements as part of New Deal work programs of the  1930s, including the stone picnic shelter, constructed in 1938

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/9/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMustang Bowl – Sweetwater TX

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Football stadium erected in 1939 by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/5/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsNolan Park – Sweetwater TX

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Picnic and other facilities built by the National Youth Administration (NYA) in 1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/5/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsClinton Armory - Clinton, OK

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Though decommissioned in 2014, the Clinton Armory is still being used by citizens today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/5/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPublic School - Trent, TX

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The Public Works administration funded the construction of the public school in Trent TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/4/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLone Wolf Creek Bridge - Colorado City, TX

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Cement bridge on 2nd Street (I-20 BL) over Lone Wolf Creek.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/4/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsColorado River Bridge - Colorado City, TX

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Cement bridge approx. 490 ft long.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/4/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRuddick Park - Colorado City, TX

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Park created by the National Youth Administration 1937-1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/4/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRailway Overpass -Sweetwater,TX

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The Railway Overpass is a two-lane reinforced-concrete highway bridge that conveys West Broadway Street over railroad tracks in downtown Sweetwater.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/4/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsS. 1st St Culvert - Merkel, TX

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Cement and rock culverts for drainage.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/3/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsNara Visa School Gymnasium - Nara Visa, NM

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School built in 1921, WPA built the Gym in 1936

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: New Mexico

date approved: 4/3/2019

last visited: never

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