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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 ProjectsExhibit & Auction Building - Clinton, OK

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This beautiful WPA-constructed building was built as an animal auction house.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/30/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCurry County Courthouse - Clovis, NM

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Built in 1936 as a PWA project.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: New Mexico

date approved: 3/30/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMilam Stadium Field House - SWOSU - Weatherford, OK

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The Fieldhouse stands at the southeast corner of Milam Stadium.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/25/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMilam Stadium Grandstands - SWOSU - Weatherford, OK

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These grandstands were built by the WPA in 1935 and are still actively in use today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/25/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSW College Recreation Building - Weatherford, OK

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Once part of the university campus, this building is currently owned and used by the Weatherford Public School System.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/24/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWeatherford Public School Maintenance Building - Weatherford, OK

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Located south of the State University, this building was once part of that campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/24/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsState Armory - Weatherford, OK

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The Weatherford State Armory is currently being used as the Weatherford Food and Resource Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/24/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFord Building - San Diego, CA

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The Ford Building, as it was called during the 1935 world's fair, now is home to the San Diego Air & Space Museum, was originally built with funds provided by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/23/2019

last visited: 3/23/2019

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WPA ProjectsNapi Elementary School - Browning, MT

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Built beginning in 1939, the Napi Elementary School has since been expanded, now possibly more than twice its original size.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 3/23/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFederal Building - San Diego, CA

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The Federal Building, as it was called during the 1935 world's fair, now is home to the San Diego Comic Con Museum, was originally built with funds provided by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/23/2019

last visited: 3/22/2019

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WPA ProjectsSWOSU Chapel - Weatherford, OK

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This WPA construction is on the campus of Southwestern Oklahoma State University.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/23/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPool/Bathhouse - Weatherford, OK

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This bathhouse looks considerably different today from what it did originally.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/23/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCity Park - Kilgore, TX

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The WPA did extensive rock work to create this City Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/17/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsUS Post Office - Sedro-Woolley, WA

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A one story red brick building with a flat roof constructed by the US Treasury in 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Washington

date approved: 3/17/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsTerminus of the Railroad - post office - Weatherford, OK

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This mural is on display in the lobby of the Weatherford Post Office.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/17/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office - Weatherford, OK

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The Weatherford post office was constructed with Treasury Department funding.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/17/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsU.S. Postoffice (Former) - Kilgore, TX

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Is now the Kilgore History & Arts Center and is home to 4 WPA Murals.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/17/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsStatue of Brother Bryan -- Birmingham AL

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The beloved statue of Brother Bryant in the Five Points area of Birmingham is part of the Public Works of Art Project, part of the New Deal Works Progress administration

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/12/2019

last visited: 1/16/2019

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WPA ProjectsPost Office - Gladewater, TX

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The house appropriations committee, Washington, approved treasury and post office building projects including Gladewater in Feb. 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/12/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsKilgore College Admin Office - Kilgore, TX

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Designed by the San Antonio firm of Phelps & Dewees, the Kilgore College administration building remains a good example of art moderne architecture.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/12/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCarlton Cemetery - Florence, MT

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Behind the Carlton Cowboy Church and the new Carlton Community Church, the Florence-Carlton Cemetery has been here essentially as long as has the church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 3/6/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office and Courthouse Extension - Missoula, MT

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Government employed architect James Knox Taylor designed Missoula's Federal Building, construction of which began in 1911. Opened in 1913, it was expanded in 1927 with an annex. It was further expanded, with another annex, opened in October of 1937.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 3/6/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMissoula International Airport - Missoula, MT

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Construction on Missoula International Airport was begun in 1938, with the grand opening taking place in 1941.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 3/6/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFort Missoula - Missoula, MT

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Established in 1877 as the only permanent military post west of the Continental Divide, Fort Missoula had a long career, outlasting all other Montana forts. Active through two world wars, it was finally decommissioned in 1948, after 71 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 3/6/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBroadwater County Courthouse - Townsend, MT

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Completed in 1935 with the benefit PWA funds, the Broadwater County Courthouse must have been built at least reasonably well, as it remains the Broadwater County Courthouse today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 3/6/2019

last visited: never

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