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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 ProjectsJ. P. Elder Middle School Annex Improvements – Fort Worth TX

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Building erected in 1918 as North Dallas High School. The brown and tan sandstone wall are part of the Civil Works Administration enhancement of the school grounds completed in 1934.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/9/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsNeptune Park - Clinton, OK

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This is just a small park area, but it is rich in history and significance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/9/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSchool Athletic Stadium - Clinton, OK

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This athletic stadium is now part of Nance Elementary School.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/9/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsTX-19 Roadside Park - Sulphur Springs, TX

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Roadside park with two picnic tables and barbecue pits. In addition to the original rock barbecue pits, there are new metals pits near the picnic tables.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/9/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office Mural – Cooper, TX

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Still located in the WPA built Post Office in Cooper.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/9/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office – Cooper, TX

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One story buff brick post office. Steps up to entrance. Fanlight window above the door.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/9/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsDelta County Courthouse – Cooper TX

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Third courthouse for this county.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/9/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHighway Patrol Building - McClain Rogers Park - Clinton, OK

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This stone building was constructed by the WPA in 1941.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/9/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsAmphitheater and Bandstand - McClain Rogers Park - Clinton, OK

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This is a huge amphitheater constructed by the WPA in 1936.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/9/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMcClain Rogers Park - Clinton, OK

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McClain Rogers Park was a combined efforts of FERA, CWA and the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/9/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSchool Gymnasium - Washington, OK

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This WPA gymnasium is located south of the Washington Middle School.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/9/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMiddleberg School - Middleberg, OK

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This WPA school has been heavily remodeled and wouldn't be recognized as WPA without documentation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/9/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBlanchard Gym/Auditorium - Blanchard, OK

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This WPA gym/auditorium sits behind the current Blanchard Alumni Association building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/9/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsParis Junior College Main Building - Paris, TX

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Art Deco building

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/9/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsParis Junior College Gymnasium - Paris, TX

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One story Art Deco building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/9/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsParis Junior College Stadium - Paris, TX

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Stadium was built in 1941 by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/9/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPublic Library Murals – Paris, TX

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Library has four murals from a 1934 Public Works of Art Project. To preserve them they are framing them behind glass. Three were already framed when we visited. One was awaiting "preservation".

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/9/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHenderson Hall – Texas A&M University - Commerce TX

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Henderson Hall is now houses the School of Social Work, the Department of Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education, student health services and the university police.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/9/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMajors Stadium Entry (former) – Greenville,TX

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Stadium was built by the WPA in 1940. All that remains is the entrance.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/9/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMunicipal Building – Greenville, TX

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Completed with Public Works Administration funding in 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/9/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsUnion Springs Central School - Union Springs, NY

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The building started in 1936 and was completed in 1937.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 10/9/2019

last visited: never

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WPA Projects1940 Air Terminal Museum - Houston, TX

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In 1926, the Houston Chamber of Commerce created an Aviation Committee to find a suitable airfield for Air Mail. In 1927, the city council authorized the mayor to obtain the necessary land. However, no city funding was ever approved.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 10/9/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRockford Post Office - Rockford, Michigan

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A WPA Project located in Rockford, Michigan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member theHostas

location: Michigan

date approved: 10/9/2019

last visited: 9/15/2019

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WPA ProjectsSchool Gymnasium – Waelder, TX

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Gymnasium in bad repair.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 9/9/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsAuditorium-Gymnasium - Moulton, TX

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Erected by the Federal Emergewncy Administration of Public Works in 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 9/9/2019

last visited: never

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