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WPA Projects
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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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Image for Fair Oaks Community Hallview gallery

SS16.7 km

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WPA ProjectsFair Oaks Community Hall

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This is a building that has seen the community grow. It was built on a high point as a two-story building. The entrance is upstairs, literally.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 3/16/2012

last visited: never

Image for Theodore Judah  School - Sacramento, CAview gallery

SWSW30.1 km

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WPA ProjectsTheodore Judah School - Sacramento, CA

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The Judah School was built by the PWA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/15/2011

last visited: never

Image for Fire Alarm Office – Sacramento CAview gallery

SWSW32.2 km

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WPA ProjectsFire Alarm Office – Sacramento CA

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Located in Winn Park, Sacramento, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fresgo

location: California

date approved: 5/31/2014

last visited: never

Image for City Water Tank - Sacramento, CA - 1937view gallery

SWSW35.1 km

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WPA ProjectsCity Water Tank - Sacramento, CA - 1937

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Located at the intersection of 23rd Street and 12th Avenue near Sacramento City College.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fresgo

location: California

date approved: 5/2/2011

last visited: 5/1/2011

Image for Rock Garden - Sacramento, CAview gallery

SWSW35.9 km

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WPA ProjectsRock Garden - Sacramento, CA

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The rock garden in Land Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 5/2/2014

last visited: 6/10/2014

Image for WPA Building - Davis, CAview gallery

SWSW51.7 km

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WPA ProjectsWPA Building - Davis, CA

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The only WPA building in Davis.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 2/19/2015

last visited: never

Image for Sonora CA City Hallview gallery

SESE116.5 km

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WPA ProjectsSonora CA City Hall

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94 N. Washington Street, Sonora, CA 95370

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fresgo

location: California

date approved: 11/4/2010

last visited: 3/31/2012

Image for North Berkeley Branch Library - Berkeley, Californiaview gallery

SWSW135.3 km

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WPA ProjectsNorth Berkeley Branch Library - Berkeley, California

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The North Branch Library in the City of Berkeley was funded, in part, by the Federal Works Progress Administration. This City landmark is an attractive Spanish revival style building located on a lush, parklike block.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Squirreleen

location: California

date approved: 6/5/2008

last visited: never

Image for René C. Davidson Alameda County Courthouse - Oakland, CAview gallery

SWSW141.9 km

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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: 10/28/2012

Image for Main Post Office - Reno, NVview gallery

NENE147.6 km

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WPA ProjectsMain Post Office - Reno, NV

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This former post office was built with funds from the Civil Works Administration (CWA), a predecessor to the PWA, in 1932 and is located along S Virginia Street and just south of the Truckee River in downtown Reno, NV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 12/28/2013

last visited: never

Image for Irrigation Canal & Dam - University of Nevada, Renoview gallery

NENE148.2 km

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WPA ProjectsIrrigation Canal & Dam - University of Nevada, Reno

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A surprise discovery of a WPA project was found in a bronze plaque that's imbedded on the northern concrete wall of an irrigation canal on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 1/9/2014

last visited: never

Image for Coit Tower WPA murals - San Francisco, CAview gallery

SWSW149.8 km

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WPA ProjectsCoit Tower WPA murals - San Francisco, CA

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Murals span the interior walls of Coit Tower. All we painted as WPA projects.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 2/14/2009

last visited: 3/12/2015

Image for Bernal Heights Library - San Francisco, CAview gallery

SWSW155.8 km

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WPA ProjectsBernal Heights Library - San Francisco, CA

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The Bernal Heights library was a WPA project.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 11/16/2011

last visited: never

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