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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 ProjectsDixon School - Dixon, MT

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This 1919 school was upgraded in 1938 with WPA funds and remains in use today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 11/22/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPolson City Hall - Polson, MT

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In the midst of the Great Depression Polson was one of the cities which received a brand new city Hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/22/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPolson Fire Station No. 1 - Polson, MT

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On the west side of First Street, just north of Second Avenue, the Polson Fire Hall, Police Station and City Hall are attached, in a civic complex.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/22/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsStudent Union - U of M - Missoula, MT

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One of five depression era buildings constructed on campus, this one was designed by local architect C. J. Forbis and funded in part by the PWA. Art Deco in design, it was a departure from the Renaissance Revival style seen exclusively to that time.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 5/15/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWoman's Club Art Building - U of M - Missoula, MT

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There were five buildings built on the U of M campus in the years 1935 to 1939, most of which were financed, at least in part by the WPA or the PWA. This is one of the buildings partially financed by the PWA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 5/15/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsChemistry-Pharmacy Building - U of M - Missoula, MT

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This was one of five buildings built between 1935 and 1939, most of which were financed or assisted by either the WPA or the PWA. Construction of this building was made possible through a WPA loan and the sale of bonds.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 5/15/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsJournalism Building - U of M - Missoula, MT

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Though the Faculty of Journalism was founded in 1914, it had no permanent and acceptable home until 1937, when this building was completed with the aid of PWA funding. Quite a step up from the original four tents pitched in 1914.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 1/5/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWhitefish Lake Golf Club - Whitefish, MT

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The Whitefish Lake Golf Club got its start in the 1920s, got a big boost from the WPA in 1935 and several boosts in later years to eventually make it the only 36-hole complex in Montana.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/22/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFormer Libby City Hall - Libby, MT

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The Libby Police Department has taken over what was at one time the Libby City Hall. At one time the building was city hall, police department and jail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 3/13/2015

last visited: never

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