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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 ProjectsPeace and Harvest - Peoria, Illinois

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Historic WPA funded sculptures in Peoria, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/8/2011

last visited: 10/22/2010

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WPA ProjectsLindbergh Park Water Fountains - Little Falls, MN.

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Rusic water fountains built by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lenron

location: Minnesota

date approved: 6/4/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLindbergh Restroom - Little Falls, MN

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WPA restrooms in Lindbergh State Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lenron

location: Minnesota

date approved: 6/4/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsOkmulgee Stock Pavilion - Okmulgee, OK

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This building is one of nine livestock exposition-type buildings in Oklahoma, built by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/27/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMidvale City Hall - Midvale, Utah

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Midvale City Hall a WPA project is a Utah Historic Site listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mom the Cook & cashnhubby

location: Utah

date approved: 5/26/2011

last visited: 9/5/2011

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WPA ProjectsMidway Town Hall - Midway, Utah

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Midway Town Hall is located on Main Street in Midway Utah.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mom the Cook & cashnhubby

location: Utah

date approved: 5/26/2011

last visited: 11/12/2011

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WPA ProjectsOkmulgee Armory - Okmulgee, OK

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One of 54 State Armories constructed by the WPA in Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/25/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHarmon Athletic Field - Okmulgee, OK

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This WPA project was begun in 1935 and completed in 1936.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/25/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSalt Lake County Library - Midvale, Utah

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The Salt Lake County Library, a WPA project is now the Midvale City Center in Midvale Utah.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mom the Cook & cashnhubby

location: Utah

date approved: 5/24/2011

last visited: 9/5/2011

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WPA ProjectsCongress Park - Denver, CO

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This WPA marker sits in Congress Park in Denver to honor the work completed by the WPA that included construction of the playing fields, tree planting and terraces.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 5/23/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWPA Park Shelter - Lindbergh State Park, Little Falls, MN

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Rustic Lodge Picnic Shelter in Lindbergh State Park, Little Falls, MN.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lenron

location: Minnesota

date approved: 5/22/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsState Armory - Beggs, OK

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Built in 1936 by the WPA, this is another example of the long-lasting construction projects of that pre-War era.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/21/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsUtah State Capitol Rotunda's WPA Murals - Salt Lake City, Utah

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360 degree murals around the Capitol Rotunda

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lord Mot

location: Utah

date approved: 5/20/2011

last visited: 3/30/2011

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WPA ProjectsLindbergh State Park Trails - Little Falls, MN

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WPA trails information at Lindbergh State Park in Little Falls, MN.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lenron

location: Minnesota

date approved: 5/20/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWPA Water Tower - Lindbergh State Park - Little Falls, MN

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Stone Water Tower built by the WPA in 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lenron

location: Minnesota

date approved: 5/17/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsUSPS - Littleton, CO

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Though it took many years, this US Post Office was built in 1939 by WPA Funds

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 5/15/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWPA at Monument Valley Park, Colorado Springs

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This marker honors the work done to build flood control barriers alongside the creek in the downtown area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ronjean

location: Colorado

date approved: 5/9/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsArgo Park - Denver, CO

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This WPA marker is located in Argo Park near the intersection of Pennsylvania Street and E. 47th Avenue in Denver, Colorado.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Colorado

date approved: 5/8/2011

last visited: 3/26/2013

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WPA ProjectsWPA - Salt Lake City Cemetery - Salt Lake City, Utah

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The WPA built the wall around the Salt Lake Cemetery Utah.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mom the Cook & cashnhubby

location: Utah

date approved: 5/7/2011

last visited: 6/14/2011

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WPA ProjectsPromonade and Stairway, Oregon City, OR

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An impressive strolling path and staircase in Oregon City was built by the WPA, and is located on Singer Hill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Oregon

date approved: 5/6/2011

last visited: 11/18/2013

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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

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WPA ProjectsCity Hall - Glendale, CA

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613 E. Broadway Glendale, CA 91206

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fresgo

location: California

date approved: 5/1/2011

last visited: 10/10/2010

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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

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WPA ProjectsSan Antonio City Hall - San Antonio, FL

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The San Antonio City Hall in San Antonio, Florida, was a WPA project in 1932-1933.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Florida

date approved: 4/2/2011

last visited: never

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WPA Projects1940 US Post Office - Sevierville, TN

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Constructed by the Works Progress Adminstration towards the end of the program in 1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 4/2/2011

last visited: never

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