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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 ProjectsDuncan Senior High School - Duncan, OK

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There is a good deal of WPA and PWA construction in this Stephens County city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/25/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsDuncan Public Library - Duncan, OK

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This library building is one of quite a few WPA projects in the town of Duncan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/22/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWeinbrenner Shoe Factory - Marshfield, WI

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In 1935, this building was constructed as a WPA project.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member REUAHNESIE

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 1/19/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFlorida Historical Society Headquarters & Library

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State Headquarters and Library of the Florida Historical Society

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Ozzie321

location: Florida

date approved: 1/14/2013

last visited: 7/23/2014

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WPA ProjectsBrooks County Courthouse - Quitman, GA

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The Brooks County Courthouse was constructed from 1859-1864 and was added to the National Register of Historic Places on September 18, 1980. According to a plaque on the courthouse, it was improved by the Works Progress Administration in 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Georgia

date approved: 1/13/2013

last visited: 8/5/2014

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WPA ProjectsCary High School - Cary, NC

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Originally built as Cary High School in 1938-39, the building was extensively renovated in 2010 and opened in 2011 as the Cary Arts Center. Inside is a plaque showing the original Public Works Administration (PWA) dedication.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/1/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsProvidence Dam Shelterhouse - Grand Rapids, Ohio

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The Providence Dam Metropark is located at 13827 US Route 24, Grand Rapids, Ohio, United States

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougandSandra

location: Ohio

date approved: 12/26/2012

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRedding Fire House - Redding, CA

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The Redding Fire House is located in the historic downtown district and was constructed as a PWA Project in 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 12/14/2012

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsShasta County Veterans Memorial Building - Redding, CA

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The Veterans Memorial Building, constructed as a PWA Project and dedicated on Memorial Day, 1939, is located in downtown Redding, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 12/14/2012

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsKlamath Fish Hatchery - Klamath County, OR

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This fish hatchery lies along Crooked Creek in Klamath County, near Chiloquin, OR.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/5/2012

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsKanab Library

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The Kanab Library, built as a WPA Project in 1939 is located at 60 S 100 East in Kanab, Utah.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Utah

date approved: 10/13/2012

last visited: 10/31/2012

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WPA ProjectsHighley Park Wall - Oklahoma City, OK

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This is one of the small WPA projects that you stumble across in your travels.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/3/2012

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCity Hall - Red Lake Falls MN

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This WPA Project, built as a Community Hall, is now the Red Lake Falls City Hall on 2nd Street East at Champagne Avenue in Red Lake Falls, Minnesota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: Minnesota

date approved: 10/3/2012

last visited: 6/22/2012

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WPA ProjectsHuff Memorial Library ~ Jackson, Wyoming

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The Huff Memorial Library (aka Old Teton County Library) at 320 S King Street in Jackson, Wyoming was a WPA project completed in 1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 9/27/2012

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGuthrie Armory - Guthrie, OK

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This is one of the many WPA-constructed armories built in Oklahoma during the 1930s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/27/2012

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHighland Hall - Guthrie, OK

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Highland Hall was a WPA project. This building is still in use as a community building and can be reserved for an event.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/27/2012

last visited: 1/23/2013

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WPA ProjectsJelsma Stadium - Guthrie, OK

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Jelsma Stadium, constructed by the WPA, was selected by ESPN as No. 13 Best High School Stadium in the nation, in 2008.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/27/2012

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCapitol Hill High School Stadium - Oklahoma City, OK

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The native sandstone wall around the football field is a WPA project.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/18/2012

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWill Rogers Courts - Oklahoma City, OK

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This 37-acre housing project was begun in early 1936 and completed in 1937. Coordinates shown are at the main photo location.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/10/2012

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGrand River Dam Project (Pensacola Dam) -- Langley OK

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Pensacola Dam is the longest multiple-arch dam in the world. It is a mile long, with 21 spillways on the main span plus another 21 spillways on 2 sister dams nearby. It was built by the WPA in 1938-1940 creating hundreds of jobs in NE OK.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/9/2012

last visited: 9/1/2012

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WPA ProjectsFuqua Park Gate - Duncan, Oklahoma

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Quite an imposing double-arched gate standing at the intersection of W. Ash Ave. and N. 14th.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member blakelylaw580

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/24/2012

last visited: 6/3/2012

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WPA ProjectsWill Rogers Park - Oklahoma City, OK

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Both the CCC and the WPA worked on the development of this large Oklahoma City park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/2/2012

last visited: 7/27/2013

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WPA ProjectsStone Benches at Harn Park - Oklahoma City, OK

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This is an example of WPA-built structures for recreational purposes only.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/18/2012

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMcKinley Park Castles - Oklahoma City, OK

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These are fascinating "castles" built by the WPA in the 1930s for recreational purposes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/15/2012

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsState Center Gym - Jones, OK

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The gymnasium at the State Center Middle School is a WPA project.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/15/2012

last visited: never

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