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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 ProjectsNaval and Marine Corps Reserve Center - Los Angeles, CA

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Built by the WPA in 1938, this building was designed as the largest enclosed structure without columns in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 5/10/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRoadside Park - Ranger, TX

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They have added a Vietnam Veterans Memorial in the park and it is now called "Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park".

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/9/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCity Park - Ranger, TX

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The WPA erected a bathhouse, swimming pool and other improvements.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/9/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPark Lodge - Ranger, TX

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Lodge is at the SE end of the City Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/9/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsNYA Camp Dorms - Ranger, TX

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The National Youth Administration provided work and education for Americans from ages 16 TO 25 during the "Great Depression"

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/9/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCenter Point School - Center Point, TX

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While the plaque says "school" this appears to be a "gym/auditorium".

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/17/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsAransas Migratory Waterfowl Refuge -- Austwell TX USA

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The Aransas Migratory Waterfowl Refuge (now known as the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge) was created in 1937 by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, built by CCC Company 880, and administered by the WPA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 4/15/2022

last visited: 4/27/2022

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WPA ProjectsChester New Town Hall - Chester MA

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The Town Hall was built by the WPA work forces in 1936, and Dedication Ceremony took place January 12, 1937.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/12/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPublic Cannery - Brenham, TX

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One story rubble rock construction.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/5/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMesquite High School - Mesquite, TX

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Location of a WPA school back in 1938-1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/29/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRoadside Park - Knox City, TX

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Historic roadside park constructed by the National Youth Administration is approximately 5 miles north of Knox City on TX-6.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/23/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office - Seymour TX

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Post Office erected by the U.S. Treasury Dept. in 1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/22/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsAvoca School - Avoca, TX

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Addition added behind and it is now Lueders Avoca High School.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/22/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSchool - Aspermont, TX

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While it says Aspermont J H School on the building the plague next to the entrance says Aspermont High School erected 1930.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/21/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsTwo Benches - Aspermont, TX

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Park benches in front of courthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/21/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHobbs School (Former) – Rotan, TX

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The whole area was behind a locked fence. The front building is partial rubble rock and I believe it is all that remains of the WPA school.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/20/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRoadside Park - Stephenville, TX

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In need of restoration this historic roadside park constructed by the National Youth Administration is approximately 4.6 miles east of Stephenville.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/20/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPlacentia City Hall (former) - Placentia, CA

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The historic city hall building in downtown Placentia, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/18/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHarley Park - Boonville, MO

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Large park on the west side of town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/6/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFranklin School - Hillsboro, TX

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School occupies several lots on the eastern edge of the Hillsboro Residential Historic District.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/5/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsAbraham Lincoln Statue - Ypsilanti, MI

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Statue of the 16th President dedicated May 4,1938 located at Lincoln Consolidated Schools building 8970 Whittaker Rd, Ypsilanti, MI 48197

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bobfrapples8

location: Michigan

date approved: 3/5/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsAda Covered Bridge Restoration- Ada, MI

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Ada Covered Bridge is a 125 foot long truss bridge which is now a pedestrian bridge as part of a park at 7490 Thornapple River Dr SE, Ada, MI 49301.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bobfrapples8

location: Michigan

date approved: 3/3/2022

last visited: never

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WPA Projects(Former) High School - Hempstead, TX

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Building originally erected in 1937 has been remodeled several times.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/2/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office - Nocona, TX

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Two story brick building

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 2/22/2022

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPelham Park Building - Bowie, TX

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Large rubble rock construction.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 2/21/2022

last visited: never

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