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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Government Program Lee, Robert E, School Durant
Government Program Okemah Armory Okemah
Government Program Atoka Armory Atoka
Government Program Junction City Municipal Building Junction City
Government Program Spring Dell School Meeker
Government Program Mishawaka Reservoir Caretaker's Residence Mishawaka
Government Program Gate School Gate
Government Program Market Building Clarkesville, GA
Government Program American Legion Hall Eads, CO
Government Program Center Valley Well House Center Valley
Government Program Olustee Public Library and Park Olustee
Government Program Sumner High School Sumner
Government Program Summerfield School Summerfield
Government Program Harmon Athletic Field Okmulgee
Government Program Arkoma School Arkoma
Government Program Brenham High School Gymnasium Brenham
Government Program Warwick School Meeker
Government Program Hibbing Disposal Plant Hibbing, MN
Government Program South Dakota Department of Transportation Bridge No 63-132-040 Parker
Government Program City Hall Osceola
Government Program Burlington Gymnasium Burlington
Government Program Berryville Gymnasium Berryville, AR
Government Program Camp Major Hopkins Bainbridge Island
Government Program Vesuvius Furnace, Ironton Ironton, OH
Government Program Tucker School Spiro
Government Program Okmulgee Armory Okmulgee
Government Program Hugo Public Library Hugo
Government Program St Olaf Auditorium St Olaf
Government Program Sumner School Morrison
Government Program Bryce Canyon Airport Panguitch
Government Program Duncan Public Library Duncan
Government Program Norwood School Norwood Community
Government Program Gould Community Building Gould
Government Program American Legion Post No 127 Building Eudora, AR
Government Program Walker Field Shelterhouse South Bend
Government Program Bateria San Jose, Punta Medanos, Battery Yerba Buena and Point San Jose Fort Mason Historic District
Government Program Williams School Cameron
Government Program Okmulgee Stock Pavilion Okmulgee
Government Program Hugo Armory Hugo
Government Program Keweenaw Mountain Lodge and Golf Course Complex Copper Harbor
Government Program Branson City Park Historic District Branson
Government Program Spring Valley Township Bridge No E-31 Viborg
Government Program Wortham Gymnasium Oak Grove
Government Program Hollis City Hall and Jail Hollis
Government Program Boswell School Boswell
Government Program Paradise Water Tower Paradise
Government Program Aquatic Park Historic District San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
Government Program Circleville School Circleville
Government Program Snow School Snow
Government Program Lake Okmulgee Dam Spillway Cascade Okmulgee
Government Program Walker School Taunton
Government Program Holdenville Armory Holdenville
Government Program Ramsey Park Swayback Bridge Alexander Ramsey State Park, MN
Government Program Denham Springs City Hall Denham Springs
Government Program Building 1071 Camp Shelly
Government Program Turner Township Bridge No SE-18 Centerville
Government Program Milltown Bridge Milltown
Government Program Adobe Stables, Arkansas Valley Fairgrounds Rocky Ford
Government Program Hughes Hall-Arkansas Tech University Russellville
Government Program Helena National Guard Armory Helena-West Helena, AR
Government Program Pickett State Rustic Park Historic District Pickett State Park
Government Program Mangum Armory Mangum
Government Program Dustin Agricultural Building Dustin
Government Program Grover School Grover
Government Program Colorado Amphitheater Golden
Government Program Grant City Park Grant
Government Program Norman City Park New Deal Resources Norman
Government Program Jenny Lind Bridge Jenny Lind
Government Program Akron Gymnasium Akron
Government Program Cold Springs School Big Flat
Government Program Phillips County Penal Farm Historic District Poplar Grove
Government Program Standing Stone Rustic Park Historic District Livingston
Government Program Kingfisher Armory Kingfisher
Government Program South Dakota Dept of Transportation Bridge No 07-009-060 Frederick
Government Program Shirley Village Historic District Shirley, MA
Government Program Dog Creek School Shady Point
Government Program Recreation Center for the Utah State Hospital Provo
Architect Pueblo Mountain Park San Carlos Ranger District, San Isabel NF
Government Program Fox Island School Fox Island
Government Program Roslyn Auditorium Roslyn
Government Program Mulladay Hollow Bridge Eureka Springs, AR
Government Program Beaver Creek Native Stone Bridge Beaver
Government Program Lafayette County Courthouse Lewisville
Government Program Monument Valley Park, Colorado Springs Colorado Springs
Government Program North Liberty Park North Liberty
Government Program US Post Office- Sevierville Sevierville
Government Program Marlow Armory Marlow
Government Program Shakamak State Park Historic District Jasonville
Government Program Camp Greentop Historic District Thurmont
Government Program Colony Park Pavilion Wilburton
Government Program Alpine City Hall Alpine
Government Program Pueblo City Park Zoo Pueblo
Government Program Wollochet-Point Fosdick School Gig Harbor
Government Program Fort Fletcher Stone Arch Bridge Walker
Government Program Woman's Progressive Club Wynne, AR
Government Program Bridge 218-Off System Bridge Beaver
Government Program Norman Town Square Norman
Government Program Smithville Public School Building Smithville
Government Program Keel Creek Bridge Coalgate
Government Program Clinton Armory Clinton
Government Program Carlisle Armory Carlisle
Government Program Camp Misty Mount Historic District Thurmont
Government Program Coalgate School Gymnasium-Auditorium Coalgate
Government Program Utah State Training School Amphitheater and Wall American Fork
Government Program Webster County Courthouse Dixon
Government Program Arletta School Gig Harbor
Government Program Cary Historic District Cary
Government Program Rosenwald School Delight
Government Program Hitschmann Cattle Underpass Bridge Hitschmann
Government Program Riggs-Hamilton American Legion Post No 20 Russellville
Government Program Kim Schools Kim
Government Program Matsell Bridge Springville
Government Program Healdton Armory Healdton
Government Program Harrodsburg Armory Harrodsburg
Government Program Panola High School and Gymnasium Panola
Government Program American Fork Cemetery Rock Wall American Fork
Government Program Bliss Park Saginaw, MI
Government Program Longbranch School Gymnasium Lakebay
Government Program Lehi School Mesa
Government Program Porter, Lamar, Athletic Field Little Rock
Government Program Hitschmann Double Arch Bridge Hitschmann
Government Program College Hill Park Bathhouse Wichita, KS
Government Program Newton County Courthouse Jasper
Government Program La Junta City Park La Junta
Government Program Fairview City Hall Fairview
Government Program Anadarko Armory Anadarko
Government Program Springfield Armory Springfield, KY
Government Program Morton County WPA Bridge Richfield
Government Program Moss School Gymnasium Holdenville
Government Program Midway Town Hall Midway
Government Program Brandon Auditorium and Fire Hall Brandon
Government Program Floral Hall Everett
Government Program Burdette School Complex Historic District Burdette
Government Program Oak Grove School Oak Grove Community
Government Program Searcy City Hall Searcy, AR
Government Program Kearney National Guard Armory Kearney
Government Program Prairie County Courthouse DeValls Bluff
Government Program Hillcrest Park Archway Clovis, NM
Government Program Cloud Rim Girl Scout Lodge Brighton
Government Program Cushing Armory Cushing
Government Program Volga Auditorium Volga
Government Program Stigler School Gymnasium-Auditorium Stigler
Government Program Roaring River State Park Hotel Cassville
Government Program Onamia Municipal Hall Onamia
Government Program Little Buffalo River Bridge Parthenon
Government Program Prentis Park Vermillion
Government Program Judsonia Community Building Historic District Judsonia
Government Program Celina Public School
Government Program Washington County Road 80F Bridge Viney Grove
Government Program Fort Sumner Cemetery Wall and Entry Fort Sumner
Government Program Manti National Guard Armory Manti
Government Program Hominy Armory Hominy
Government Program Alpena Bathhouse and Swimming Pool Alpena
Government Program Otter Creek Bridge Cedar Vale
Government Program Speer School Hugo
Government Program Camp Shawnee Historic District Knob Noster State Park
Government Program Lac qui Parle State Park WPA Rustic Style Historic District Montevideo
Government Program Goodson Memorial School Seneca
Government Program Beebe Jail Beebe
Government Program Attucks School Vinita
Government Program Coop Creek Bridge Mansfield
Government Program Bridge No 222-Off System Bridge Beaver
Government Program Springville High School Art Gallery Springville
Government Program Konawa Armory Konawa
Government Program Municipal Building-City Hall Faith
Government Program Greenville City Hall Greenville
Government Program Spaulding School Gymnasium-Auditorium Spaulding
Government Program Montserrat Recreation Demonstration Area Bridge Knob Noster State Park
Government Program Lake Shetak State Park WPA Rustic Style Group Camp Currie
Government Program Southport Beach House Kenosha
Government Program Liberty Colored High School Liberty
Government Program Judsonia High School Gymnasium Judsonia
Government Program Two Buttes Gymnasium Two Buttes
Government Program Sebastian County Road 5G Bridge Hartford
Government Program Bridge No 640 Federal Aid Highway System Bridge Beaver
Government Program Mount Pleasant National Guard Armory Mount Pleasant, UT
Government Program Minco Armory Minco
Government Program Watertown Stadium Watertown
Government Program Breathitt County Jail Jackson
Government Program Shady Point School Shady Point
Government Program Montserrat Recreational Demonstration Area Rock Bath House Knob Noster State Park
Government Program Willmar Auditorium Willmar
Government Program American Legion Hut-Des Arc Des Arc
Government Program American Legion Post No 121 Paris
Government Program Egan Park Egan
Government Program American Legion Hall Searcy, AR
Government Program 7-D School Branson
Government Program Sebastian County Road 4G Bridge West Hartford
Government Program Bridge No 650-Federal Aid Highway System Bridge Beaver
Government Program Hurricane Library-City Hall Hurricane
Government Program Pawhuska Armory Pawhuska
Government Program Split Rock Creek Park Historic District Garretson
Government Program Sleeping Giant Tower Sleeping Giant State Park
Government Program Roberta School Campus Durant
Government Program Montserrat Recreational Demonstration Area Warehouse 2 and Workshop Knob Noster State Park
Government Program District No 182 School Underwood
Government Program Spring Lake Recreation Area Historic District Magazine Ranger District
Government Program Alamogordo Woman's Club Alamogordo
Government Program Big Four School Providence
Government Program Prowers Country Welfare Housing Lamar
Government Program Van Buren County Road 2E Bridge Scotland
Government Program Hugo Municipal Pool Hugo
Government Program Spanish Fork National Guard Armory Spanish Fork
Government Program Pawnee Armory Pawnee
Government Program Hernando Elementary School, Old Hernando
Government Program Cedars of Lebanon State Park Historic District Lebanon
Government Program Poteau School Gymnasium-Auditorium Poteau
Government Program Arrow Rock State Historic Site Grave Shelter Arrow Rock State Historic Site
Government Program Bovey Village Hall Bovey
Government Program Cove Lake Spillway Dam-Bridge Corley
Government Program St Martin's Catholic Church and Grotto Oelrichs
Government Program Griffithville School Griffithville
Government Program Camp Caesar Cowen
Government Program Cove Creek Bridge Corley
Government Program White School Kim
Government Program Park City High School Mechanical Arts Building Park City, UT
Government Program Tahlequah Armory Tahlequah
Government Program Childstown Township Bridge Number S-15 Childstown
Government Program Big Horn Academy Historic District Cowley
Government Program Twyman Park Poteau
Government Program Arrow Rock State Historic Site Open Shelter Arrow Rock State Historic Site
Government Program Carlos Avery Game Farm Ham Lake
Government Program Deerwood Auditorium Deerwood
Government Program Cove Lake Bathhouse Corley
Government Program Cedar Creek Bridge Rosie
Government Program Holly Grove School Stevens Creek
Government Program Taylor Field Pine Bluff
Government Program Woodlynne Log Cabin Woodlynne
Government Program Pleasant Valley School Branson
Government Program Cuivre River State Park Administrative Area Historic District Cuivre State Park
Government Program Tishomingo Armory Tishomingo
Government Program Centerville Township Bridge Number S-18 Centerville
Government Program Bridge over Burro Canon Madrid
Government Program Wetumka Armory Wetumka
Government Program Montserrat Recreation Demonstration Area Entrance Portal Knob Noster State Park
Government Program Montserrat Recreation Demonstration Area Dam and Spillway Knob Noster State Park
Government Program Bridge No 5827-Zumbro Falls Zumbro Falls
Government Program Cotter High School Gymnasium, Old Cotter
Government Program Newton Stadium Newton
Government Program Hopewell District No 45 School Hopewell
Government Program Rose Hill Plantation Hugo
Government Program Lower Carlin Bay School II Harrison
Government Program Rock Creek Bridge Blanco
Government Program Sam A Baker State Park Historic District Patterson
Government Program Watonga Armory Watonga
Government Program Salem Township Bridge Number E-1 Salem
Government Program Douglas Crossing Bridge Granada
Government Program Wetumka Cemetery Pavilion and Fence Wetumka
Government Program Arrow Rock State Historic Site Bridge Arrow Rock State Historic Site
Government Program Brevard College Stone Fence and Gate Brevard
Government Program Los Ojos (Parkview) Fish Hatchery Los Ojos
Architect Garfield Township Hall Beresford
Government Program McRae Jail McRae
Government Program Chute Pond Dam Mountain
Government Program Raymond Rebarchek Colony Farm Palmer
Government Program Relief Model Map of the State of New Mexico Albuquerque
Government Program US Post Office (Philadelphia), Old Philadelphia
Government Program Weatherford Armory Weatherford
Government Program Germantown Township Bridge S-29 Germantown
Government Program Fort Vasquez Platteville
Government Program Williams, Robert Lee, Public Library Durant
Government Program Old Bokoshe School Bokoshe
Government Program Arrow Rock State Historic Site Lookout Shelter Arrow Rock State Historic Site
Government Program Cove Creek High School Sugar Grove
Government Program San Lorenzo Historic District San Lorenzo
Government Program Elk Park School Elk Park
Government Program Pawnee Municipal Swimming Pool and Bathhouse Pawnee
Government Program Matanuska Colony Community Center Palmer
Government Program Redmond City Park Redmond
Government Program Raton Junior-Senior High School Raton
Government Program Wagoner Armory Wagoner
Government Program Montana State Arsenal, Armory and Drill Hall Helena
Government Program La Plata County Fairgrounds Durango
Government Program Alamosa County Courthouse Alamosa
Government Program Stroup Park Swimming Pool and Bath House Holdenville
Government Program Webster Rock School Webster
Government Program Burns Lake Bungalow Los Ojos
Government Program 4-H Club Building, Murray County Fairgrounds Slayton
Government Program Russell Jail Russell
Government Program Earle High School, Old Earle
Government Program Patten Colony Farm Palmer
Government Program Fort Abercrombie Abercrombie
Government Program Amistad Gymnasium Amistad
Government Program Guthrie Armory Guthrie
Government Program Menifee High School Gymnasium Menifee
Government Program Loma Community Hall Loma
Government Program Ash Creek School Wilburton
Government Program Pembroke High School, Former Pembroke
Government Program Longview Women's Clubhouse Longview
Government Program Raton Armory Raton
Government Program Wiley Rock Schoolhouse Wiley
Government Program Damascus Gymnasium Damascus
Government Program Valley View School Salida
Government Program Herried House Palmer
Government Program Clayton Public Schools Historic District Clayton
Government Program Lake Murray State Park Ardmore, OK
Government Program Parks School Parks
Government Program Fruita Museum Fruita
Government Program Kinta High School Kinta
Government Program Hicks Field Edenton, NC
Government Program Jackson Hall Memorial Community Hall Silverdale
Government Program Bueyeros School Bueyeros
Government Program Sayre City Park Sayre
Government Program Buford School Building Buford
Government Program Valley View School Salida
Government Program Berry House Palmer
Government Program Laveen School Auditorium Laveen
Government Program Lake Murray State Park Ardmore
Government Program Waverly Village Hall Waverly
Government Program Washington, Booker T, High School and Auditorium New Orleans
Government Program Paintsville City Hall Paintsville
Government Program Spencerville School Campus Spencerville
Government Program Lisbon Bridge Lisbon
Government Program Camp Ouachita Girl Scout Camp Historic District Paron
Government Program Roosevelt School Bernalillo
Government Program Dakota Club Library Eagle Butte
Government Program Plumerville School Building Plumerville
Government Program Holly City Hall Holly
Government Program Verde Park Pumphouse Phoenix
Government Program West Palm Beach National Guard Armory, Old West Palm Beach
Government Program Maitland Arroyo Bridge Walsenburg
Government Program Paintsville Country Club Paintsville
Government Program Degnan School Wilburton
Government Program Issaquah Sportsmen's Club Issaquah
Government Program Park Hill Fire Station and Water Company Complex North Little Rock, AR
Government Program Park Lake Historic District Santa Rosa
Government Program Corner, BB, Memorial Library Sylacauga
Government Program Liberty School Cafeteria Hamlet
Government Program Camp Ben McCulloch Driftwood
Government Program Laveen School Auditorium Laveen
Government Program Holly Hill Municipal Building Holly Hill
Government Program Pocasset Gymnasium Pocasset
Government Program Rito Seco Creek Culvert San Luis
Government Program Paintsville Public Library Paintsville
Government Program Poteau Community Building Poteau
Government Program Tepicon Hall Tippecanoe River State Park
Government Program American Legion Post No 131 Leslie
Government Program Coral Gables Woman's Club Coral Gables
Government Program Look About Lodge Bentleyville
Government Program Guy High School Gymnasium Guy
Government Program Hoquiam Olympic Stadium Hoquiam
Government Program West Point Rice Mill Charleston, SC
Government Program Duncan Armory Duncan
Government Program Oil Springs High School Gymnasium Oil Springs
Government Program American Legion Hut Edmond
Government Program Bridgeton Historic District Bridgeton
Government Program Baxter County Courthouse Mountain Home
Government Program Crystal River Old City Hall Crystal River
Government Program St Paul School Building St Paul
Government Program Guy Home Economics Building Guy
Government Program American Legion Hut Tahlequah
Government Program Presentation Children's Home Sioux Falls, SD
Government Program Sallisaw High School Sallisaw
Government Program Fairview School Meeker
Government Program Westside Elementary School Heavener
Government Program Flat Gap School Flat Gap
Government Program Crescent School Meeker
Government Program Washington Park Michigan City, IN
Government Program Haggard Ford Swinging Bridge Harrison
Government Program Hay Creek Bridge Belle Fourche
Government Program Knoxville WPA Athletic Field Historic District Knoxville, IA
Government Program Maxville School Building Cave City
Government Program Northside Boulevard Riverwall South Bend
Government Program Parker High School Auditorium City View
Government Program Brecksville Trailside Museum Brecksville
Government Program Old Stroud School Stroud
Government Program Caddo Community Building Caddo
Government Program Allen County Poor Farm Scottsville, KY
Government Program Meeker Town Hall Meeker
Government Program Battell Park Historic District Mishawaka
Government Program Lake Wedington Historic District Savoy
Government Program Split Rock Park Bridge Garretson
Government Program Brusly High School Gymnasium, Old Brusly
Government Program Valley Springs School Valley Springs
Government Program Ardmore Municipal Auditorium Ardmore, OK
Government Program Spearfish Fisheries Center Spearfish
Government Program The Fort Taft
Government Program Roff Armory Roff
Government Program Atoka Community Building Atoka
Government Program Pauley Bridge Pikeville
Government Program Midlothian School Meeker
Government Program Fawn River State Fish Hatchery Orland
Government Program Palatka Ravine Gardens Historic District Palatka
Government Program Village Park Bandstand Menomonee Falls
Government Program Edmundson Park Historic District Oskaloosa, IA
Government Program Everton School Everton
Government Program Hardy Murphy Coliseum Ardmore, OK
Government Program Camp Lee Canyon Las Vegas
Government Program Olive Civic Center Orange, CA
1935/05/06 The Works Progress Administration (WPA) is created by executive order using 1.4 billion dollars in funding from the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act. The agency is designed to employ unskilled men to carry out public works infrastructure projects. Government Program
1935/06/00 WPA builds the stone field house Government Program Powder House Park Somerville, MA
1935/06/00 Because of Treasure Island will later be use as an airport, the Works Progress Administration grants over $4 million for construction of the GGIE Exposition. Government Program Treasure Island, San Fran
1935/10/24 A telegram from Rep John Houston informs that the WPA is funding $17825 of the $24977 budgeted for the Douglass Township Community Building. Government Program Douglass Township Community Building Douglass
1936/00/00 The Rush County Line Bridge is erected 11 miles north of Otis, Kansas. The stone arch bridge has since been replaced. Government Program
1936/00/00 Weedpatch Camp is setup for Dust Bowl refugee families escaping the drought stricken midwest. Government Program Weedpatch Camp Bakersfield, CA
1936/00/00 Construction begins on a new armory. Government Program Olympia Armory Columbia, SC
1937/00/00 Government Program Beal Slough Bridge Lincoln, NE
1937/00/00 Government Program Maness Schoolhouse Barling
1938/00/00 Guttenberg National Fish Hatchery is built for the US Bureau of Fisheries. Government Program Guttenberg National Fish Hatchery and Aquarium Historic District Guttenberg
1938/00/00 The New Mt Pisgah School is built on the north side of Smith Road, east of Mt Pisgah Road. The a single story stone structure, with a hip roof pierced by dormers, and long eaves with exposed rafter ends is funded by the Works Progress Administration. Government Program New Mt Pisgah School Mt Pisgah Township, AR
1939/00/00 Sioux River Bridge at 3rd St in Trent, South Dakota, across the Big Sioux River. The concrete T-beam has been lost. Government Program
1939/00/00 Pulaski County Road 67D Bridge is erected over a creek near Jacksonville, Arkansas. The open masonry structure was replaced in 2000. Government Program
1939/00/00 Pulaski County Road 71D Bridge is erected near Jacksonville, Arkansas to carry Batesville Pike over Bridge Creek which drains into Bayou Meto. The concrete slab bridge with stone piers was replaced. Government Program
1939/00/00 Designed by Phineas Paist of the firm Paist and Steward, the Coral Gables Police and Fire Station is built by the Works Progress Administration from 1938 to 1939. Government Program Coral Gables Police and Fire Station Coral Gables
1939/08/24 The Warren County Court House at 115 N Howard Ave in Indianola, Iowa, is dedicated. Begun in December 1938, FB Dickinson constructed the Moderne style building for $145,000. The site of the John Hossack Homicide trial was razed in the summer of 2019. Benefactor
1939/10/00 Funded by the Works Progress Administration, construction of Lawton Park with a Colonial Revival style pavilion, shed and keeper's house, begins in Fall 1939. Government Program Lawton Park and Pavilion Hartsville, SC
1941/08/00 Due to a miscalculation by the architect, moremoney is requested from the community through a five mill levy. By August 1941, the WPA allocated an $19,547 to the project with the district contributing $4,713. Government Program Chandler High School Chandler
1942/00/00 The double-arch limestone Sand Creek Tributary Stone Arch Bridge is erected by the Works Projects Administration as one of many New Deal-era projects in Rush County. Government Program Sand Creek Tributary Stone Arch Bridge, La Crosse La Crosse, KS
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