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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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Image for Wetumka Armory - Wetumka, OKview gallery

SWSW116.2 km

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WPA ProjectsWetumka Armory - Wetumka, OK

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As with many of Oklahoma's armories, this was a project of the WPA in 1936.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/12/2017

last visited: never

Image for Old National Guard Armory - Chandler, OKview gallery

SWSW116.2 km

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WPA ProjectsOld National Guard Armory - Chandler, OK

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One of the 54 Oklahoma armories constructed by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/9/2010

last visited: 11/11/2017

Image for Old City Hall and Jail - Prague, OKview gallery

SWSW116.4 km

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WPA ProjectsOld City Hall and Jail - Prague, OK

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Built in 1936 as a Public Works Administration project.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/1/2012

last visited: 5/12/2018

Image for WPA Chandler High School - Chandler, OKview gallery

SWSW116.8 km

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WPA ProjectsWPA Chandler High School - Chandler, OK

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The largest WPA-built school in Lincoln County

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/23/2010

last visited: never

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WW119.1 km

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WPA ProjectsState Armory - Stillwater, OK

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The armory is currently owned by the City of Stillwater and used as a Parks and Recreation Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/25/2018

last visited: 9/21/2018

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WW119.6 km

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WPA ProjectsPublic Library Building - Stillwater, OK

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This library building was constructed under the Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/20/2018

last visited: never

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WW119.6 km

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WPA ProjectsFormer U.S. Post Office - Stillwater, OK

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This beautiful post office building was constructed in 1933 with Treasury Department funding.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/20/2018

last visited: 9/21/2018

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WW119.7 km

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WPA ProjectsGirl Scout Hut - Stillwater, OK

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This Girl Scout Lodge is still being used as such. It is also the meeting place for the Stillwater Friends worship services.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/8/2018

last visited: 9/21/2018

Image for Fire Service Training School - OSU - Stillwater, OKview gallery

WW119.9 km

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WPA ProjectsFire Service Training School - OSU - Stillwater, OK

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This fire station was built as a cooperative effort of the City of Stillwater, the State University (originally known as Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College), and the Public Works Administration (PWA).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/31/2018

last visited: 9/14/2018

Image for Spring Dell School - Chandler, OKview gallery

SWSW122 km

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WPA ProjectsSpring Dell School - Chandler, OK

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Spring Dell School was built as a one-room school by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/21/2014

last visited: never

Image for Midlothian School - Lincoln County, OKview gallery

SWSW124.1 km

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WPA ProjectsMidlothian School - Lincoln County, OK

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Midlothian School is a typical WPA-constructed two-room school, which is currently used occasionally for social events.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/18/2014

last visited: never

Image for Gymnasium/Auditorium - Sumner, OKview gallery

WW125.4 km

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WPA ProjectsGymnasium/Auditorium - Sumner, OK

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This WPA gymnasium was a large project to be built in this very small community.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/7/2017

last visited: never

Image for Rein School - Vicinity Ponca City, OKview gallery

WW126.5 km

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WPA ProjectsRein School - Vicinity Ponca City, OK

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One of only two one-room WPA-constructed schools in this part of the State.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/25/2017

last visited: never

Image for Lakeview Road Bridge - Vic. Stillwater, OKview gallery

WW127.6 km

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WPA ProjectsLakeview Road Bridge - Vic. Stillwater, OK

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This WPA bridge is out in the countryside, about two miles east of Lake Carl Blackwell.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/6/2018

last visited: 9/26/2018

Image for Warwick School - Warwick, OKview gallery

SWSW127.8 km

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WPA ProjectsWarwick School - Warwick, OK

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This quaint two-room schoolhouse serves as the town hall for Warwick.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/29/2014

last visited: never

Image for Fairview School - Meeker, OKview gallery

SWSW128.3 km

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WPA ProjectsFairview School - Meeker, OK

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The WPA, together with the Lincoln County Superintendent of Schools constructed this one-room school in 1936.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/21/2014

last visited: never

Image for Junior/Senior High School - Meeker, OKview gallery

SWSW129.7 km

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WPA ProjectsJunior/Senior High School - Meeker, OK

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Constructed in 1939 by the WPA, this school is currently the Meeker Middle School.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/5/2014

last visited: never

Image for Meeker Town Hall (former) - Meeker, OKview gallery

SWSW130.4 km

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WPA ProjectsMeeker Town Hall (former) - Meeker, OK

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One of only 27 municipal buildings constructed by the WPA in Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/5/2014

last visited: never

Image for Home Economics Building - Wellston, OKview gallery

SWSW132.3 km

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WPA ProjectsHome Economics Building - Wellston, OK

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Another sturdy native stone WPA building still sound today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/29/2014

last visited: never

Image for Public Library - Ponca City, OKview gallery

NWNW133.1 km

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WPA ProjectsPublic Library - Ponca City, OK

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This is a beautiful example of Spanish influence architecture, built with funds from the Public Works Administration.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/13/2017

last visited: 11/24/2018

Image for Blaine Stadium and Fieldhouse - Ponca City, OKview gallery

NWNW133.7 km

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WPA ProjectsBlaine Stadium and Fieldhouse - Ponca City, OK

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This grandstand and fieldhouse located at Ponca City High School is one of several WPA projects in the town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/21/2017

last visited: never

Image for Tri State Boundary, NYA Project circa 1938view gallery

NENE133.9 km

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WPA ProjectsTri State Boundary, NYA Project circa 1938

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This monument was produced by the NYA in 1938.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Kansas

date approved: 6/7/2010

last visited: 5/23/2019

Image for Addition to Seminole County Courthouse - Wewoka, OKview gallery

SWSW134.1 km

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WPA ProjectsAddition to Seminole County Courthouse - Wewoka, OK

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The addition on the south end of the Seminole County Courthouse was a WPA project in 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/3/2017

last visited: 7/1/2018

Image for Post Office - Wewoka, OKview gallery

SWSW134.1 km

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WPA ProjectsPost Office - Wewoka, OK

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The Wewoka Post Office is one of many Depression-era facilities built with Treasury Department funding.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/13/2017

last visited: 7/1/2018

Image for Historical Background of Wewoka - Wewoka, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsHistorical Background of Wewoka - Wewoka, OK

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This mural is one of 32 which grace post offices in Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/13/2017

last visited: 7/1/2018

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