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WPA Projects
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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 ProjectsFormer Community Center - Wewoka, OK

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This stone and frame building has been beautifully restored and currently houses the Seminole Nation Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/30/2017

last visited: 7/1/2018

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WPA ProjectsSeminole County Fairgrounds - Wewoka, OK

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The Seminole County Fairgrounds has five WPA buildings, and a stadium, constructed from 1936 to 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/13/2017

last visited: 7/1/2018

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WPA ProjectsT.B. Mutt Miller Park - Wewoka, OK

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Constructed by the WPA, this park is packed full of the signature rock construction of this Era.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/13/2017

last visited: 7/1/2018

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WPA ProjectsHigh School Addition - Wewoka, OK

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This is an extraordinarily beautiful WPA addition to an existing school. Impossible to tell where the two met.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/13/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsArmory - Holdenville, OK

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The Armory is located on Highway 270 east of the town of Holdenville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/13/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFootball Field and Stadium - Holdenville, OK

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Located on the north side of Holdenville, the winning football team has an historic venue for its games.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/13/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCommunity Building - Seminole, OK

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This is a most unusual and unique WPA construction, and very pleasing to the eye.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/13/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsChase Park - Seminole, OK

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Work was done in Chase Park in 1937 and 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 11/25/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsStroup Park Bathhouse/Pool - Holdenville, OK

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In 1936, Holdenville was the recipient of a very nice pool and bathhouse facility, still in use today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/13/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSeminole Indian Village Scene - Seminole, OK

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This New Deal mural is displayed in the lobby of the Seminole Post Office.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 11/25/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office - Seminole, OK

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The Seminole post office is similar to other post offices built with Treasury Department funding.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 11/25/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office - Holdenville, OK

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This post office was constructed in 1935 with funding from the Treasury Department.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/12/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsOakwood Cemetery - Wewoka, OK

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The WPA built the wall around Oakwood Cemetery, and a lovely rock building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/13/2017

last visited: 9/8/2018

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WPA ProjectsWhite Rock School - Mcloud, OK

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Built in 1935, this WPA building is still a thriving school in this rural community.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/29/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsJeff Lee Park Bath House and Pool - McAlester, Oklahoma

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Bath house and pool built by the WPA in McAlester, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/23/2008

last visited: 9/11/2017

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WPA ProjectsMcAlester Armory - McAlester, Oklahoma

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National Guard Armory built by the WPA in McAlester, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/23/2008

last visited: 9/11/2017

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WPA ProjectsRobber's Cave State Park Dams - Wilburton, OK

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The WPA was brought into a large park project of the CCC in the late 1930's.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/9/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCity Hall - Krebs, OK

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This is a beautiful example of WPA Art Deco style construction, still in use today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/10/2017

last visited: 11/1/2017

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WPA ProjectsEarlsboro High School - Earlsboro, OK

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Earlsboro High School is a modern-looking Art Deco styled school we would not have recognized as WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/13/2017

last visited: never

Image for Michael J. Hunter Pool - McAlester, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsMichael J. Hunter Pool - McAlester, OK

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This is a wading pool constructed by the WPA in 1938.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/10/2017

last visited: never

Image for L'ouverture Gymnasium/Auditorium - McAlester, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsL'ouverture Gymnasium/Auditorium - McAlester, OK

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Built by the CWA, this gymnasium/auditorium brought recreation and entertainment to the black community of McAlester.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/10/2017

last visited: never

Image for Fairview Cemetery Wall - Shawnee, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsFairview Cemetery Wall - Shawnee, OK

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Constructed in 1936, the Fairview Cemetery wall is approximately 1320 feet long.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/7/2017

last visited: never

Image for Woodrow Wilson School - Shawnee, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsWoodrow Wilson School - Shawnee, OK

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The WPA built an addition to Woodrow Wilson School in 1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/7/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFormer Fire Station - Shawnee, OK

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Located in a residential area, this small fire station was a project of the WPA in 1938-9.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/7/2017

last visited: never

Image for Horace Mann School Addition - Shawnee, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsHorace Mann School Addition - Shawnee, OK

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The WPA constructed the south-end addition to Horace Mann School.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/7/2017

last visited: never

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