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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 Projects(Former) Ada Armory - Ada, OK

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Built in 1936 by the WPA, this armory is no longer occupied.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/20/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPontotoc County Administrative Building - Ada, OK

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Built between 1940 and 1942 by the WPA, this county building remains in use today.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/20/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsNapier School - Ada, OK

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Napier School is currently occupied as Ada Baptist Temple.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/21/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsChapel - Rosedale Cemetery - Ada, OK

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This is a very unique example of WPA construction located in Rosedale Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/20/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsU.S. Post Office and Court House - Ada, OK

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This beautiful stone block building is still in use today as a post office.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/23/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGlenwood Park - Ada, OK

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Glenwood Park was constructed by the WPA in 1939.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/20/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCentral Fire Station - Ada, OK

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Construction of the Central Fire Station was a project of the Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works, later renamed the Public Works Administration (PWA).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/29/2016

last visited: 1/3/2021

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WPA ProjectsEast Central University Athletic Field & Stadium - Ada, OK

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Built in the late 1930's by the WPA, this stadium is still in use today.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/29/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWintersmth Park - WPA - Ada, OK

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The WPA continued work previously done at this park by the CCC.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/5/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRoff Armory - Roff, OK

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The old Roff Armory is located on the block bounded by Burns Ave, W Main St, N 10th St, and N 9th St, Roff, OK. It was constructed by the WPA between 1935 and 1937, and placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/29/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsStratford Grade and High School and Gym - Stratford, OK

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This WPA-constructed school houses the elementary, middle and high school for Stratford.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/8/2021

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWalker School & Gymnasium - Pauls Valley, OK

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This former school is located about 6 miles east of Pauls Valley.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/2/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMunicipal Water Tower - Sulphur, OK

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The Sulphur water tower is one of many built by the WPA in the 1930s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/14/2018

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 ProjectsRomance of the Mail - Sulphur, OK

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The Sulphur Post Office lobby contains one of the many WPA-sponsored murals found in post offices throughout the country.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/30/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSulphur Post Office - Sulphur, OK

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This is another project of the WPA's extensive government building construction.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/30/2014

last visited: never

Image for Sulphur Armory - Sulphur, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsSulphur Armory - Sulphur, OK

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Also known as the National Guard Armory, the Sulphur Armory stands vacant today at 500 W Wynnewood Ave, Sulphur, OK. Placed on the National Register in 1994, it is an outstanding example of the work of the Works Progress Administration.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/10/2016

last visited: 3/14/2018

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WPA ProjectsAthletic Field and Stadium - Sulphur, OK

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This school athletic stadium was built in 1940 by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/14/2018

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 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 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 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 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 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 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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