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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 Robert E. Lee School - Hugo, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsRobert E. Lee School - Hugo, OK

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This is a school with ten-plus room, constructed by the WPA in 1938-1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/4/2017

last visited: never

Image for Cemetery Wall - Mt. Olivet Cemetery - Hugo, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsCemetery Wall - Mt. Olivet Cemetery - Hugo, OK

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Mt. Olivet Cemetery is the well-known "Circus" cemetery, with a section set apart for performers of the many circuses that wintered in Hugo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/5/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office - Coalgate, OK

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The post office in Coalgate was a project funded by the U.S. Treasury Department in 1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/18/2021

last visited: never

Image for Indian Family at Routine Tasks - Coalgate, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsIndian Family at Routine Tasks - Coalgate, OK

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This WPA-sponsored mural hangs in the lobby of the Coagate, OK post office.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/18/2021

last visited: never

Image for Lincoln School - Wagoner, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsLincoln School - Wagoner, OK

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This four-room school building was constructed as a WPA project in 1939-1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/8/2018

last visited: never

Image for Rose Hill Cemetery (a.k.a. Jones Cemetery) Wall - Hugo, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsRose Hill Cemetery (a.k.a. Jones Cemetery) Wall - Hugo, OK

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This is one of the most unique WPA projects we have come across.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/3/2017

last visited: never

Image for Coalgate School Gymnasium/Auditorium - Coalgate, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsCoalgate School Gymnasium/Auditorium - Coalgate, OK

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The WPA built this school building in 1936. It is located near Fox and Frey Streets.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/18/2021

last visited: never

Image for George Washington Carver School - Coalgate, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsGeorge Washington Carver School - Coalgate, OK

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The George Washington Carver School was built as a WPA project in 1938.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/18/2021

last visited: never

Image for Lost City School - Hulbert, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsLost City School - Hulbert, OK

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Lost City school is almost hidden among building additions and can only be observed through a chain link fence.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/8/2018

last visited: never

Image for City Hall - Wagoner, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsCity Hall - Wagoner, OK

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Constructed by the WPA in 1936-7, this City Hall building still houses Wagoner's city offices.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/30/2018

last visited: never

Image for State Armory - Wagoner, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsState Armory - Wagoner, OK

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This is a beautiful example of the many stone armories built in Oklahoma by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/25/2018

last visited: 6/18/2021

Image for Community Building - Wagoner, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsCommunity Building - Wagoner, OK

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This is a lovely piece of WPA construction.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/25/2018

last visited: never

Image for Wagoner County Courthouse - Wagoner, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsWagoner County Courthouse - Wagoner, OK

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The WPA constructed this courthouse in 1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/27/2018

last visited: 6/18/2021

Image for Central Elementary School - Wagoner, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsCentral Elementary School - Wagoner, OK

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This Art Deco brick school currently houses the Wagoner Public Schools Administrative offices and Board of Education.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/25/2018

last visited: never

Image for Okmulgee Lake Dam, Dripping Springs State Park, Oklahoma United Statesview gallery

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WPA ProjectsOkmulgee Lake Dam, Dripping Springs State Park, Oklahoma United States

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WPA/CCC project dam on Lake Okmulgee. Forty feet high, 250 feet long. On the Register of National Historic Places.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member vulture1957

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/10/2017

last visited: 2/15/2020

Image for Elmwood Cemetery Wall - Wagoner, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsElmwood Cemetery Wall - Wagoner, OK

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This WPA-constructed wall runs along the south edge of Elmwood Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/23/2018

last visited: never

Image for Goodland Orphanage Campus - Hugo, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsGoodland Orphanage Campus - Hugo, OK

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The Goodland Orphanage campus is now operated as Goodland Academy, a private boarding school for boys.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/7/2017

last visited: never

Image for Armory - Holdenville, OKview gallery

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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

Image for Gray High School Grandstands - Idabel, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsGray High School Grandstands - Idabel, OK

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Gray High School no longer exists, however, Idabel Middle School uses these grandstands today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/3/2017

last visited: never

Image for Gray High School Gym/Classrooms - Idabel, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsGray High School Gym/Classrooms - Idabel, OK

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Gray High School's last school year was 1978. Today, the campus is occupied as Idabel Middle School.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/3/2017

last visited: never

Image for Idabel Armory - Idabel, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsIdabel Armory - Idabel, OK

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The Idabel Armory is currently used as a bus barn by the local school district.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/2/2017

last visited: never

Image for Football Field and Stadium - Holdenville, OKview gallery

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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

Image for Stroup Park Bathhouse/Pool - Holdenville, OKview gallery

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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

Image for Post Office - Holdenville, OKview gallery

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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

Image for Idabel City Golf Course - Idabel, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsIdabel City Golf Course - Idabel, OK

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A golf course as a WPA project is quite rare. This is one of only two in the state of Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/2/2017

last visited: never

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