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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 Robber's Cave State Park Dams - Wilburton, OKview gallery

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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: 9/19/2020

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WPA ProjectsEOSC Athletic Field and Stadium - Wilburton, OK

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The athletic stadium and field at Eastern Oklahoma State College was a WPA Project in 1937-1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/5/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLatimer County Courthouse - Wilburton, OK

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The Latimer County Courthouse was a project of the WPA in 1938-1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/5/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBowers School - Vic. Wilburton, OK

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Bowers School is a two-room school building constructed by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/5/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCole Chapel School - Hartshorne Vicinity, OK

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This one-room schoolhouse is located north of Hartshorne.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/24/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsAlice Savage Elementary - Red Oak, OK

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This is a beautiful example of WPA construction in this small town of 500.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/27/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBuffalo Valley School & Gymnasium- Talihina, OK

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Buffalo Valley High School was a late construction for the WPA - 1942

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/9/2017

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 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 Jeff Lee Park Bath House and Pool - McAlester, Oklahomaview gallery

WW36.7 km

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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

Image for Eufaula Armory - Eufaula, Oklahomaview gallery

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WPA ProjectsEufaula Armory - Eufaula, Oklahoma

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Built in 1935 and finished in 1937, this building continues to house a unit of the Oklahoma National Guard.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/16/2010

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsJr. High School/Gym - Checotah, OK

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This building stands on the northwest corner of S.W. 1st Street and . Jefferson Avenue in the Checotah school campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/18/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLongfellow Junior High - Checotah, OK

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The Checotah School campus has two WPA-constructed buildings.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/18/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsDouglas School - Checotah, OK

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This WPA-constructed school currently stands vacant.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/18/2020

last visited: never

Image for Connor's State College Administration Building - Warner, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsConnor's State College Administration Building - Warner, OK

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This is a beautiful example of the quality work done by the WPA in the 1930's.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/17/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPopes Chapel School - Warner, OK

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This WPA-constructed school has been renovated and is now a residence.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/15/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsResidential Culvert - Webbers Falls, OK

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This culvert is located at the intersection of Smith and Raymond Streets in Webbers Falls.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/15/2020

last visited: never

Image for Former U.S. Post Office - Henryetta, OKview gallery

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

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This former U.S. post office is now re-purposed as the Henryetta Public Library.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/13/2018

last visited: 9/28/2019

Image for West Lawn Cemetery Wall - Henryetta, OKview gallery

NWNW78.2 km

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WPA ProjectsWest Lawn Cemetery Wall - Henryetta, OK

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The older half of West Lawn Cemetery has a stone wall constructed by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/13/2018

last visited: 4/7/2022

Image for WPA Culvert - Schulter, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsWPA Culvert - Schulter, OK

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An example of the infrastructure improvements done in Oklahoma towns by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/25/2018

last visited: never

Image for School Campus - Schulter, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsSchool Campus - Schulter, OK

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The Schulter school campus was a WPA Project in 1937 and consists of four buildings.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/25/2018

last visited: never

Image for Wetumka Cemetery Wall and Pavilion - Wetumka, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsWetumka Cemetery Wall and Pavilion - Wetumka, OK

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In 1935-1936, the WPA constructed a stone wall across the front of this cemetery, as well as a stone pavilion.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/12/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHome Economics Building- Wetumka, OK

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Located on the campus of Wetumka High School, this home economics building was constructed by the NYA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/12/2017

last visited: never

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