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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 ProjectsWyatt Road Culvert - Norge, OK

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This WPA culvert is located just west of the town of Norge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/1/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPioneer School Culvert - Norge, OK

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This non-functioning culvert is located just west of the tiny town of Norge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/1/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWPA Bridge - Shannon Springs Park - Chickasha, OK

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The WPA has constructed this beautiful and functional park bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/11/2014

last visited: 12/12/2018

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WPA ProjectsWarehouse - Shannon Springs Park - Chickasha, OK

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This park warehouse typifies native stone WPA construction in Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/15/2014

last visited: 11/21/2016

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WPA ProjectsAmphitheater - Shannon Springs Park - Chickasha, OK

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This WPA-constructed amphitheater is actively in use today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/11/2014

last visited: 12/12/2018

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WPA ProjectsShannon Springs Park - Chickasha, OK

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This is a large, scenic park with a lake, bridges, and numerous WPA construction.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/15/2014

last visited: 12/12/2018

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WPA ProjectsCaretaker's House - Shannon Springs Park - Chickasha, OK

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This sturdy sandstone building is one of several items constructed by the WPA in Shannon Springs Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/11/2014

last visited: 11/21/2016

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WPA ProjectsBathhouse - Shannon Springs Park - Chickasha, OK

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The bathhouse is an example of a WPA building re-born - thanks to the insight and dedication of Chickasha.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/6/2015

last visited: 12/12/2018

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WPA ProjectsJr. High School Gym & Auditorium - Chickasha, OK

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This is a stylish Art Deco gymnasium/auditorium built onto the original Junior High School.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/10/2014

last visited: 12/12/2018

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WPA ProjectsWashita Valley Community Center - Chickasha, OK

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This community center building, constructed in 1935 has recently been renovated and is currently serving the community's needs.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/5/2014

last visited: 12/12/2018

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WPA ProjectsState Armory - Chickasha, OK

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This armory, on the west side of downtown Chickasha, is currently the YMCA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/5/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCity Warehouse - Chickasha, OK

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The former City Warehouse, a WPA Project in 1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/8/2011

last visited: never

Image for Fairgrounds Livestock Exchange Building - Chickasha, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsFairgrounds Livestock Exchange Building - Chickasha, OK

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Built by the WPA in 1941, this building has a rich history and is well-used to this day.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/4/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFairgrounds Administration Building - Chickasha, OK

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Built by the WPA in 1940, this building houses the administrative offices, and a large event auditorium.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/4/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsAgawam Gym - Agawam, OK

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More recently known as Agawam Mercantile, the building is currently vacant and the grounds overgrown.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/25/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSchool Auditorium - Alex, OK

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This WPA constructed auditorium has been renamed for a former Alex School Superintendent.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/9/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsAlex Public School Dist #56 - Alex, OK

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This is another small-town WPA-constructed school, still in use today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/6/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRush Creek Culvert - Rush Springs, OK

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This culvert carries runoff from nearby Rush Creek.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/28/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRush Creek Bridge - Rush Springs, OK

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One of the hundreds of WPA bridges across Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/28/2018

last visited: never

Image for Pocasset Auditorium - Pocasset, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsPocasset Auditorium - Pocasset, OK

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This WPA-constructed gymnasium is still in use by the Amber-Pocasset school district.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/31/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsU.S. Post Office and Kiowa Indian Agency - Anadarko, OK

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This is an extraordinary building constructed to be the post office as well as the Kiowa Indian Agency.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/23/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office Murals - Anadarko, Oklahoma

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This series of 12 murals were commissioned in 1936 by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/18/2010

last visited: 9/7/2011

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WPA ProjectsAnadarko Armory - Anadarko, OK

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This WPA Project brought in $60,000 to the economy of Anadarko and employed 210 people, for a period of 13 months.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 11/8/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFiltration Plant - Anadarko, OK

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This power plant was a WPA project in early 1940, an enlargement to the original plant at this location.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/9/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMiddleberg School - Middleberg, OK

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This WPA school has been heavily remodeled and wouldn't be recognized as WPA without documentation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/9/2019

last visited: never

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