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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 ProjectsBlanchard Gym/Auditorium - Blanchard, OK

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This WPA gym/auditorium sits behind the current Blanchard Alumni Association building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/9/2019

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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WPA ProjectsSchool Gymnasium - Washington, OK

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This WPA gymnasium is located south of the Washington Middle School.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/9/2019

last visited: 10/12/2020

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WPA ProjectsAbe Andrews Park (Norman City Park) - Norman, OK

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Established in the late 1890s, several great WPA structures were added to the park in the 1930s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/4/2014

last visited: 7/30/2019

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WPA ProjectsCleveland County Courthouse - Norman, Oklahoma

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Cleveland County was named after the 22nd and 24th President of the United States, President Grover Cleveland.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/27/2009

last visited: 7/29/2019

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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 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 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 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

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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 ProjectsLincoln School - Chickasha, OK

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Built in 1937, Lincoln School is still in use as an elementary school.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/18/2021

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLincoln School Basketball Courts - Chickasha, OK

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These four basketball practice courts are located north of the former Lincoln Elementary School.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/23/2021

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFormer Lincoln School - Chickasha, OK

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This school was built in 1939 as the Lincoln School.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/18/2021

last visited: never

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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 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 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 ProjectsWheatland School - Wheatland, OK

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One of the many small rural schools built by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/31/2017

last visited: never

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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 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 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 ProjectsWill Rogers Airport Hangar #3 - Oklahoma City, OK

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This hangar is the northernmost of two almost identical hangars.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/31/2017

last visited: never

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