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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 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.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/27/2009

last visited: 7/29/2019

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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 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 ProjectsRed Hill Park Picnic Pavilion - Purcell, OK

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The Red Hill Park Recreation Area is located on a high hill on the northeast edge of Purcell.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/2/2019

last visited: 5/19/2019

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WPA ProjectsCapitol Hill High School Stadium - Oklahoma City, OK

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The native sandstone wall around the football field is a WPA project.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/18/2012

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSharpe Memorial Park Arena - Purcell, OK

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This rodeo arena and grandstands were a WPA Project in 1938.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/2/2019

last visited: 5/19/2019

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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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WPA ProjectsCommunity Building - Purcell, OK

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Built in 1936-1937, this WPA-constructed building of native stone is a monument to the amazing abilities of Depression-era laborers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/31/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCity Hall - Purcell, OK

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This building is one of the earlier projects of the WPA, constructed in 1935.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/29/2013

last visited: 1/18/2018

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WPA ProjectsU.S. Post Office - Purcell, OK

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This beautiful brick building was a WPA project in 1938.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/31/2013

last visited: 1/18/2018

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WPA ProjectsWPA Steps - Downtown Purcell, OK

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Stamped WPA sidewalks and steps are always a pleasant find.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/31/2013

last visited: 10/4/2015

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WPA ProjectsCity Park, Lexington, OK

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This lovely park area, constructed in the 1930s is still actively used by residents of Lexington and is the largest of the city's parks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/25/2014

last visited: never

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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 ProjectsWill Rogers Courts - Oklahoma City, OK

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This 37-acre housing project was begun in early 1936 and completed in 1937. Coordinates shown are at the main photo location.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/10/2012

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsOklahoma County Courthouse - Oklahoma City, OK

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Taking advantage of the offer of a WPA grant, in 1935 the taxpayers of the county and city voted a bond issue for the construction of several new city and county buildings.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/14/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMunicipal Building - Oklahoma City, OK

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The Oklahoma City Municipal Building was constructed in 1936-37 with funding from the Public Works Administration (PWA) and a City bond issue.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/22/2014

last visited: 7/23/2021

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WPA ProjectsMunicipal Auditorium - Oklahoma City, OK

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Within these walls, decades of wonderful entertainment has been performed. Today the building is known as the Civic Center Music Hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/23/2014

last visited: 7/7/2020

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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 ProjectsHighley Park Wall - Oklahoma City, OK

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This is one of the small WPA projects that you stumble across in your travels.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/3/2012

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMcKinley Park Castles - Oklahoma City, OK

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These are fascinating "castles" built by the WPA in the 1930s for recreational purposes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/15/2012

last visited: 10/21/2017

Image for Stone Benches at Harn Park - Oklahoma City, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsStone Benches at Harn Park - Oklahoma City, OK

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This is an example of WPA-built structures for recreational purposes only.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/18/2012

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHiwassee/Reno Bridge - Oklahoma Co., OK

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This bridge over Reno Avenue crosses a creek on the east side of Hiwassee Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/26/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHiwassee Road Bridge - Nicoma Park, OK

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This bridge over Hiwassee Road handles excessive flow from a creek.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/26/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsOklahoma National Guard Armory - Oklahoma City, OK

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One of the many WPA-constructed armories throughout Oklahoma. This armory is in the Art Deco style.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/18/2011

last visited: 8/13/2020

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