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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 ProjectsWashita County Jail - Cordell, OK

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The Washita County Jail was constructed by the WPA in 1940.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/24/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsThe Scene Changes - Post Office - Cordell, OK

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The mural in the lobby of the Cordell Post Office was painted under a WPA program in 1938.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/24/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsU.S. Post Office - Cordell, OK

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This post office was constructed with Treasury Department funding in 1937.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/3/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLee Park - Cordell, OK

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Lee Park, formerly known as Cordell Civic Park, was a WPA project in 1940.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/24/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFire Department - Cordell, OK

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The Cordell Fire Department building was constructed by the WPA in 1941.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/24/2019

last visited: never

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WPA Projects2nd Street Bridge - Cordell, OK

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This bridge is located on 2nd Street between Glenn L. English (Highway 183) and N. Magnolia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/24/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMunicipal Pool & Bathhouse - Cordell, OK

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The City of Cordell pool and bathhouse was a project of the WPA in 1937.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/24/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRocky Public School - Rocky, OK

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This WPA-built gym is all that is left of the Rocky School.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 11/12/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsNeptune Park - Clinton, OK

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This is just a small park area, but it is rich in history and significance.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/9/2019

last visited: never

Image for Amphitheater and Bandstand - McClain Rogers Park - Clinton, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsAmphitheater and Bandstand - McClain Rogers Park - Clinton, OK

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This is a huge amphitheater constructed by the WPA in 1936.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/9/2019

last visited: never

Image for Highway Patrol Building - McClain Rogers Park - Clinton, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsHighway Patrol Building - McClain Rogers Park - Clinton, OK

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This stone building was constructed by the WPA in 1941.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/9/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMcClain Rogers Park - Clinton, OK

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McClain Rogers Park was a combined efforts of FERA, CWA and the WPA.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/9/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsClinton Armory - Clinton, OK

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Though decommissioned in 2014, the Clinton Armory is still being used by citizens today.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/5/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSchool Athletic Stadium - Clinton, OK

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This athletic stadium is now part of Nance Elementary School.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/9/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsExhibit & Auction Building - Clinton, OK

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This beautiful WPA-constructed building was built as an animal auction house.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/30/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLivestock Exhibit Building - Clinton, OK

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This WPA-constructed livestock exhibit building was once part of the fairgrounds of Clinton.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/30/2019

last visited: never

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WPA Projects10th Street Culverts - Gotebo, OK

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These two culverts are located in the northwest part of town, and cross 10th Street.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/18/2019

last visited: never

Image for Auditorium & Gymnasium - Gotebo, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsAuditorium & Gymnasium - Gotebo, OK

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This auditorium/gymnasium was built by the WPA in 1937-1938, with an appropriation of $18,724.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/18/2019

last visited: never

Image for 8th Street Culvert - Gotebo, OKview gallery

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WPA Projects8th Street Culvert - Gotebo, OK

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This culvert is located at the intersection of 8th Street and Maud Linnie Avenue.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/25/2019

last visited: never

Image for 8th and Commercial Culvert - Gotebo, OKview gallery

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WPA Projects8th and Commercial Culvert - Gotebo, OK

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This culvert is located in a residential area in northwest Gotebo.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/25/2019

last visited: never

Image for Highway Culvert - Gotebo, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsHighway Culvert - Gotebo, OK

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This culvert crosses Highway 9 in front of the Gotebo Post Office.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/18/2019

last visited: never

Image for City Park WPA Projects - Hobart, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsCity Park WPA Projects - Hobart, OK

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Several WPA Projects were completed in this Hobart park, in 1935.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/19/2020

last visited: never

Image for Stone Gymnasium - Hobart, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsStone Gymnasium - Hobart, OK

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This stone gymnasium is built like a fortress.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/23/2020

last visited: never

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WPA Projects*(GONE) Mountain View Grade School - Mountain View, OK

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This is a sturdy looking stone school off Main Street in Mountain View.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/14/2019

last visited: 4/24/2021

Image for U.S. Post Office - Hobart, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsU.S. Post Office - Hobart, OK

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This beautiful post office was built with funding from the Treasury Department.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/27/2019

last visited: never

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