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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 ProjectsPost Office - Okemah,OK

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This post office is one of the New Deal post office projects of the 1930's.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/30/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGrand Council of 1842 - Okemah Post Office - Okemah, OK

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This mural in the lobby of the Okemah Post Office, was meticulously researched for accuracy to depict this historic meeting.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/30/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCity Park - Okemah, OK

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The City Park in Okemah was a WPA project in 1935.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/4/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsOkemah Public Library - Okemah, OK

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This beautiful library building has been used continually since being built by the WPA in 1937.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/4/2018

last visited: never

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WPA Projects8th & Boston Culverts - Okemah, OK

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There are two culverts at this intersection, crossing 8th Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/9/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsArmory - Okemah, OK

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The WPA constructed this armory, as they did most of the armories in Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/30/2018

last visited: never

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WPA Projects8th & Denver Culvert - Okemah, OK

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This culvert is located at the intersection of N. 8th and Denver.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/9/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPecan Bowl Stadium - Okemah, OK

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Extensive work was done on these football/baseball stadiums by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/30/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsStadium Culvert - Okemah, OK

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This culvert is located on the east side of Pecan Bowl stadium.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/9/2018

last visited: never

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WPA Projects8th Street Culvert - Okemah, OK

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This culvert is located on N. 8th Street, between Erie and Frisco.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/9/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSchool Campus - Clearview, OK

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The only building standing today is the gymnasium.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/9/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGrandstand and Wall - Boley, OK

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The WPA constructed this stadium wall and bleachers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/28/2018

last visited: 6/16/2018

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WPA ProjectsWetumka Armory - Wetumka, OK

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As with many of Oklahoma's armories, this was a project of the WPA in 1936.

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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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 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: never

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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

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WPA ProjectsOkmulgee Lake Dam, Dripping Springs State Park, Oklahoma United States

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WPA/CCC project dam on Lake Okmulgee. Forty feet high, 250 feet long. On the Register of National Historic Places.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member vulture1957

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/10/2017

last visited: 2/15/2020

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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

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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

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WPA ProjectsAddition to Seminole County Courthouse - Wewoka, OK

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The addition on the south end of the Seminole County Courthouse was a WPA project in 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/3/2017

last visited: 7/1/2018

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WPA ProjectsPost Office - Wewoka, OK

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The Wewoka Post Office is one of many Depression-era facilities built with Treasury Department funding.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/13/2017

last visited: 7/1/2018

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WPA ProjectsHistorical Background of Wewoka - Wewoka, OK

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This mural is one of 32 which grace post offices in Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/13/2017

last visited: 7/1/2018

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WPA ProjectsOld City Hall and Jail - Prague, OK

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Built in 1936 as a Public Works Administration project.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/1/2012

last visited: 5/12/2018

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WPA ProjectsFormer Community Center - Wewoka, OK

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This stone and frame building has been beautifully restored and currently houses the Seminole Nation Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/30/2017

last visited: 7/1/2018

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