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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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Image for Jail - Kingfisher, OKview gallery

NWNW50.7 km

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WPA ProjectsJail - Kingfisher, OK

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Built in 1936, this building still houses the county jail.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/27/2015

last visited: never

Image for Kingfisher Armory - Kingfisher, OKview gallery

NWNW51 km

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WPA ProjectsKingfisher Armory - Kingfisher, OK

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No longer in use, this building housed the Oklahoma National Guard.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/15/2017

last visited: 11/20/2020

Image for Home Economics Building - Wellston, OKview gallery

NENE51.2 km

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WPA ProjectsHome Economics Building - Wellston, OK

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Another sturdy native stone WPA building still sound today.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/29/2014

last visited: never

Image for Warwick School - Warwick, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsWarwick School - Warwick, OK

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This quaint two-room schoolhouse serves as the town hall for Warwick.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/29/2014

last visited: never

Image for Red Hill Park Picnic Pavilion - Purcell, OKview gallery

SS57 km

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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

Image for Sharpe Memorial Park Arena - Purcell, OKview gallery

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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

Image for Langston School - Langston, OKview gallery

NENE57.5 km

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WPA ProjectsLangston School - Langston, OK

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Langston is one of ten all-black towns established after the Civil War, still in existence today. It is the home of Langston University.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/9/2017

last visited: 3/3/2018

Image for Community Building - Purcell, OKview gallery

SS57.9 km

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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.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/31/2013

last visited: never

Image for City Hall - Purcell, OKview gallery

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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

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

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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

Image for WPA Steps - Downtown Purcell, OKview gallery

SS58.3 km

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WPA ProjectsWPA Steps - Downtown Purcell, OK

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Stamped WPA sidewalks and steps are always a pleasant find.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/31/2013

last visited: 10/4/2015

Image for Coyle School Gymasium Addition - Coyle, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsCoyle School Gymasium Addition - Coyle, OK

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Coyle is a town of approximately 350 residents in Logan, County.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/9/2017

last visited: 3/3/2018

Image for City Park, Lexington, OKview gallery

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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.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/25/2014

last visited: never

Image for Fairgrounds Administration Building - Chickasha, OKview gallery

SWSW59.2 km

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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

Image for City Warehouse - Chickasha, OKview gallery

SWSW59.4 km

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WPA ProjectsCity Warehouse - Chickasha, OK

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The former City Warehouse, a WPA Project in 1940.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/8/2011

last visited: never

Image for Fairgrounds Livestock Exchange Building - Chickasha, OKview gallery

SWSW59.4 km

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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.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/4/2014

last visited: never

Image for State Armory - Chickasha, OKview gallery

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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.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/5/2011

last visited: never

Image for Lincoln School - Chickasha, OKview gallery

SWSW60 km

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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

Image for Lincoln School Basketball Courts - Chickasha, OKview gallery

SWSW60 km

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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

Image for Former Lincoln School - Chickasha, OKview gallery

SWSW60 km

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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

Image for Washita Valley Community Center - Chickasha, OKview gallery

SWSW60.8 km

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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

Image for Jr. High School Gym & Auditorium - Chickasha, OKview gallery

SWSW61 km

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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

Image for Midlothian School - Lincoln County, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsMidlothian School - Lincoln County, OK

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Midlothian School is a typical WPA-constructed two-room school, which is currently used occasionally for social events.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/18/2014

last visited: never

Image for Jim Thorpe Stadium/Clubhouse - Shawnee, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsJim Thorpe Stadium/Clubhouse - Shawnee, OK

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This stadium is one of the largest WPA-built stadiums in Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/8/2017

last visited: never

Image for Meeker Town Hall (former) - Meeker, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsMeeker Town Hall (former) - Meeker, OK

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One of only 27 municipal buildings constructed by the WPA in Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/5/2014

last visited: never

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