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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 ProjectsYukon City Hall - Yukon, OK

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Built by the WPA in 1936, this building is more "modern" than most Oklahoma WPA projects.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/29/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFormer U.S. Post Office - Yukon, OK

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Originally built as a post office, this building now houses the City Council offices.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/3/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWill Rogers Park - Oklahoma City, OK

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Both the CCC and the WPA worked on the development of this large Oklahoma City park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/2/2012

last visited: 3/10/2019

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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 ProjectsTaft Stadium - Oklahoma City, OK

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Another long-enduring, distinctive WPA project in Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/28/2011

last visited: 11/5/2019

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WPA ProjectsWebster Jr. High School - El Reno, OK

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Built as a Junior High School, today it is operated as Webster Elementary for fifth grade students.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/6/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSequoyah School (Second Floor) - Oklahoma City, OK

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The second level of the Sequoyah School building was a WPA-funded project.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/25/2014

last visited: never

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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 ProjectsWPA Tunnel - El Reno Oklahoma

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This is a WPA tunnel that tunnels under a roadway, in El Reno, Oklahoma.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 11/29/2010

last visited: 8/8/2015

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WPA ProjectsBooker T. Washington School - El Reno, OK

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Built in 1937-8 by the WPA.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/6/2015

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 ProjectsLincoln School Addition - El Reno, OK

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The WPA constructed the gymnasium addition to this school.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/6/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWPA Sidewalks - Memorial Park - Oklahoma City,OK

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A project of the WPA in this beautiful historic park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/29/2010

last visited: 12/1/2010

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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

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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 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 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 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 ProjectsHigh School - Union City, OK

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This beautiful classroom building is part of the Union City High School campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/25/2018

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

Image for Oklahoma National Guard Armory - Oklahoma City, OKview gallery

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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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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 ProjectsNortheast High School - Oklahoma City, OK

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Northeast High School, built in the 1930s New Deal era still flourishes as a school today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/10/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsAzalea St. Culvert - Canadian/Kingfisher Co., OK

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This culvert crosses Azalea Street from one county to the other.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/28/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsDarlington Game Farm Pens - El Reno, OK

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Two game pens built by the WPA when this area was operated by the Oklahoma Game and Fish Commission.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/6/2015

last visited: never

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