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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 ProjectsSpring Dell School - Chandler, OK

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Spring Dell School was built as a one-room school by the WPA.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/21/2014

last visited: never

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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.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/18/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWPA Chandler High School - Chandler, OK

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The largest WPA-built school in Lincoln County

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/23/2010

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsOld National Guard Armory - Chandler, OK

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One of the 54 Oklahoma armories constructed by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/9/2010

last visited: 10/25/2019

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WPA ProjectsFairview School - Meeker, OK

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The WPA, together with the Lincoln County Superintendent of Schools constructed this one-room school in 1936.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/21/2014

last visited: never

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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 WPA Chapel - Davenport Cemetery - Davenport, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsWPA Chapel - Davenport Cemetery - Davenport, OK

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This is an excellent example of a WPA-constructed building at the center of Davenport Cemetery.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/7/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsJunior/Senior High School - Meeker, OK

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Constructed in 1939 by the WPA, this school is currently the Meeker Middle School.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/5/2014

last visited: never

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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.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/5/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWhite Rock School - Mcloud, OK

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Built in 1935, this WPA building is still a thriving school in this rural community.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/29/2014

last visited: never

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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

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WPA ProjectsOld Stroud School - Stroud, OK

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This school is located northwest of Stroud, north of the Turner Turnpike.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/31/2017

last visited: never

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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.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/1/2012

last visited: 5/12/2018

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WPA ProjectsGrade School - Stroud, OK

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This WPA-built grade school is now attached to a new school constructed in 1958.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/31/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHigh School Wall - Stroud, OK

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The WPA built a five foot high stone wall around three sides of the high school football field.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/31/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRural Culvert - Stroud, OK

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They're everywhere! They're everywhere!

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/3/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLuther High School - Luther, OK

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This WPA-constructed school has an Art Deco styling.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/6/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLuther Road Culvert - Luther, OK

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One of 2512 culverts built by the WPA in Oklahoma.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/13/2022

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WPA ProjectsWPA Culvert - Luther, OK

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A small culvert draining run-off north of Luther.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 9/22/2019

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WPA ProjectsLuther/Coffee Creek Culvert - Luther, OK

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This culvert is located at the intersection of Luther Road and Coffee Creek Road, north of Luther.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/19/2018

last visited: 9/22/2019

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WPA ProjectsCoffee Creek Culvert (10) - Luther, OK

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Another much-needed culvert along Coffee Creek Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/24/2018

last visited: 9/22/2019

Image for Original Harrah High School - Harrah, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsOriginal Harrah High School - Harrah, OK

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Constructed of light buff brick, this school is located on Walker, at N. 1st Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/29/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSchool Gym - Harrah, OK

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This WPA construction is extremely unique in this area.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/20/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCemetery Wall - Luther, OK

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This is an early example of WPA stone construction at cemeteries.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/6/2014

last visited: 9/14/2019

Image for Coffee Creek Culvert (9) - Luther, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsCoffee Creek Culvert (9) - Luther, OK

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This is another of the valuable rural culverts that kept these farm-to-market roads open during the Depression.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/24/2018

last visited: 9/22/2019

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