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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 - Watonga, OK

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The Watonga Post Office was constructed as a New Deal project, under the PWP

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/30/2015

last visited: never

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This mural is located in the lobby of the Watonga Post Office.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/30/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWatonga Armory - Watonga, OK

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With the castleated parapet and stone-capped pilasters, this armory has a slightly Medieval look It was placed on the National Register in 1994.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/8/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBoy Scout Hut - Watonga, OK

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Built as a Boy Scout Hut in 1935, the building still houses a cub scout troop.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/15/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSchool District #42 - Watonga, OK

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Once occupied as an elementary school, this building is currently vacant and in disrepair.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/15/2015

last visited: never

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WPA Projects(Former) High School - Watonga, OK

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Watonga High School and Auditorium are now occupied as the Watonga Middle School.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/15/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCalumet High School Addition - Calumet, OK

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The WPA added an addition to this 1920's high school.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/9/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsJail - Kingfisher, OK

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/27/2015

last visited: never

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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

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WPA ProjectsSWOSU Chapel - Weatherford, OK

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This WPA construction is on the campus of Southwestern Oklahoma State University.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/23/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPool/Bathhouse - Weatherford, OK

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This bathhouse looks considerably different today from what it did originally.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/23/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCounty Warehouse/Shop - Kingfisher, OK

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Built by the WPA in 1940 as a County Warehouse/Shop, it operates as such today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/27/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsMilam Stadium Grandstands - SWOSU - Weatherford, OK

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These grandstands were built by the WPA in 1935 and are still actively in use today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/25/2019

last visited: 4/24/2021

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WPA ProjectsMilam Stadium Field House - SWOSU - Weatherford, OK

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The Fieldhouse stands at the southeast corner of Milam Stadium.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/25/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSW College Recreation Building - Weatherford, OK

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Once part of the university campus, this building is currently owned and used by the Weatherford Public School System.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/24/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWeatherford Public School Maintenance Building - Weatherford, OK

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Located south of the State University, this building was once part of that campus.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/24/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPost Office - Weatherford, OK

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The Weatherford post office was constructed with Treasury Department funding.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/17/2019

last visited: 4/24/2021

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WPA ProjectsTerminus of the Railroad - post office - Weatherford, OK

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This mural is on display in the lobby of the Weatherford Post Office.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/17/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsKingfisher Park - Kingfisher, OK

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Kingfisher Park was a WPA project, and a few locations in the park show the WPA influence.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/26/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsState Armory - Weatherford, OK

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The Weatherford State Armory is currently being used as the Weatherford Food and Resource Center.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/24/2019

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.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/6/2015

last visited: never

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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 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 ProjectsGymnasium - Hennessey, OK

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This school gymnasium was constructed in 1941 by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/21/2018

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 11/29/2010

last visited: 8/8/2015

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