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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 Mount Scott Road - Wichita Mountains, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsMount Scott Road - Wichita Mountains, OK

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Road leading to the peak of Mount Scott in the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TheRadcliffs

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/28/2015

last visited: 12/26/2016

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WPA ProjectsHoly City of the Wichitas - Lawton, OK

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The Holy City of the Wichitas has the longest running Easter Pagent in America.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TheRadcliffs

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/28/2015

last visited: 6/18/2019

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WPA ProjectsSterling School - Sterling, OK

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Built in 1939, this WPA-built school is part of a complex that serves this town of 800.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/17/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFire Service Training School - OSU - Stillwater, OK

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This fire station was built as a cooperative effort of the City of Stillwater, the State University (originally known as Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College), and the Public Works Administration (PWA).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/31/2018

last visited: 11/14/2021

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WPA ProjectsGirl Scout Hut - Stillwater, OK

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This Girl Scout Lodge is still being used as such. It is also the meeting place for the Stillwater Friends worship services.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/8/2018

last visited: 9/21/2018

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WPA ProjectsHigh School Entrance - Rush Springs, OK

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This was a relatively small project in Rush Springs, by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/26/2021

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWPA Sidewalk - First Presbyterian Church, Stillwater, OK

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This sidewalk was a 1940 WPA project - in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Edit.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/30/2021

last visited: never

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

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This beautiful post office building was constructed in 1933 with Treasury Department funding.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/20/2018

last visited: 9/21/2018

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WPA ProjectsRush Creek Culvert - Rush Springs, OK

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This culvert carries runoff from nearby Rush Creek.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/28/2018

last visited: 12/16/2019

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WPA ProjectsRush Creek Bridge - Rush Springs, OK

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One of the hundreds of WPA bridges across Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/28/2018

last visited: 12/16/2019

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WPA ProjectsPublic Library Building - Stillwater, OK

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This library building was constructed under the Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/20/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsState Armory - Stillwater, OK

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The armory is currently owned by the City of Stillwater and used as a Parks and Recreation Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/25/2018

last visited: 4/28/2021

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WPA ProjectsWPA Route 66 Underpass - Sayre, Oklahoma, USA.

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The 1939 WPA pedestrian underpass provided safety from congested Route 66 traffic, & Tornadoes'. In 1975 the Interstate 40 replaced The Mother Road through Beckham County, diverting through traffic away from the downtown core of Sayre, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/16/2016

last visited: 10/20/2020

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

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WPA ProjectsU.S. Post Office - Sayre, OK

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The Sayre post office was constructed with Treasury Department funding in 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/3/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGymnasium/Auditorium - Sumner, OK

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This WPA gymnasium was a large project to be built in this very small community.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/7/2017

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 White Rock School - Mcloud, OKview gallery

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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.

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

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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

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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

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/31/2013

last visited: never

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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

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WPA ProjectsWPA Steps - Downtown Purcell, OK

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Stamped WPA sidewalks and steps are always a pleasant find.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/31/2013

last visited: 10/4/2015

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WPA ProjectsCommunity Building - Lindsay, OK

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Built in 1940 by the WPA, this building remains a "Community Building" today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/4/2013

last visited: never

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/25/2014

last visited: never

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