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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 Highland Cemetery Entrance - Lawton, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsHighland Cemetery Entrance - Lawton, OK

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The entrance to Highland Cemetery was constructed by the WPA.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/11/2020

last visited: 11/27/2020

Image for Tonkawa Public Library - Tonkawa, OKview gallery

NENE135.8 km

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WPA ProjectsTonkawa Public Library - Tonkawa, OK

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Tonkawa Public Library was constructed as a F.E.R.A. project.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/3/2017

last visited: never

Image for Four Mile School - Marlow, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsFour Mile School - Marlow, OK

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Four Mile School is another rural WPA project from the 1930s.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/30/2013

last visited: never

Image for School/Gymnasium - Morrison, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsSchool/Gymnasium - Morrison, OK

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This WPA gymnasium has been swallowed up by later additions to the Morrison High School complex.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/7/2017

last visited: 11/16/2019

Image for Tonkawa Armory - Tonkawa, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsTonkawa Armory - Tonkawa, OK

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Construction of this armory brought employment to financially hurting citizens of Tonkawa during the Depression, under the Works Progress Administration program.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/1/2017

last visited: never

Image for Ron Stephens Stadium (Roosevelt Stadium)- Lawton, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsRon Stephens Stadium (Roosevelt Stadium)- Lawton, OK

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Formerly called Roosevelt Stadium, Ron Stephens Stadium was renamed after the WPA Administrator.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/27/2020

last visited: never

Image for Legion Park (now 35th Division Park - Lawton, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsLegion Park (now 35th Division Park - Lawton, OK

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This park was built with a small WPA appropriation some time in the 1930's.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/20/2020

last visited: never

Image for WPA School Wall - Cache, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsWPA School Wall - Cache, OK

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All that is left of this large WPA project is a two-block enclosure wall.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/11/2020

last visited: never

Image for Harmon Park - Lawton, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsHarmon Park - Lawton, OK

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Harmon Park was constructed in 1936 as a WPA projecvt.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/26/2020

last visited: never

Image for Bailey School - Bailey, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsBailey School - Bailey, OK

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This is another of the WPA-constructed schoolhouses in rural Oklahoma which live on in these small communities.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/30/2013

last visited: never

Image for Union Park - Lawton, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsUnion Park - Lawton, OK

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Union Park is a neighborhood park which has several stone WPA-constructed features.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/21/2020

last visited: never

Image for National Guard Armory - Marlow, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsNational Guard Armory - Marlow, OK

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One of the many Oklahoma WPA projects during the 1930's.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/11/2011

last visited: never

Image for High School Auditorium - Marlow, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsHigh School Auditorium - Marlow, OK

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This auditorium on the campus of Marlow High School has decorative brick and stone work.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/24/2013

last visited: never

Image for Post Office - Marlow, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsPost Office - Marlow, OK

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The Marlow Post Office is built in the style similar to all Treasury Department construction under the New Deal.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/26/2018

last visited: never

Image for Cattle Days - Marlow, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsCattle Days - Marlow, OK

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This mural was painted under the auspices of the Treasury Department in 1942.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/25/2018

last visited: never

Image for Marlow High School Stadium - Marlow, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsMarlow High School Stadium - Marlow, OK

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One of the many school projects completed by the Works Progress Administration.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/20/2011

last visited: never

Image for Oak Lawn School District #273 - Marlow, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsOak Lawn School District #273 - Marlow, OK

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This is a beautiful example of WPA-constructed rural school buildings.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/25/2018

last visited: never

Image for Rein School - Vicinity Ponca City, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsRein School - Vicinity Ponca City, OK

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One of only two one-room WPA-constructed schools in this part of the State.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/25/2017

last visited: never

Image for Public Library - Ponca City, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsPublic Library - Ponca City, OK

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This is a beautiful example of Spanish influence architecture, built with funds from the Public Works Administration.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/13/2017

last visited: 2/13/2020

Image for Halliburton Stadium - Duncan, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsHalliburton Stadium - Duncan, OK

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Halliburton Stadium is a WPA project which has been maintained and is in full use today.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/30/2013

last visited: never

Image for School Gymnasium - Paoli, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsSchool Gymnasium - Paoli, OK

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The Paoli High School gymnasium was built by the WPA in 1936.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 11/8/2013

last visited: never

Image for Blaine Stadium and Fieldhouse - Ponca City, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsBlaine Stadium and Fieldhouse - Ponca City, OK

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This grandstand and fieldhouse located at Ponca City High School is one of several WPA projects in the town.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/21/2017

last visited: never

Image for Old Highway 81 Culvert - Duncan, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsOld Highway 81 Culvert - Duncan, OK

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This culvert is no longer operational, a reminder of days gone by.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/2/2018

last visited: never

Image for Fuqua Park Culvert - Duncan, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsFuqua Park Culvert - Duncan, OK

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This culvert crosses under the paved drive into Fuqua Park off Beech Street.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/2/2018

last visited: never

Image for Swimming Pool - Duncan, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsSwimming Pool - Duncan, OK

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Located on Highway 81, the swimming pool in Duncan is still in use today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: never

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