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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 Wagoner County Courthouse - Wagoner, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsWagoner County Courthouse - Wagoner, OK

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The WPA constructed this courthouse in 1940.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/27/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCity Hall - Wagoner, OK

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Constructed by the WPA in 1936-7, this City Hall building still houses Wagoner's city offices.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/30/2018

last visited: never

Image for Central Elementary School - Wagoner, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsCentral Elementary School - Wagoner, OK

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This Art Deco brick school currently houses the Wagoner Public Schools Administrative offices and Board of Education.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/25/2018

last visited: never

Image for State Armory - Wagoner, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsState Armory - Wagoner, OK

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This is a beautiful example of the many stone armories built in Oklahoma by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/25/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCommunity Building - Wagoner, OK

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This is a lovely piece of WPA construction.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/25/2018

last visited: never

Image for Elmwood Cemetery Wall - Wagoner, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsElmwood Cemetery Wall - Wagoner, OK

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This WPA-constructed wall runs along the south edge of Elmwood Cemetery.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/23/2018

last visited: never

Image for Lincoln School - Wagoner, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsLincoln School - Wagoner, OK

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This four-room school building was constructed as a WPA project in 1939-1940.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/8/2018

last visited: never

Image for Elementary School - Mazie, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsElementary School - Mazie, OK

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The Mazie Elementary School has been beautifully maintained and is still in use today.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/23/2018

last visited: never

Image for FT GIBSON HISTORIC SITE WPAview gallery

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WPA ProjectsFT GIBSON HISTORIC SITE WPA

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Fort Gibson Historic Site,Ft. Gibson Oklahoma

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/21/2007

last visited: 7/8/2007

Image for Lost City School - Hulbert, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsLost City School - Hulbert, OK

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Lost City school is almost hidden among building additions and can only be observed through a chain link fence.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/8/2018

last visited: never

Image for Highland Cemetery Chapel - Inola, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsHighland Cemetery Chapel - Inola, OK

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This stone chapel is located in Highland Cemetery.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/27/2016

last visited: never

Image for Shady Grove School - Hulbert, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsShady Grove School - Hulbert, OK

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Shady Grove School is located about 2.5 miles northeast of Hulbert.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/8/2018

last visited: never

Image for Inola School - Inola, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsInola School - Inola, OK

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This is a beautiful example of Oklahoma WPA construction, still in great shape.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/27/2016

last visited: never

Image for Former City Hall/Fire Department - Chouteau, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsFormer City Hall/Fire Department - Chouteau, OK

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You have to peek around the side of this building to see the WPA workmanship.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/23/2018

last visited: never

Image for Gregory School - Inola, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsGregory School - Inola, OK

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Gregory School is located in an area known as Gregory, northwest of the town of Inola.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/27/2016

last visited: never

Image for Tahlequah Armory - Tahlequah, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsTahlequah Armory - Tahlequah, OK

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The Tahlequah Armory, one of 51 built in the State of Oklahoma, is still in use today by the City of Tahlequah.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/15/2016

last visited: never

Image for WPA Bridge - E. Choctaw St. - Tahlequah, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsWPA Bridge - E. Choctaw St. - Tahlequah, OK

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This WPA bridge was constructed in 1941.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/16/2016

last visited: never

Image for Bluff Ave. WPA - Tahlequah, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsBluff Ave. WPA - Tahlequah, OK

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This WPA construction also serves as a town Welcome Sign.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/17/2016

last visited: never

Image for WPA Bridge - E. Shawnee St.- Tahlequah, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsWPA Bridge - E. Shawnee St.- Tahlequah, OK

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One of two WPA bridges spanning the Tahlequah Creek on the east side of downtown Tahlequah.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/16/2016

last visited: never

Image for American Legion Hut - Tahlequah, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsAmerican Legion Hut - Tahlequah, OK

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This American Legion Hut, still in use today, was a WPA Project in 1937.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/16/2016

last visited: never

Image for Former Will Rogers Library - Claremore, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsFormer Will Rogers Library - Claremore, OK

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Constructed in 1935-6 as a library, this building currently houses the Claremore Museum of History.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/7/2015

last visited: never

Image for Federal Building - Claremore, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsFederal Building - Claremore, OK

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This building was originally the Claremore post office.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/9/2015

last visited: never

Image for Public Information Building - Claremore, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsPublic Information Building - Claremore, OK

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Built in 1940 as a WPA Project

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/5/2015

last visited: never

Image for Boathouse - Claremore, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsBoathouse - Claremore, OK

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This WPA-constructed boathouse is located on the west side of Lake Claremore.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/18/2019

last visited: never

Image for Connor's State College Administration Building - Warner, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsConnor's State College Administration Building - Warner, OK

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This is a beautiful example of the quality work done by the WPA in the 1930's.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/17/2020

last visited: never

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