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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 ProjectsPublic Information Building - Claremore, OK

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Built in 1940 as a WPA Project

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/5/2015

last visited: never

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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

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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

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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

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/27/2016

last visited: never

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/27/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHighland Cemetery Chapel - Inola, OK

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This stone chapel is located in Highland Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/27/2016

last visited: never

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/23/2018

last visited: never

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/23/2018

last visited: never

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/23/2018

last visited: never

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/25/2018

last visited: never

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/27/2018

last visited: 6/18/2021

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/30/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCommunity Building - Wagoner, OK

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This is a lovely piece of WPA construction.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/25/2018

last visited: never

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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: 6/18/2021

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/8/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGarfield School - Sand Springs, OK

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The original Garfield School is in excellent condition and, along with its later additions, is still in use.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/15/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsGrand River Dam Project (Pensacola Dam) -- Langley OK

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Pensacola Dam is the longest multiple-arch dam in the world. It is a mile long, with 21 spillways on the main span plus another 21 spillways on 2 sister dams nearby. It was built by the WPA in 1938-1940 creating hundreds of jobs in NE OK.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/9/2012

last visited: 9/1/2012

Image for Will Rogers High School Gymnasium - Vinita, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsWill Rogers High School Gymnasium - Vinita, OK

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School still in use, but today is a elementary school, not a high school

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/11/2021

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsU.S. Post Office/Court House - Vinita, OK

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The Vinita post office was constructed under a Treasury Department program in 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/3/2018

last visited: never

Image for Washington School - Sapulpa, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsWashington School - Sapulpa, OK

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Originally built in 1903, this school was "re-built" by the WPA in 1937.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/25/2019

last visited: never

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/8/2018

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/8/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFT GIBSON HISTORIC SITE WPA

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Fort Gibson Historic Site,Ft. Gibson Oklahoma

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GEO*Trailblazer 1

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/21/2007

last visited: 7/8/2007

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/15/2016

last visited: never

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