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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 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: 11/23/2022

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/7/2017

last visited: 11/16/2019

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WPA ProjectsDaniel's Stadiums - Perry, OK

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This is an extensive WPA project that included football and baseball fields, a track and three grandstands.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/19/2016

last visited: 10/13/2017

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WPA ProjectsPost Office, Perry, OK

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The Perry Post Office is located on the south side of Perry, in the business district.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/8/2017

last visited: 11/23/2022

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WPA ProjectsArmory - Perry, OK

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The Perry armory is located in the southwest portion of the town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/8/2017

last visited: 10/13/2017

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WPA ProjectsLakeview Road Bridge - Vic. Stillwater, OK

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This WPA bridge is out in the countryside, about two miles east of Lake Carl Blackwell.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/6/2018

last visited: 9/26/2018

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WPA ProjectsCamp Redlands - Stillwater, OK

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Owned and operated by Oklahoma State University, Camp Redlands has a state of the art wellness facility.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/26/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLake Blackwelder Cabins - Stillwater Vic. - OK

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The creation of Lake Blackwelder was a WPA project, and one that caused much grief to landowners who had to give up their land for the lake.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/26/2018

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 ProjectsWPA Sidewalk - First Presbyterian Church, Stillwater, OK

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

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/30/2021

last visited: never

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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 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 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 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 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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/25/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWPA Bridge - Garfield County, OK

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One of hundreds of WPA built bridges in Oklahoma

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/7/2010

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCoyle School Gymasium Addition - Coyle, OK

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Coyle is a town of approximately 350 residents in Logan, County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/9/2017

last visited: 3/3/2018

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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

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WPA ProjectsLangston School - Langston, OK

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Langston is one of ten all-black towns established after the Civil War, still in existence today. It is the home of Langston University.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/9/2017

last visited: 3/3/2018

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/1/2017

last visited: never

Image for Tonkawa Public Library - Tonkawa, OKview gallery

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/3/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsArmory - Yale, OK

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The Armory in Yale, as with most Oklahoma armories, was constructed by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/27/2018

last visited: 1/1/2022

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WPA ProjectsFormer Public Library - Yale, OK

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Currently vacant, this impressive WPA-constructed library is treasure.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/29/2018

last visited: 2/10/2022

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/21/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsJim Thorpe Park - Yale, OK

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Jim Thorpe Park was a WPA Project in 1935.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/5/2019

last visited: never

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