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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 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 ProjectsPioneer School Rock Gymnasium - Waukomis, OK

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This rock gymnasium is attached to the back of an earlier classroom building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/16/2018

last visited: 3/18/2019

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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 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 ProjectsCherokee Terrace - Enid, OK

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This property is now section 8 housing and listed on NRHP in 2013.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/13/2015

last visited: 12/4/2018

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WPA ProjectsWPA - Enid Armory - Enid, OK

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Constructed as a WPA Project in 1936

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/13/2010

last visited: 9/28/2019

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WPA ProjectsGarfield County Courthouse - Enid, OK

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Built between 1934 and 1936, this courthouse was a project of the Public Works Administration.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/29/2014

last visited: 4/7/2019

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WPA ProjectsU.S. Post Office and Court House - Enid, OK

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This Federal Building is a contributing property to the Enid Downtown Historic District.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/23/2017

last visited: 3/18/2019

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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 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 ProjectsGymnasium - Hennessey, OK

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This school gymnasium was constructed in 1941 by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/21/2018

last visited: 4/1/2022

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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 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 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

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WPA ProjectsTwo Cowboys - Jefferson, OK

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This monument, erected in 1937 by the American Youth Administration and the WPA Historical Marker Project, is about a mile east of Highway 81, south of Jefferson, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/17/2022

last visited: never

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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 ProjectsBathhouse - Crescent, OK

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This bathhouse stands next to the municipal pool in Crescent.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/16/2018

last visited: 11/5/2022

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WPA ProjectsCity Hall - Crescent, OK

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1939 WPA construction, Crescent, OK

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/12/2010

last visited: 12/19/2010

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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 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 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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

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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