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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 ProjectsCaldwell Community Building - Caldwell, KS

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The Caldwell Community Building was constructed by the WPA in 1936 - in Caldwell, Kansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Kansas

date approved: 2/20/2022

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 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

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/1/2017

last visited: never

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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

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 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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/25/2017

last visited: never

Image for WPA - Enid Armory - Enid, OKview gallery

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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 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 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

Image for Garfield County Courthouse - Enid, OKview gallery

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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

Image for Pioneer School Rock Gymnasium - Waukomis, OKview gallery

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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 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 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 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

Image for Gymnasium/Auditorium - Sumner, OKview gallery

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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

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/7/2017

last visited: 11/16/2019

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WPA ProjectsAlva Armory - Alva, Oklahoma

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Historic former national guard armory in Alva, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/1/2012

last visited: 12/16/2018

Image for U.S. Post Office - Alva, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsU.S. Post Office - Alva, OK

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The Alva Post Office was built with Treasury Department funding in 1936.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/7/2018

last visited: 12/16/2018

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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

Image for Gymnasium - Hennessey, OKview gallery

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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

Image for Lakeview Road Bridge - Vic. Stillwater, OKview gallery

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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 ProjectsWPA Bridge - Orienta, OK

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This small WPA bridge crosses an un-named creek - west of Orienta, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 11/21/2022

last visited: never

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