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WPA Projects
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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 U.S.Post Office - Pawhuska, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsU.S.Post Office - Pawhuska, OK

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The Pawhuska post office was built with Treasury Department funding in 1937.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/3/2018

last visited: never

Image for Blaine Stadium and Fieldhouse - Ponca City, OKview gallery

SWSW101.5 km

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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

SWSW102.8 km

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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: 11/24/2018

Image for Rein School - Vicinity Ponca City, OKview gallery

SWSW115.4 km

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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.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/25/2017

last visited: never

Image for Tonkawa Armory - Tonkawa, OKview gallery

SWSW117.3 km

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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

SWSW117.6 km

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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 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: never

Image for Gymnasium/Auditorium - Sumner, OKview gallery

SWSW141.9 km

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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.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/7/2017

last visited: never

Image for U.S. Post Office/Court House - Vinita, OKview gallery

SESE144.4 km

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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.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/3/2018

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.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/18/2019

last visited: never

Image for Public Information Building - Claremore, OKview gallery

SESE146 km

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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

Image for Federal Building - Claremore, OKview gallery

SESE146.3 km

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WPA ProjectsFederal Building - Claremore, OK

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This building was originally the Claremore post office.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/9/2015

last visited: never

Image for Former Will Rogers Library - Claremore, OKview gallery

SESE146.5 km

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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.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/7/2015

last visited: never

Image for Garfield School - Sand Springs, OKview gallery

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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.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/15/2017

last visited: never

Image for Daniel's Stadiums - Perry, OKview gallery

SWSW150.3 km

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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 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

Image for Former Public Library - Yale, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsFormer Public Library - Yale, OK

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

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/29/2018

last visited: never

Image for Post Office, Perry, OKview gallery

SWSW152.1 km

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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: 10/13/2017

Image for Armory - Yale, OKview gallery

SS152.1 km

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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: never

Image for Armory - Perry, OKview gallery

SWSW152.6 km

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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

Image for WPA Bridge - Garfield County, OKview gallery

SWSW159.6 km

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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

Image for Fire Service Training School - OSU - Stillwater, OKview gallery

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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: 9/14/2018

Image for Public Library Building - Stillwater, OKview gallery

SS160.3 km

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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

Image for Former U.S. Post Office  - Stillwater, OKview gallery

SS160.6 km

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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

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

SWSW160.6 km

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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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