1939 - Fox Elementary School - Fox, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter
N 34° 21.755 W 097° 29.465
14S E 638756 N 3803391
Quick Description: This is the latest constructed of three school buildings in Fox, constructed by the WPA.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 1/27/2018 8:20:23 AM
Waymark Code: WMXM14
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
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Long Description:
The unincorporated community of Fox, OK has three beautiful buildings constructed by the WPA. An auditorium was built in 1935, with a gymnasium following in 1937. This one-story native sandstone building followed in 1939, and is still in use today.

This is a 10-room schoolhouse with a flat roof. In recent years, a metal siding parapet and roof have been added. The school is U-shaped and constructed of native sandstone. The front entry, located in a slightly projected entrance bay, is recessed, with a double door and transom. The school was built by the WPA in 1939. Beneath a bronze WPA shield is a granite cornerstone.

Built by W.P.A.
1939
Board of Education
L.E. Gentry
Jess Phipps
E.T. Moose
Randall Holladay, Supt.
G. B. White, Archt.

Year of construction: 1939

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