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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 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: 6/19/2009

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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: 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: 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 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 Projects(Burned) Banner School - Guthrie, OK

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Banner School, constructed in 1935, was one of the 825 schools constructed in Oklahoma by the Works Progress Administration.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/26/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFogarty School - Guthrie, OK

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Built as Fogarty Junior High in 1938-39 by the WPA, the school is currently Fogarty Elementary.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/9/2013

last visited: 11/30/2005

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WPA ProjectsViaduct over Cottonwood Creek - Guthrie, OK

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A vital project conducted by the WPA in the 1930s, this viaduct provided a transportation route across Cottonwood Creek.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/14/2012

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCity Warehouse - Guthrie, OK

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Another of the amazing projects of the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/1/2010

last visited: 12/6/2010

Image for Guthrie Armory - Guthrie, OKview gallery

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WPA ProjectsGuthrie Armory - Guthrie, OK

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This is one of the many WPA-constructed armories built in Oklahoma during the 1930s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/27/2012

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsJelsma Stadium - Guthrie, OK

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Jelsma Stadium, constructed by the WPA, was selected by ESPN as No. 13 Best High School Stadium in the nation, in 2008.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/27/2012

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHighland Hall - Guthrie, OK

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Highland Hall was a WPA project. This building is still in use as a community building and can be reserved for an event.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/27/2012

last visited: 1/23/2013

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WPA ProjectsHighland Park Swimming Pool/Bathhouse - Guthrie, OK

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The swimming pool and bathhouse at Highland Park, built by the WPA in the 1930s is still in use today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/4/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHigh School Addition - Guthrie, OK

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This school addition, built by the WPA, is adjacent to the Guthrie Jr. High School.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/5/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCapitol School - Guthrie, OK

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Capitol School currently houses the Guthrie Public Schools Board of Education offices.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/5/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWPA bridge - Guthrie, OK

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This is one of the non-descript WPA-constructed bridges throughout Oklahoma that are a surprise to find.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/27/2013

last visited: never

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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: never

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WPA ProjectsGracelawn Cemetery Wall

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A most unusual rock wall

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/16/2010

last visited: 3/21/2012

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WPA ProjectsRussell Dougherty School

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This beautiful old native sandstone building, located in downtown Edmond, was erected by the WPA in 1941-1942.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/17/2010

last visited: 7/20/2010

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WPA ProjectsPre-Settlement Days Mural - Edmond, OK

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Between the years 1935 and 1943, the Works Progress Administration sponsored and funded American artists to create paintings, sculptures and murals throughout the United States, depictiing America’s story. This is one of them.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/12/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsOriginal Edmond Community Center

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Rock-constructed WPA Project

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/16/2010

last visited: 7/6/2010

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WPA ProjectsStephenson Park - Edmond, OK

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In this one-block square area, the WPA constructed the American Legion Hut, the State Armory, and Stephenson Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/6/2011

last visited: 12/5/2011

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WPA ProjectsEdmond American Legion Hut - Edmond, OK

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Rock WPA Project

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/16/2010

last visited: 7/6/2010

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WPA ProjectsState Armory - Edmond, OK

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National Guard Armory, formerly used for military purposes

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 11/22/2009

last visited: 12/5/2011

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WPA ProjectsDunbar Vo-Ed Building - Arcadia, OK

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This was a surprising find, located off the road behind Arcadia Southern Baptist Church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/22/2014

last visited: never

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