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Blaine Stadium and Fieldhouse – Ponca City OK

Blaine Stadium and Fieldhouse – Ponca City OK

Date added: August 28, 2022

The Works Progress Administration built the Blaine Stadium and Fieldhouse in Ponca City OK in 1936-1937. The stadium is built with rusticated stone. It is still used by Ponca City High School football. It was placed on the National Register… read more

Map of major planting areas of the shelterbelt project  from 1934-1942

Number One Shelterbelt – Willow OK

Date added: August 15, 2022

The first tree of the Great Plains Shelterbelt, an Austrian pine, was planted at the Ed Curtis farm near Willow, Oklahoma, on March 18, 1935. The state forester of Oklahoma, George Phillips, did the honors. The Great Plains Shelterbelt was… read more

LAKEVIEW ROAD BRIDGE – STILLWATER OK

Lakeview Road Bridge – Stillwater OK

Date added: July 24, 2022

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) built the Lakeview Road Bridge in Stillwater OK. From waymarking.com: “The WPA constructed large amounts of roadway infrastructure during the last half of the 1930’s, including thousands of bridges and culverts. This bridge on West… read more

Armory  – Stillwater OK

Armory (former) – Stillwater OK

Date added: July 23, 2022

The historic former armory in Stillwater, Oklahoma was constructed by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in 1936. waymarking.com: This is a one-story native sandstone armory building located at 315 E. 9th Avenue, currently occupied as the Parks and Recreation Recreation… read more

McMechan Park Improvements – Oklahoma City OK

Date added: June 9, 2022

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) contributed to the improvement of Oklahoma City’s McMechan Park in 1940. “McMechan Park at Oklahoma City, Okla., will be expanded to a 17-acre development,” a reporter noted in January 1940, “according to plans disclosed by… read more

Tulsa Zoo Stone Cabin – Tulsa OK

Date added: June 2, 2022

The refectory building at the Tulsa Zoological Garden was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in 1935. It was one of many New Deal projects undertaken in Oklahoma that “aimed to improve America’s public lands and parks” and “help… read more

Tulsa Fairgrounds Cafeteria

Tulsa Fairgrounds Cafeteria – Tulsa OK

Date added: May 17, 2022

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) created a site within the Tulsa Fairgrounds called the Tulsa Fairgrounds Cafeteria, which was finished during 1938. Currently, the cafeteria still remains standing. It has expanded many times since it was first built. Geographically, the… read more

Front of Library

Public Library (former) – Stillwater OK

Date added: April 26, 2022

The historic former public library building at 206 W 6th Street in Stillwater, Oklahoma was built by a Public Works Administration (PWA) grant funds in 1938. A two-story brick, hipped roof building, the library was built in colonial revival style…. read more

Side of Municipal Building Seminole

Municipal Building – Seminole OK

Date added: April 20, 2022

The Seminole city council make plans in 1935 for a new Municipal building to hold offices and a “civic center” due to the fact the old “civic center” exploded due to a gas leak on December 29, 1934. After selecting… read more

Visitors Entrance East side of Stadium

Roosevelt (Ron Stephens) Athletic Stadium – Lawton OK

Date added: May 2, 2021

Roosevelt, later renamed to Ron Stephens after the second Oklahoma Works Progress Administration (WPA) director, located between 13th and 14th street in Lawton Oklahoma was completed in 1936 by the WPA. Using funds of $72,332 it became the pet project… read more

Sulphur Athletic Field and Stadium – Sulphur OK

Date added: March 22, 2021

Athletic field and stadium for the Sulphur Bulldogs and still use practice field for the High School team The stadium located on West Wynnewood Ave, Sulphur is a rectangular 139 x 38 foot building made of native stone and pre-formed… read more

Konawa National Guard Armory – Konawa OK

Date added: January 11, 2021

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) built the Konawa National Guard Armory in Konawa OK. What makes the Konawa National Guard Armory so intriguing is that a pair of swastikas on the front of the building. Most people associate this symbol… read more

WPA School – Cache OK

Date added: August 2, 2020

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) built a school, a wall, and other annex facilities in Cache OK. Contributor note: “Originally, this 1938 WPA Project included not only the remaining wall, but a Home Ec building, Tennis courts, a School, and… read more