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    Clayton High School WPA Auditorium

    Clayton High School Auditorium – Clayton OK

    Date added: July 21, 2012; Modified: July 21, 2012

    “The auditorium was constructed as a Works Progress Administration (WPA) public works project in 1936-1937, during the Great Depression. It provided much-needed jobs in the Clayton area, which had been economically ravaged. According to an architectural survey completed in 1988,… read more

    Northeast High School (Academy) – Oklahoma City OK

    Date added: July 17, 2012

    “Many large schools built in Oklahoma during the New Deal era are still being used. In Oklahoma City, Northeast High School occupied a gym and four classrooms added with WPA funds, after the original building of Carthage stone was made… read more

    Pensacola Dam – Grand Lake OK

    Date added: July 14, 2012; Modified: July 15, 2012

    “Construction on the Pensacola Dam that formed Grand Lake in northeast Oklahoma began when President Roosevelt approved $41 million in WPA funds for the project in September, 1937. The marker at the sight of the dam had no indication of… read more

    Ardmore, Oklahoma City Hall

    City Hall – Ardmore OK

    Date added: January 9, 2012

    "The new Municipal Building at Ardmore replaces two old structures, one of which was used as the city hall and one as the police station, and makes possible the concentration of all of the municipal departments under one roof. The… read more