Adams Hall, University of Oklahoma – Norman OK

Description

Adams Hall was constructed as the school of business for the University of Oklahoma in 1935 by the PWA. Joseph Smay was on the architecture faculty and designed this and Richards Hall in 1935.  Included in the project is a series of murals reflecting different aspects of Oklahoma business life by Craig Sheppard, a fine arts student at the time.  The sculptures of industry and commerce were executed by Jules Struppeck who did a Post Office project in Many, LA.

Source notes

Building plaques.

Project originally submitted by Charles Swaney on June 9, 2013.

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Location Info

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Adams Hall
Norman, OK 73019

Coordinates: 35.20777797517836, -97.44423550793454

One comment on “Adams Hall, University of Oklahoma – Norman OK

  1. Tom Struppeck

    Jules Struppeck was my father. Many of his early pieces were WPA funded.

    Art makes all of us more complete.

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