Following Oklahoma's survival during the Great Depression

Talihina School Gym – Talihina

Address: East 2nd and Helen Streets, Talihina, OklahomaCounty: Leflore
Started: Completed: 1940

Current Usage:

School Property


The gymnasium is located in a the U of a building constructed earlier. The wall that closed up the U is red brick. The structure is two stories, rectangular, and measures 54 feet by 105 feet. It is hardly visible from the street. The gym provided an indoor court for the Talihina public schools and work in an area hit by the depression.


  1. Oklahoma Landmarks Inventory Nomination

Supported Documents:

  1. WPA Properties Leflore County – Talihina School Gym


1 Comment

  1. Lynn campbell

    My dad graduated talihina high school in 1940, and played and lettered in all sports. That could be the gym he played basket ball. I would like to know. I have a cousin there but I lost her contact info. She is the daughter of flora king and was also related to jerry O’Brien. He loved that town and school. I haven’t been there since 1990. I wonder about the old football field and track. He was ray campbell

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