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Workers Progress Association (WPA) in Oklahoma research:

Title Page

WPA Writers’ Project, The American Guide Series, Oklahoma; a guide to the Sooner state. 
Links page

Public Buildings Book


Supporting Documents:

Old Table:

Counties Finished

Not Doumented

Research Sources:


Dust Bowl: The Southern Plains in the 1930s – Donald Worster



    When was the dam built across the lake at Wintersmith

    • gsullaway

      According to, the original dam was built in 1907. But extensive work was performed by the CCC and WPA in the 1930s which rebuilt the dam. (Winterpark Page)

  2. carol hamilton

    L’Overture School was the colored school in McALester before intergration

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