Southern Hills Golf Course – Tulsa

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Address:  2636 East 61st Street (south) Tulsa, Oklahoma 74136 County:  Tulsa
Started:   Completed:  1936

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The WPA helped construct this course. According to author Del Lemon, a worker recalled in 1993: “I was the top man on the totem pole. I got 15 cents and hour for driving a team of mules. They were paying 10 cents an hour for labor then. It was the height of the Depression and every Monday morning men would be lined up for a mile down Peoria Street, shoulder to shoulder, wanting a job.”[2]


  1. Oklahoma Landmarks Inventory Nomination
  2. The Living New Deal

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