Elmer Thomas
Photograph Collection
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631. Corner of Dearborn and Fort Sill Streets, Lawton, Oklahoma. 1930s.

632. Jed Johnson Lake, Oklahoma. 1930s.

633. Roosevelt Stadium and Athletic Field seen from the air. Lawton, Oklahoma. 1930s.

634. Roosevelt Stadium, Lawton, Oklahoma. 1930s.

635-639. Mt. Scott road with rocks used for railing. Oklahoma. 1930s.

640. Union Park, Lawton, Oklahoma. 1930s.

641. Quanah Parker Dam, Oklahoma. 1930s.

642. Highland Cemetery arch in Lawton, Oklahoma. 1936.

643. Lawton Community Building, made of rock. Lawton, Oklahoma. 1930s.

644. Lake Osage, Oklahoma. 1930s.

645-648. Comanche County Courthouse, under construction. Lawton, Oklahoma. 1930s.

649. Unidentified men in front of the Comanche Courthouse under construction. Lawton, Oklahoma. 1930s.

650. Rock entrance gate, Wichita Mountain Wildlife Refuge, Oklahoma. Comanche County. 1930s.

651. Harmon Park, Lawton, Oklahoma. 1930s.

652. Man fishing near fish ladder. Lake French, Oklahoma. 1930s.

653. West Cache Creek, showing a dam and fish ladder. Oklahoma. 1930s.

654. Rock bath house at Lake Quanah Parker, Oklahoma. 1930s.

655. Sunset Swimming Pool, Lost Lake, Oklahoma. 1930s.

656. A person diving from a concrete platform at Lost Lake, Oklahoma. 1930s.

657. Lake French fish ladder. Oklahoma. 1930s.

658. A man fishing. Lost Lake, Oklahoma. 1930s.

659. Lake Buford Dam, Oklahoma. 1930s.

660. Bridge under construction over a creek on Canyon Road, Comanche County, Oklahoma. 1930s.

661. Bridge over a creek on Canyon Road, Comanche County, Oklahoma. 1930s.

662. Park area at Lake Buford, Oklahoma. 1930s.

663. Mt. Scott, Comanche County, Oklahoma. 1930s.

664-671. Lake Elmer Thomas, Oklahoma. 1930s.

672. Two men standing on either side at a concrete pond at a fish hatchery. Medicine Park, Oklahoma. 1930s.

673. U.S. senators on a European tour being greeted by a military officer. Elmer Thomas is second from right. Brussels, Belgium. October 25, 1949.

674-675. U.S. senators, officers,, and others leaving an airplane. Brussels, Belgium. October 25, 1949.

676. U.S. senators at an airport. From the left: A. Willis Robertson, Virginia; John L. McClellan, Arkansas; unknown; John C. Stennis, Mississippi; Dennis Chavez, New Mexico; and Burnet R. Maybank. Brussels, Belgium. October 25, 1949.

677. Display of finished products produced by the National Defense Industrial Training Program conducted by the Works Progress Administration. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 1941.

678. A. F. Connelly, director of the Works Progress Administration Employment Division for Oklahoma. 1941.

679. Herbert F. Miller of Hugo, state supervisor of the National Defense Industrial Training Program for Oklahoma. 1941.

680. William M. Siegenthaler of Tulsa, assistant state supervisor of the National Defense Industrial Training Program for Oklahoma. 1941.

681. Eric Olson of Oklahoma City, chief clerk, in charge of finance and compensation for the National Defense Industrial Training Program for Oklahoma. 1941.

682. Occupation classifier Floyd Myers (left) and Bert D. Spivey, district director of employment (right center), interviewing two prospective Oklahoma City trainees for the National Defense Industrial Training Program in Oklahoma. 1941.

683. Engineering Shops Building, Oklahoma A.&M. College, Stillwater, Oklahoma. 1941.

684. Dr. DeWitt Hunt, head of the Industrial Arts Education and Engineering Shop work, at Oklahoma A.& M. College, Stillwater, Oklahoma. 1941.

685. Entrance to the Engineering Shops Building of Oklahoma A.& M. College. The building was designed by Dr. DeWitt Hunt in the form of the letter "h." Details as to accessibility, light, and ventilation are considered among the best in the nation. Stillwater, Oklahoma. 1941.

686. Instructor D. F. Watson (left) checking the work of trainee J. M. Gilliam who is operating a power band saw. National Defense Industrial Training Program of Works Progress Administration workers in Oklahoma. 1941.

687. Trainee William W. Lumry (left), vocational training director Kenneth Woodward (center), and trainee Jesse Peake (right), operating combination machine. Peake is a full blood Choctaw. National Defense Industrial Training Program using W. P. A. workers. Broken Bow, Oklahoma. 1941.

688. Woodworkers in a Broken Bow training course of the National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Broken Bow, Oklahoma. 1941.

689. Professor L. T. Miller (right), instructor in electrical engineering at Oklahoma A. and M. College, explaining duplex splice to trainee C. E. Christoph of Oklahoma City. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Oklahoma. 1941.

690. Magnetic control panel, transformers, and motors used in the course in electricity given at Oklahoma A.&M. College. Stillwater, Oklahoma. 1941.

691. Plant used to manufacture acetylene gas for the welding class at Oklahoma A. and M. College. Stillwater, Oklahoma. 1941.

692. Trainee Clyde C. Osterdock operating a universal saw in the cabinet makers course in Broken Bow. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Broken Bow, Oklahoma. 1941.

693. Trainees John Perkins and Felix Dean building a cabinet outside the Broken Bow School. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Broken Bow, Oklahoma. 1941.

694. Belt sander in operation at Broken Bow School. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Broken Bow, Oklahoma. 1941.

695. Instructor W. R. (Bill) Snook giving close personal attention to Arthur Smith, trainee in welding at Oklahoma A. & M. College. Snook was plant superintendent for Cessna Aircraft Corporation for several years, and considered a top notcher in welding and aircraft construction. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Stillwater, Oklahoma. 1941.

696. Finished racks made in the welding course at Oklahoma A.&M. College in Stillwater, Oklahoma. 1941.

697. Trainees receiving instruction in use of acetylene cutting torch at Oklahoma A.&M. College. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Stillwater, Oklahoma. 1941.

698. Standing left to right are the Mitchell brothers: Charlie, Hicks, Dick, and Louis. Hicks was assigned to the auto mechanics course by the Works Progress Administration and the others were assigned by the Oklahoma State Employment Service. Oklahoma. 1941.

699. Electrical welding being done by two workers in the Broken Bow School. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Broken Bow, Oklahoma. 1941.

700. Trainees in the Broken Bow auto mechanics course working on a car. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Broken Bow, Oklahoma. 1941.

701. Welding trainee A. H. Turner "on his own" with acetylene cutting torch in the Oklahoma A.&M. College welding course. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Stillwater, Oklahoma. 1941.

702. Group of welding trainees at work at Oklahoma A.&M. College. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Stillwater, Oklahoma. 1941.

703. Trainee Louis James using electric arc welding equipment at Oklahoma A.&M. College. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Stillwater, Oklahoma. 1941.

704. Guy B. Massey, superintendent of schools, was one of the first in the state to recognize the value of training for national defense industries devoted his time, energy and vast knowledge along educational lines to this program. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Oklahoma. 1941.

705. Keneth Woodward, director of vocational training in the Broken Bow School. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Broken Bow, Oklahoma. 1941.

706. Hugh Potts and Jack Delozier, trainees in the Broken Bow auto mechanics school, working on an engine. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Broken Bow, Oklahoma. 1941.

707. Two welding trainees at work in Broken Bow. national Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Broken Bow, Oklahoma. 1941.

708. Instructor C. E. Hoffman (left) instructing Fred W. Burtis in the operation of the tool room lathe, at Oklahoma A. & M. College. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Stillwater, Oklahoma. 1941.

709. Thomas Boron, assistant instructor, giving trainee Ray Samner instruction in operation of the milling machine at Oklahoma A.&M. College. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Stillwater, Oklahoma. 1941.

710. Trainee Carmen W. Barber of Miami, Oklahoma, has just been qualified to take a welding course after an interview by Herbert F. Miller, state supervisor. National Defense Industrial Training Program. Oklahoma. 1941.

711. A prospective trainee being interviewed and given trade test by William M. Siegenthaler, assistant state supervisor, National Defense Industrial Training Program. Oklahoma. 1941.

712. Works Progress Administration workmen assembled to apply for training in Miami, Oklahoma. 1941.

713. Tools made by machine shop trainees at Oklahoma A.&M. College. Stillwater, Oklahoma. 1941.

714. Trainee Raymond Kantz operating a drill press at Oklahoma A.&M. College. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Stillwater, Oklahoma. 1941.

715. Trainee in machine operating working a lathe at Oklahoma A.&M. College. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Stillwater, Oklahoma. 1941.

716. Display board showing welds that each trainee must make before he can pass the examination required by industry. Oklahoma A.&M. College. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Stillwater, Oklahoma. 1941.

717. Two aircraft sheet metal trainees drilling some holes. John R. Hotchkiss, the trainee on the right is now (1941) employed by Beechcraft Aircraft Corporation. National Defense Industrial Training Program. Stillwater, Oklahoma. 1941.

718. Aircraft sheet metal trainee using a drill press at Oklahoma A.&M. College. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Stillwater, Oklahoma. 1941.

719. Motor winding trainee, Ray Davis at work. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Oklahoma. 1941.

720. Trainee in an electrical course just before completion at Oklahoma A.&M. College. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Stillwater, Oklahoma. 1941.

721. Practice welds made for display at Oklahoma A.&M. College. Trainees at the end of the courses are almost ready for industry examination. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Stillwater, Oklahoma. 1941.

722. Instructor Mike Roaney (left) interviewing prospective trainee Tommy Campbell with reference to his qualifications for training. Roaney was loaned to Oklahoma A.&M. College by Beechcraft Aircraft Company. Stillwater, Oklahoma. 1941.

723. Two aircraft sheetmetal trainees busy at their work at Oklahoma A.&M. College later employed by Beechcraft Aircraft Corporation. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Stillwater, Oklahoma. 1941.

724. Display board in aircraft sheetmetal at Oklahoma A.&M. College. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Stillwater, Oklahoma. 1941.

725. William M. Siegenthaler, assistant state supervisor of the Works Progress Administration Vocational Training Program (left), L. K. Covelle, state supervisor of industrial education (center), and Herbert F. Miller, state supervisor of the Works Progress Administration Vocational Training Program. Oklahoma. 1941.

726. Thomas Boren, assistant instructor at Oklahoma A.&M. College machine shop, displaying a cotton comber of his own design and manufacture. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Stillwater, Oklahoma. 1941.

727. Trainees Orval Webb and O. L. Jenkins relining brakes n the Oklahoma A. and M. College Auto Mechanics School. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Stillwater, Oklahoma. 1941.

728. Instructor Smiley McGonicle (left) giving some safety instructions to trainee Arthur Batson, aircraft woodwork, Oklahoma A.&M. College. McGonicle was loaned by Stearman Aircraft to the National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Stillwater, Oklahoma. 1941.

729. Display board showing aircraft woodwork exercises at Oklahoma A.&M. College. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Stillwater, Oklahoma. 1941.

730. Group of aircraft woodwork trainees at their benches at Oklahoma A. and M. College. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Stillwater, Oklahoma. 1941.

731. Trainees at Oklahoma A.&M. College Auto Mechanics School working on automobiles. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Stillwater, Oklahoma. 1941.

732. Partial view of Tulsa Machine Shop showing W. J. Dickinson, assistant director. National Defense Industrial Training Program. Tulsa, Oklahoma. 1941.

733. E. S. Hull, instructor in internal combustion motors. The instructors are drawn from successful mechanics in industry. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Oklahoma. 1941.

734. Trainee Bernard Adams putting the finishing touches to an aircraft wing section at Oklahoma A.&M. College. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Stillwater, Oklahoma. 1941.

735. Trainee Burrell Pitts operating a band saw doing aircraft woodwork at Oklahoma A.&M. College. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Stillwater, Oklahoma. 1941.

736. Aircraft woodwork trainee at work at Oklahoma A.&M. College. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Stillwater, Oklahoma. 1941.

737. Dr. Robert Hardin, head of the Engineering Shops Department of the University of Oklahoma. Norman, Oklahoma. 1941.

738. Trainee operating a lathe in the University of Oklahoma Machine Shop. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Norman, Oklahoma. 1941.

739. Lathe equipment being used to train workmen in the Tulsa Machine Shop. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Tulsa, Oklahoma. 1941.

740. Trainee in aircraft woodwork at Oklahoma A.&M. College. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Stillwater, Oklahoma. 1941.

741. Charles Wiest, welding instructor at Central High School in Oklahoma City, is giving close supervision to two welding trainees. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 1941.

742. Welding trainee perfecting a tubing weld at Oklahoma City Central High School. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 1941.

743. Trainee operating a shaper in the school for machinists at University of Oklahoma. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Norman, Oklahoma. 1941.

744. Instruction being given to trainees on drill presses and other machines of the latest type in the University of Oklahoma Machine Shop. Norman, Oklahoma. 1941.

745. Modern metal work machine at use in the University of Oklahoma Machine Shop. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Norman, Oklahoma. 1941.

746. Trainee making a practice weld at Oklahoma City Central High School. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 1941.

747. L. K. Covelle, state supervisor of trades and industrial education for Oklahoma. Oklahoma. 1941.

748. Two welding trainees at Oklahoma City Central High School. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 1941.

749. Trainee operating new Lodge and Shipley twenty-inch lathe at the University of Oklahoma. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Norman, Oklahoma. 1941.

750. Trainee being taught to use modern metal work Machinery at the University of Oklahoma. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Norman, Oklahoma. 1941.

751. Trainee operating a lathe at the University of Oklahoma Machine Shop. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Norman, Oklahoma. 1941.

752. Class of trainees in combustion motors. Instructor Paul Keith at Central High School in Oklahoma City National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 1941.

753. Instructor Paul Keith teaching two trainees about wheel differentials at Central High School, Oklahoma City.National Defense Industrial Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 1941.

754. Trainees working in a welding shop in Guthrie. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Guthrie, Oklahoma. 1941.

755. Instructor Frank Bynum (right) of the University of Oklahoma, instructing a trainee. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Norman, Oklahoma. 1941.

756. Frank Bynum, precision expert, was borrowed from Halliburton Oil Company to conduct the machinist course being given at the University of Oklahoma for the National Defense Industrial Training Program. Norman, Oklahoma. 1941.

757. D. L. McCullough, left and O. D. Walker watching J. W. Touchstone take his turn with the torch in making a vertical weld at the Broken Bow Welding School. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Broken Bow, Oklahoma. 1941.

758. Charles Wiest, welding instructor, observing work by a welding trainee at Central High School in Oklahoma City. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 1941.

759. Welding student at Oklahoma City Central High School. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 1941.

760. Trainees in combustion motors at Oklahoma City Central High School. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 1941.

761. John H. Wilson, welding instructor, charts the progress of students at the Broken Bow Welding School. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Broken Bow, Oklahoma. 1941.

762. Group picture of welder trainees in Broken Bow. Some of the men who life in the Kiamichi Mountains surrounding Broken Bow walk seven or eight miles to school every day. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Broken Bow, Oklahoma. 1941.

763. Trainees at the Broken Bow School of Welding doing overhead welds. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Broken Bow, Oklahoma. 1941.

764. Standing from the left: Guy B. Massey, superintendent of schools at Broken Bow; William M. Siegenthaler, assistant state supervisor; Kenneth Woodward, director of vocational training, Broken Bow schools; Herbert F. Miller, state supervisor of vocational training project. National Defense Industrial Program. Oklahoma. 1941.

765. Electric welding at Jay High School. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Jay, Oklahoma. 1941.

766. Machine shop in use for training of future employees in national defense industries. Oklahoma. 1941.

767. Captain J. Flemming at the emery wheel in the welding a school in Broken Bow. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Broken Bow, Oklahoma. 1941.

768. A course in general welding being taught at Guthrie High School. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Guthrie, Oklahoma. 1941.

769. Trainee G. B. Glenn doing inlaid woodwork in the cabinet making course in Broken Bow. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Broken Bow, Oklahoma. 1941.

770. Trainees Vernan Colclasure and Auzy Bryant studying welding at the Broken Bow Welding School. Both traveled a distance of 50 miles and then camped out during the training course. National Defense Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Broken Bow, Oklahoma. 1941.

771. Ed Schirmer, assistant state supervisor of industrial education, in a machine shop representing the co-sponsor of this project. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Oklahoma. 1941.

772. Welder at his station in the welding course at Oklahoma A.&M. College. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Stillwater, Oklahoma. 1941.

773. Welding shop and trainees at Guthrie. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Guthrie, Oklahoma. 1941.

774. Aircraft pattern making class and instructor at Stillwater. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Stillwater, Oklahoma. 1941.

775. Trainee practicing acetylene welding at Jay High School. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Jay, Oklahoma. 1941.

776. Trainee Douglas Dean of Okmulgee, Oklahoma, in aircraft pattern making class at Stillwater. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Stillwater, Oklahoma. 1941.

777. H. P. Adams, supervisor of Oklahoma's largest training unit at Oklahoma A. and M. College. National Defense Industrial Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Stillwater, Oklahoma. 1941.

778. Interior of the woodwork shop at Broken Bow High School. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Broken Bow, Oklahoma. 1941.

779. Trainee operating a turning lathe in an aircraft pattern making class at Stillwater. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Stillwater, Oklahoma. 1941.

780. Aircraft pattern making class using models and instructions. National Defense Industrial Training Program using Works Progress Administration workers. Oklahoma. 1941.

781. R. L. Wells, aircraft sheet metal instructor at Stillwater. He was borrowed from the Vultee Aircraft factories. National Defense Industrial Training Program. Oklahoma. 1941.

782. Colonial gateway of Pioneer Memorial State Park. Old Fort Harrod, founded in 1774, can be seen. Harrodsburg, Kentucky.

783. Log cabins in a stockade at Old Fort Harrod, founded 1774, western capital of the Revolutionary period. Harrodsburg, Kentucky.

784. Replica of the first school house in Kentucky at Old Fort Harrod. Pioneer Memorial State Park, Harrodsburg, Kentucky.

785. Spring inside the stockade at Old Fort Harrod, founded 1774. Pioneer Memorial State Park, Harrodsburg, Kentucky.

786. Ann McGinty Blackhouse and sundial at Old Fort Harrod, founded 1774. Pioneer Memorial State Park, Harrodsburg, Kentucky.

787. McAffee Memorial Stile at the entrance to the "First God's Acre of the Wilderness." It was built by descendants of the five pioneer McAffee brothers honoring their ancestors and pioneer dead. Pioneer Memorial State Park, Harrodsburg, Kentucky.

788. Pioneer Cemetery showing the grave of the first white child buried in Kentucky. Pioneer Memorial State park, Harrodsburg, Kentucky.

789. Iveson Wilson, a former slave and groundskeeper at Pioneer Cemetery at Old Fort Harrod, seen holding a scythe. Pioneer Memorial State Park at Harrodsburg, Kentucky.

790. Log cabin in which Abraham Lincoln's parents, Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks, were married on June 12, 1806. The cabin has been removed from its original site and located here in the Pioneer Memorial State Park, Harrodsburg, Kentucky.

791. Drawing of a proposed shelter called the Lincoln Marriage Temple, constructed to protect the cabin in which Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks, the parents of Abraham Lincoln, were married. Pioneer Memorial State Park in Harrodsburg, Kentucky.

792. Drawing of Reverend Jesse Head, a Methodist Episcopal minister, who married Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks, the parents of Abraham Lincoln, on June 12, 1806.

793. Grave of Reverend Jesse Head in Harrodsburg, Kentucky.

794. The Mother Town Marker, a memorial in Harrodsburg honoring the first four mothers who with their families entered the western wilderness. Mrs. Hugh McGary, Mrs. Thomas Daton and Mrs. Richard Hogan who all came directly to Fort Harrod on September 8, 1777, with Mrs. Daniel Boone going to Bonnesboro, Kentucky. Harrodsburg, Kentucky.

795. Westville High School, built by the Works Progress Administration. Adair County, Oklahoma.

796. Old Rocky Point School, a stone, one-room building, built by the Works Progress Administration. Adair County, Oklahoma.

797. New Rocky Point School, showing Old Rocky Point School in the background. A 1930s vintage automobile sits beside the new wooden school. Works Progress Administration project, Adair County, Oklahoma.

798. Manual Arts Building in Stillwell. A stone building built by the Works Progress Administration with a fire hydrant in front. Stillwell, Adair County, Oklahoma.

799. Watts Community Building, Adair County. A stone building built by the Works Progress Administration. Watts, Adair County, Oklahoma.

800. Caney Creek showing water pouring over a low water dam, built by the Works Progress Administration. Adair County, Oklahoma.

801. Caney Creek showing a low water dam. A Works Progress Administration project in Adair County, Oklahoma.

802-803. Cherokee City Library, a brick building constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Cherokee, Alfalfa County, Oklahoma.

804-805. Goltry School and Community Building constructed of brick by the Works Progress Administration. Goltry, Alfalfa County, Oklahoma.

806-807. Atoka Agricultural Building, a stone structure built by the Works Progress Administration. Atoka, Oklahoma.

808. Atoka Armory,a rock building built by the Works Progress Administration. 1930s vintage automobiles parked in front. Atoka, Oklahoma.

809. Beaver County Gymnasium, a two-story brick structure built by the Works Progress Administration. Beaver County, Oklahoma.

810. Forgan School in Beaver County, a single story brick building built by the Works Progress Administration. Forgan, Oklahoma.

811. Forgan Gymnasium in Beaver County, a brick building build by the Works Progress Administration. Forgan, Oklahoma.

812-813. The Beaver auditorium, a two-story stone building, and two period cars. Auditorium constructed by the Works Progress Administration Beaver, Oklahoma. c.1930s.

814. Gate school in Beaver County. A single story brick building constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Gate, Oklahoma.

815. Sayre Junior High School in Beckham County. A two-story brick building built by Works Progress Administration. Sayre, Oklahoma.

816. Sewage disposal plant built by the Works Progress Administration. Elk City, Oklahoma.

817. Doxey Gymnasium. A Single story brick building constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Doxey, Beckham County, Oklahoma.

818. Stone park wall built by the Works Progress Administration in Elk City, Beckham County, Oklahoma.

819. Erick Gymnasium in Beckham County. A single story brick building constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Erick, Oklahoma.

820. Carter Bridge in Beckham County. A wooden bridge built by the Works Progress Administration. Beckham County, Oklahoma.

821. Texola Bridge, a wooden bridge built by the Works Progress Administration. Beckham County, Oklahoma.

822. Delhi Teacherage in Beckham County. A wooden building built by the Works Progress Administration. Delhi, Oklahoma.

823. Geary Gymnasium, a two-story stone building constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Blaine County. Geary, Oklahoma.

824. Geary Negro Gymnasium, a single story brick building constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Blaine County. Geary, Oklahoma.

825-826. Bicycles parked in front of the Watonga High School, built by the Works Progress Administration. Watonga, Oklahoma.

827. Watonga Armory with a military band playing in front and Automobiles in the foreground. The armory is constructed of brick and built by the Works Progress Administration. Watonga, Blaine County, Oklahoma.

828. Watonga Armory, built by the Works Progress Administration. Watonga, Blaine County, Oklahoma.

829. Geary swimming pool in Blaine County constructed by the Works Progress Administration seen empty of water upon completion. A two-story building is being completed next to the pool. Geary, Oklahoma.

830. Longdale School, a single story stone building constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Longdale, Blaine County, Oklahoma.

831. Durant Armory, a two-story building of stone constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Durant, Bryan County, Oklahoma.

832. Achille High School, a single story brick school building constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Achille, Bryan County, Oklahoma.

833. Mead School in Bryan County. A single story rock building constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Mead, Bryan County, Oklahoma.

834. Bennington School, a single story wooden building constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Bennington, Bryan County, Oklahoma.

835. Blue Gymnasium, a two-story wood building constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Blue, Bryan County, Oklahoma.

836. Kemp Auditorium, a single story wooden building constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Kemp, Bryan County, Oklahoma.

837. Kemp School, a wooden single story structure build by the Works Progress Administration. Kemp, Bryan County, Oklahoma.

838. Yuba Gymnasium, a wooden single story building constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Yuba, Bryan County, Oklahoma.

839. Robert Lee Williams Library, built by the Works Progress Administration. Durant, Oklahoma.

840. Brick two-story building at the entrance of the State Fish Hatchery in Bryan County, site of Works Progress Administration work. Bryan County, Oklahoma.

841. Construction work at the State Fish Hatchery in Bryan County by the Works Progress Administration. A crane and concrete construction are visible. Bryan County, Oklahoma.

842-843. State Fish Hatchery ponds built by the Works Progress Administration. Bryan County, Oklahoma.

844. Durant Boy Scout Lodge building made of logs and stone and constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Durant, Oklahoma.

845. Yuba School a single story wood building constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Yuba, Bryan County, Oklahoma.

846. Carnegie High School, a single story building constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Carnegie, Caddo County, Oklahoma.

847. Anadarko School, a single story brick building constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Anadarko, Caddo County, Oklahoma.

848. School underpass constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Carnegie, Caddo County, Oklahoma.

849-850. Alfalfa School, single story stone building constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Alfalfa, Caddo County, Oklahoma.

851. Wooden grandstands at Anadarko Fair Park, built by the Works Progress Administration. Anadarko, Caddo County, Oklahoma.

852. Anadarko Armory. A single story brick building constructed in Caddo County by the Works Progress Administration. Anadarko, Oklahoma.

853. Binger High School, a two-story stone building constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Binger, Caddo County, Oklahoma.

854. Gymnasium under construction at Eakley School. Wooden arches to support the roof are visible. Works Progress Administration project at Eakley, Caddo County, Oklahoma.

855. Construction at a concrete clear well by Works Progress Administration workers. Anadarko, Caddo County, Oklahoma.

856. Anadarko Community building, a single story stone building constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Anadarko, Caddo County, Oklahoma.

857. Sewer line under construction by Works Progress Administration workers. Cyril, Caddo County, Oklahoma.

858. Hinton High School, a brick building constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Hinton, Caddo County, Oklahoma.

859. Fort Cobb School, a brick building constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Fort Cobb, Caddo County, Oklahoma.

860. Carnegie School, a single story brick building constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Carnegie, Caddo County, Oklahoma.

861. Cyril High School, a single story brick building constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Cyril, Caddo County, Oklahoma.

862. Bridgeport school, a single story brick building constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Bridgeport, Caddo County, Oklahoma.

863. Carnegie Amphitheater, built by the Works Progress Administration. Carnegie, Caddo County, Oklahoma.

864. Apache School, a single story brick building constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Apache, Caddo County, Oklahoma.

865. Webster Junior High School, a single story brick building constructed the Works Progress Administration. El Reno, Canadian County, Oklahoma.

866. Workmen gathered around a single story wooden house constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Fort Reno, Canadian County, Oklahoma.

867. Rows of wooden coops for game birds with a three story building in the background, built by the Works Progress Administration. Darlington, Game Farm, Darlington, Canadian County, Oklahoma.

868. Improvement to the grounds by Works Progress Administration workers. Fort Reno, Canadian County, Oklahoma.

869. A single story wooden administration building, built by the Works Progress Administration. Fort Reno, Canadian County, Oklahoma.

870. Works Progress Administration workers changing the channel of the Canadian River with sand bags. Bridge visible. Canadian County, Oklahoma.

871. Yukon City Hall. A two-story stone and brick building constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Yukon, Canadian County, Oklahoma.

872-873. Webster School, a brick building built by the Works Progress Administration. El Reno, Canadian County, Oklahoma. 1937

874-875. Tucker Tower, a stone tower rising five stories, part of a two-story building constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Lake Murray State Park, Carter County, Oklahoma.

876. Stone cabin built by the Works Progress Administration at Lake Murray, Carter County, Oklahoma.

877. A log bridge built by the Works Progress Administration at Lake Murray, Carter County, Oklahoma.

878-879. Lake Murray, a man-made lake built by the Works Progress Administration. Carter County, Oklahoma.

880. Three story stone building with a stone wall and steps in the foreground. Built by the Works Progress Administration at Lake Murray, Carter County, Oklahoma.

881. Stone pavilion with chimney and covered roof. Built by the Works Progress Administration at Lake Murray, Carter County, Oklahoma.

882. Stone bathhouse, built by the Works Progress Administration at Lake Murray, Carter County, Oklahoma.

883. Woodford Teacherage, a stone multi unit single story structure. Built by the Works Progress Administration. Woodford, Carter County, Oklahoma.

884. Woodford School, a single story stone building. Built by the Works Progress Administration. Woodford, Carter County, Oklahoma.

885. Wheeler School, a single story stone building, built by the Works Progress Administration. Wheeler, Carter County, Oklahoma.

886. Springer School, a single story stone building built by the Works Progress Administration. Springer, Carter County, Oklahoma.

887. Healdton Armory, a brick building built by the Works Progress Administration. Healdton, Carter County, Oklahoma.

888. Works Progress Administration workers finishing construction on a stadium. Ardmore, Carter County, Oklahoma.

889. Ardmore Armory, a stone building constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Ardmore, Carter County, Oklahoma.

890. Sewer project under construction by Works Progress Administration workers. Ardmore, Carter County, Oklahoma.

891. Washington School, a single story brick building built by the Works Progress Administration. Washington, Carter County, Oklahoma.

892. Plainview School, a single story wooden building, constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Plainview, Carter County, Oklahoma.

893-894. Stone stadium built by the Works Progress Administration in Northeastern Teacher's College, Tahlequah, Cherokee County, Oklahoma.

895. Infirmary built from stone by the Works Progress Administration. Tahlequah, Cherokee County, Oklahoma.

896. Automobiles parked in front of the Tahlequah Armory, a stone one story building built by the Works Progress Administration. Tahlequah, Cherokee County, Oklahoma.

897. Hulbert School, a single story building built by the Works Progress Administration. Hulbert, Cherokee County, Oklahoma.

898. A stone school for blacks constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Tahlequah, Cherokee County, Oklahoma.

899. Sewage disposal plant, constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Tahlequah, Cherokee County, Oklahoma.

900. Stone wall constructed by the Works Progress Administration at Northeastern Teacher's College in Tahlequah, Cherokee County, Oklahoma.

901. Manual Arts Building, a single story brick building constructed by the Works Progress Administration at Northeastern Teacher's College, Tahlequah, Cherokee County, Oklahoma.

902. Tahlequah, Oklahoma community building built by the Works Progress Administration.

903. Hugo Agriculture Building, a single story stone building built by the Works Progress Administration. Hugo, Choctaw County, Oklahoma.

904. Spencerville School, built by the Works Progress Administration to replace the old Spencerville School. Spencerville, Choctaw County, Oklahoma.

905. Old Spencerville School, a wooden single story school, later replaced by the Works Progress Administration. Spencerville, Choctaw County, Oklahoma.

906. Goodland Hospital, a two-story stone building built by the Works Progress Administration. Goodland, Choctaw County, Oklahoma.

907. Goodland Indian School, a single story stone building built by the Works Progress Administration. Goodland, Choctaw County, Oklahoma.

908. Concrete farm to market bridge built by the Works Progress Administration. Choctaw County, Oklahoma.

909. Concrete and stone farm to market bridge built by the Works Progress Administration. Choctaw County, Oklahoma.

910-911. Street paving being done by the Works Progress Administration. Hugo, Choctaw County, Oklahoma.

912. Lake Boswell, a man-made lake constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Choctaw County, Oklahoma.

913. Grant Consolidated School. A single story building built by the Works Progress Administration. Grant, Choctaw County, Oklahoma.

914. Low water dam constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Choctaw County, Oklahoma.

915. Hugo Armory, a single story stone building built by the Works Progress Administration. Hugo, Choctaw County, Oklahoma.

916. Concrete drainage ditch, part of a malaria control project built by Works Progress Administration workers. Hugo, Choctaw County, Oklahoma.

917. Schooler Lake, a man-made lake build by the Works Progress Administration. Choctaw County, Oklahoma.

918. Excavation for dinosaur fossils by Works Progress Administration workers. Cimarron County, Oklahoma.

919. Stone and concrete bridge, built by the Works Progress Administration. Cimarron County, Oklahoma.

920. Brick archway, built by the Works Progress Administration. University of Oklahoma, Norman, Cleveland County, Oklahoma.

921. Brick gymnasium constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Lexington, Cleveland County, Oklahoma.

922. Sewage disposal plant constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Noble, Cleveland County, Oklahoma.

923. Stone community building built by the Works Progress Administration. Norman, Cleveland County, Oklahoma.

924. Amphitheater, built by the Works Progress Administration. Norman, Cleveland County, Oklahoma.

925. Swimming pool built by the Works Progress Administration. Lexington, Cleveland County, Oklahoma.

926. Norman Armory, a two-story brick building built by the Works Progress Administration. Norman, Cleveland County, Oklahoma.

927. Construction of the swimming pool at the University of Oklahoma Field House by the Works Progress Administration. Norman, Cleveland County, Oklahoma.

928. Stone fencing put up at the University of Oklahoma golf course by the Works Progress Administration. Norman, Cleveland County, Oklahoma.

929. Brick archways on Brooks at the University of Oklahoma constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Norman, Cleveland County, Oklahoma.

930. Tower at the Oklahoma Memorial Union erected by the Works Progress Administration. University of Oklahoma, Norman, Cleveland County, Oklahoma.

931. R.O.T.C. Building, University of Oklahoma built by the Works Progress Administration. It was later used as the Stovall Museum. Norman, Cleveland County, Oklahoma.

932. Unidentified brick building, possibly a garage.

933. Coalgate Gymnasium, a single story stone building built by the Works Progress Administration. Coalgate, Coal County, Oklahoma.

934. A steel and concrete bridge being built by Works Progress Administration workers. Coal County, Oklahoma.

935-936. Lake Elmer Thomas built by the Works Progress Administration near Lawton, Comanche County, Oklahoma.

937. Dam at Quanah Parker Lake constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Comanche County, Oklahoma.

938. Beach at Quanah Parker Lake, constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Comanche County, Oklahoma.

939. Dam at Frank Rush Lake constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Comanche County, Oklahoma.

940. Osage Lake, built by the Works Progress Administration. Comanche County, Oklahoma.

941. View of a dam at a reservoir, constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Comanche County, Oklahoma.

942. West Cache Creek Dam, built by the Works Progress Administration. Comanche County, Oklahoma.

943. Works Progress Administration workers building a fish hatchery. Medicine Park, Comanche County, Oklahoma.

944. Fish hatchery built by the Works Progress Administration. Medicine Park, Comanche County, Oklahoma.

945. Automobile parked in front of a store building built by the Works Progress Administration for an Easter pageant. Lawton, Comanche County, Oklahoma.

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