Elmer Thomas
Photograph Collection
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1261. Okemah Lake, a man-made lake, built by the Works Progress Administration. Okfuskee County, Oklahoma.

1262. Boley Negro School, a single story stone building erected by the Works Progress Administration. Boley, Okfuskee County, Oklahoma.

1263-1264. People standing on concrete culverts built by the Works Progress Administration. Okfuskee County, Oklahoma.

1265. A single story stone armory built by the Works Progress Administration. Okemah, Okfuskee County, Oklahoma.

1266. Civic Center paving showing Works Progress Administration workers pouring concrete. Makins Concrete truck is visible. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1267. State headquarters for the Works Progress Administration, a four-story Gothic style building. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1268. Street paving underway by the Works Progress Administration workers in front of the Oklahoma Civic Center. There are 1920s vintage automobiles visible. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1269-1270. Civic Center in Oklahoma City showing 1930s vintage automobiles parked on the surrounding streets. View is looking toward the west, site of Works Progress Administration work in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1271-1274. Street paving completed by the Works Progress Administration on N.W. 23rd Street. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1275-1277. Taft Stadium built by the Works Progress Administration in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1278. Rotary Park pool built by the Works Progress Administration in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1279. South Western Avenue bridge, a concrete bridge built by the Works Progress Administration. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1280. May Avenue Bridge, a concrete bridge built by the Works Progress Administration. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1281. Taft band shell under construction by the Works Progress Administration. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1282. Musicians participating in a federal music project funded by the Works Progress Administration. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1283. Harndale Park, built by the Works Progress Administration. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1284. Stone cabin at Wiley Post Park built by the Works Progress Administration in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1285-1286. Federal Art Center in the Municipal Auditorium funded by the Works Progress Administration. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1287. Women Works Progress Administration employees repairing books. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1288. Women Works Progress Administration workers operating sewing machines. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1289. Bedroom decorated by Works Progress Administration workers. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

1290. Dining area decorated by women Works Progress Administration workers. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1291-1292. Oklahoma City Airport under construction by Works Progress Administration workers. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1293. Dump truck unloading road material used by Works Progress Administration workers in building a farm to market road in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.

1294. Works Progress Administration workers building a farm to market road in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.

1295. Lincoln Park picnic tables built by the Works Progress Administration Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1296. Amphitheater at Lincoln Park, built by the Works Progress Administration. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1297. Lincoln Park Zoo animal pens built by the Works Progress Administration. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1298. Stone building built by the Works Progress Administration. at Lincoln Park. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1299. Entrance to Luther Cemetery built by Works Progress Administration. Luther, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.

1300-1301. Black children playing at a park built by the Works Progress Administration. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1302. Black children playing rhythmic instruments, an activity sponsored by the Works Progress Administration. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1303. Outdoor toilet to be reconstructed by the Works Progress Administration. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1304. Outdoor toilet built by the Works Progress Administration. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1305. State capitol landscaping by the Works Progress Administration. A service station and automobiles can be seen. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1306-1309. Southside sewage disposal plant under construction by the Works Progress Administration. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1310. Lake Overholser shoreline showing work done by the Works Progress Administration to reinforce the bank. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1311. Works Progress Administration employees working on the banks of Lake Overholser. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1312-1313. Lake Overholser boat dock, built by the Works Progress Administration. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1314-1316. Wooden poles set up by the Works Progress Administration to prevent soil erosion at Lake Overholser. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1317. Earthen dam built at Lake Overholser by the Works Progress Administration. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1318. Works Progress Administration employees working on streets in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1319. Works Progress Administration crews working on Portland Avenue. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1320. Works Progress Administration road work in Britton, Oklahoma.

1321. Works Progress Administration road work in Edmond, Oklahoma.

1322. A single story stone school under construction by the Works Progress Administration. Wheatland, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.

1323. Airport School, a single story brick school west of the airport in Oklahoma County, built by the Works Progress Administration. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1324. Pleasant Hill School, a single story stone school erected by the Works Progress Administration. Oklahoma County. Pleasant Hill, Oklahoma.

1325. A single story stone armory built by the Works Progress Administration. Edmond, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.

1326-1327. Amphitheater in Will Rogers Park built by the Works Progress Administration. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1328. Greenhouse at Will Rogers Park built by the Works Progress Administration. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1329. Edmond Library and community building, a stone single story structure built by the Works Progress Administration. Edmond, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.

1330. Britton Disposal Plant under construction by Works Progress Administration workers. Britton, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.

1331. A single story stone school built by the Works Progress Administration. Edmond, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.

1332. Foster High School, two-story brick building built by the Works Progress Administration. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1333. Nicoma Park School, a single story concrete school built by the Works Progress Administration in 1938. Nicoma Park, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.

1334. Star School, a two-story brick school built by the Works Progress Administration. Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.

1335-1336. Rocky Hill Consolidated School, a two-story stone building built by the Works Progress Administration. Okmulgee County, Oklahoma.

1337. A brick single story school built by the Works Progress Administration. Dewer, Okmulgee County, Oklahoma.

1338. A single story stone school built by the Works Progress Administration. Natura, Okmulgee County, Oklahoma.

1339. A stone single story school built by the Works Progress Administration. Nuyaka, Okmulgee County, Oklahoma.

1340. Henryetta athletic field and stadium built by the Works Progress Administration. Henryetta, Okmulgee County, Oklahoma.

1341. A stone gymnasium built by the Works Progress Administration. Liberty, Okmulgee County, Oklahoma.

1342. Okmulgee rifle range built by the Works Progress Administration. in Okmulgee, Okmulgee County, Oklahoma.

1343. A two-story stone gymnasium built by the Works Progress Administration. Beggs, Okmulgee County, Oklahoma.

1344-1346. Malaria control project on the Deep Fork River to clean it of debris and reshape the river's banks by the Works Progress Administration. Okmulgee County, Oklahoma.

1347. Malaria control project on Greasy Creek, built by the Works Progress Administration. Okmulgee County, Oklahoma.

1348. Okmulgee Negro School, a single story stone school built by the Works Progress Administration. Okmulgee County, Oklahoma.

1349. A single story stone school built by the Works Progress Administration. Schulter, Okmulgee County, Oklahoma.

1350. A single story stone armory built by the Works Progress Administration. Beggs, Okmulgee County, Oklahoma.

1351. A single story stone armory built by the Works Progress Administration. Okmulgee, Okmulgee County, Oklahoma.

1352. Fourteen-inch water line being laid by the Works Progress Administration. Okmulgee, Okmulgee County, Oklahoma.

1353. Lake Okmulgee parking area built by the Works Progress Administration. Okmulgee County, Oklahoma.

1354. Boat house at Lake Okmulgee built by the Works Progress Administration. Okmulgee County, Oklahoma.

1355. Osage Memorial Building, a single story stone museum built by the Works Progress Administration. Pawhuska, Osage County, Oklahoma.

1356. Indian artifacts displayed inside the Osage Memorial Building built by the Works Progress Administration. Pawhuska, Osage County, Oklahoma

1357. Armory, a single story stone building built by the Works Progress Administration. Pawhuska, Osage County, Oklahoma.

1358. A single story stone armory built by the Works Progress Administration. Hominy, Osage County, Oklahoma.

1359. Swimming pool under construction by the Works Progress Administration. Cleveland, Osage County, Oklahoma.

1360. Swimming pool built by the Works Progress Administration. Cleveland, Osage County, Oklahoma.

1361. Stadium built by the Works Progress Administration. Fairfax, Osage County, Oklahoma.

1362. Hominy dam under construction by the Works Progress Administration. Osage County, Oklahoma.

1363-1364. A single story stone school built by the Works Progress Administration. Barnsdall, Osage County, Oklahoma.

1365. Pawhuska Lake built by the Works Progress Administration. Osage County, Oklahoma.

1366. Pawhuska Fish Hatchery built by the Works Progress Administration. Osage County, Oklahoma.

1367-1368. A single story stone school built by the Works Progress Administration. Wyandotte, Ottawa County, Oklahoma.

1369-1370. Low water dam built by the Works Progress Administration. in 1936. Ottawa County, Oklahoma.

1371. A single story stone armory built by the Works Progress Administration. Pawnee, Pawnee County, Oklahoma.

1372. A brick stadium built by the Works Progress Administration. at the Oklahoma A. and M. College, Stillwater, Payne County, Oklahoma.

1373. Steel bleachers built by the Works Progress Administration. at the Oklahoma A. and M. College Stadium. Stillwater, Payne County, Oklahoma.

1374. A single story stone armory built by the Works Progress Administration. Cushing, Payne County, Oklahoma.

1375. A single story stone armory built by the Works Progress Administration. Stillwater, Payne County, Oklahoma.

1376-1377. Hutches on a quail farm built by the Works Progress Administration. Lake Blackwell, Payne County, Oklahoma.

1378-1379. Lake Blackwell built by the Works Progress Administration. Payne County, Oklahoma.

1380. Stillwater Post Office landscaping underway by Works Progress Administration workers. Stillwater, Payne County, Oklahoma.

1381. Cushing High School, a three-story brick building built by the Works Progress Administration. Cushing, Payne County, Oklahoma.

1382. A single story stone building built by the Works Progress Administration in Jeff Lee park. McAlester, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma.

1383. Outdoor pavilion at Jeff Lee Park built by the Works Progress Administration. McAlester, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma.

1384. Swimming pool at Jeff Lee Park built by the Works Progress Administration. McAlester, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma.

1385. Dam at Krebs Lake built by the Works Progress Administration. Pittsburg County, Oklahoma.

1386. Airplane hangar built by the Works Progress Administration at the McAlester Airport. Pittsburg County, Oklahoma.

1387. A horse going by a single story brick school built by the Works Progress Administration. Kiowa, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma.

1388. Haywood Negro School, a single story brick school built by the Works Progress Administration in 1936. Haywood, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma.

1389. Canadian Consolidated School, a single story stone school built by the Works Progress Administration. Canadian, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma.

1390-1391. Ditches built as part of a malaria control project by the Works Progress Administration. Kiowa, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma. Works Progress Administration

1392. Low water dam, a Works Progress Administration project in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma.

1393. Low water bridge built by the Works Progress Administration in Pittsburg, County, Oklahoma.

1394. A single story stone armory built by the Works Progress Administration. McAlester, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma.

1395.A two-story stone gymnasium built by the Works Progress Administration. Haileyville, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma.

1396. A single story brick school built by the Works Progress Administration. Kiowa, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma.

1397. A brick single story school built by the Works Progress Administration. Pittsburg, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma.

1398-1399. A single story stone armory built by the Works Progress Administration. Ada, Pontotoc County, Oklahoma.

1400. Lulu Wing School, a single story stone school built by the Works Progress Administration. in Pontotoc county, Oklahoma.

1401-1402. Swimming pool built by the Works Progress Administration. Shawnee, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma.

1403. A concrete stadium built by the Works Progress Administration. Shawnee, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma.

1404. Tecumseh Community Building built by the Works Progress Administration. Tecumseh, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma.

1405. Dunbar School, a two-story building built by the Works Progress Administration. Shawnee, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma.

1406-1407. A drainage ditch, part of a Works Progress Administration sanitation project. Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma.

1408. Dilapidated outhouses in Shawnee prior to Works Progress Administration project. Shawnee, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma.

1409. Outhouses built by the Works Progress Administration at a stadium in Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma.

1410. Clayton Dam under construction by the Works Progress Administration. Pushmataha County, Oklahoma.

1411. Clayton Lake built by the Works Progress Administration. Pushmataha County, Oklahoma.

1412. A single story stone school built by the Works Progress Administration. Clayton, Pushmataha County, Oklahoma.

1413. Brantley School, a single story stone building built by the Works Progress Administration. Antlers, Pushmataha County, Oklahoma.

1414. Low water dam built by the Works Progress Administration. Pushmataha County, Oklahoma.

1415. Hammon High School, a single story stone school built by the Works Progress Administration. Hammon, Roger Mills County, Oklahoma.

1416. A single story brick school built by the Works Progress Administration. Strong City, Roger Mills County, Oklahoma.

1417. A single story brick school built by the Works Progress Administration. Berlin Roger Mills County, Oklahoma.

1418. A single story stone school built by the Works Progress Administration. Cheyenne, Roger Mills County, Oklahoma.

1419. A single story brick school built by the Works Progress Administration. Reydon, Roger Mills County, Oklahoma.

1420. Claremore Courthouse, a three-story brick building built by the Works Progress Administration. Claremore, Rogers County, Oklahoma.

1421-1422. Culverts built by the Works Progress Administration. Rogers County, Oklahoma.

1423. Street repairs conducted by the Works Progress Administration. Chelsea, Rogers County, Oklahoma.

1424. Bray Low Water Dam built by the Works Progress Administration. Rogers County, Oklahoma.

1425. Harmony School, a single story stone school built by the Works Progress Administration. Rogers County, Oklahoma.

1426. A stone single story school built by the Works Progress Administration. Inola, Rogers County, Oklahoma.

1427. Will Rogers Memorial Library, a single story stone building built by the Works Progress Administration. Claremore, Rogers County, Oklahoma.

1428. Biplane at Will Rogers Airport built by the Works Progress Administration. Claremore, Rogers County, Oklahoma.

1429. Soldiers lined up in front of an armory built by the Works Progress Administration. Claremore, Rogers County, Oklahoma.

1430. A stone single story school built by the Works Progress Administration. Talala, Rogers County, Oklahoma.

1431. A line of trees above a stream bank reinforced with rock. Rogers County, Oklahoma.

1432. Farm to market road constructed by the Works Progress Administration. Rogers County, Oklahoma.

1433. Beginning construction on a stadium at the Oklahoma Military Academy, Claremore, Rogers County, Oklahoma.

1434. A double story stone gymnasium built by the Works Progress Administration. Seminole, Seminole County, Oklahoma.

1435. A single story stone armory built by the Works Progress Administration. Konowa, Seminole County, Oklahoma.

1436. Central Consolidated School, a single story brick school built by the Works Progress Administration. Seminole County, Oklahoma.

1437. Cromwell Consolidated School, a single story brick structure built by the Works Progress Administration. Cromwell, Seminole County, Oklahoma.

1438. Wewoka Armory, a brick single story armory built by the Works Progress Administration. Wewoka, Seminole County, Oklahoma.

1439. Wewoka Community Building, a wood and stone building built by the Works Progress Administration. Wewoka, Seminole County, Oklahoma.

1440. Stone building built by the Works Progress Administration at the Wewoka Fairgrounds, Seminole County, Oklahoma.

1441. Stone building under construction by the Works Progress Administration at the Wewoka Fairgrounds, Seminole County, Oklahoma.

1442. Works Progress Administration. workers building a road. Seminole, Seminole County, Oklahoma.

1443. A single story stone school built by the Works Progress Administration. Vian, Sequoyah County, Oklahoma.

1444. Sequoyah Memorial under construction by the Works Progress Administration. Sequoyah County, Oklahoma.

1445-1447. Sequoyah Memorial built by the Works Progress Administration. Sequoyah County, Oklahoma.

1448. A single story stone school built by the Works Progress Administration. Roland, Sequoyah County, Oklahoma.

1449. A gymnasium under construction by the Works Progress Administration. Roland, Sequoyah County, Oklahoma.

1450. Little Vian Dam, a low water dam built by the Works Progress Administration. Sequoyah County, Oklahoma.

1451. A two-story stone gymnasium built by the Works Progress Administration. Muldrow, Sequoyah County, Oklahoma.

1452. A two-story stone school built by the Works Progress Administration. Sallisaw, Sequoyah County, Oklahoma.

1453. A single story stone school built by the Works Progress Administration. Gore, Sequoyah County, Oklahoma.

1454. A single story stone building built by the Works Progress Administration and used as a coal shed. Sequoyah County, Oklahoma.

1455. A single story stone school built by the Works Progress Administration. Sequoyah County, Oklahoma.

1456. A single story stone school built by the W.P.A Gans, Sequoyah County, Oklahoma.

1457-1459. A building constructed by the Works Progress Administration in Fuqua Park, Duncan, Stephens County, Oklahoma.

1460. A stone platform constructed by the Works Progress Administration at Fuqua Park, Duncan, Stephens County, Oklahoma.

1461. Duncan Auditorium, a two-story brick building by the Works Progress Administration. Duncan, Stephens County, Oklahoma.

1462. A single story brick building built by the Works Progress Administration. Marlow, Stephens County, Oklahoma.

1463. Duncan Lake Dam built by the Works Progress Administration. Stephens County, Oklahoma.

1464. Comanche Lake, a Works Progress Administration project in Stephens County, Oklahoma.

1465. North Canadian River Bridge, a concrete bridge built by the Works Progress Administration. Texas County, Oklahoma.

1466. Caliche Road, a dirt road built by the Works Progress Administration. Texas County, Oklahoma.

1467. Street improvements made by the Works Progress Administration. Hooker, Texas County, Oklahoma.

1468. Frederick Cemetery, a Works Progress Administration project. Frederick, Tillman County, Oklahoma.

1469. Cars parked outside of a brick warehouse built by the Works Progress Administration. Frederick, Tillman County, Oklahoma.

1470. A street paved by the Works Progress Administration. Tipton, Tillman County, Oklahoma.

1471. A storm cellar built by the Works Progress Administration. Tipton, Tillman County, Oklahoma.

1472. Frederick High School, a two-story brick school built by the Works Progress Administration. Frederick, Tillman County, Oklahoma.

1473. Entrance and dressing facilities at a swimming pool built by the Works Progress Administration. Frederick, Tillman County, Oklahoma.

1474. A crowd of people at an empty swimming pool just completed by the Works Progress Administration. Frederick, Tillman County, Oklahoma.

1475. A man diving as others watch at a swimming pool built by the Works Progress Administration. Frederick, Tillman County, Oklahoma.

1476. Sand Springs Road under construction by Works Progress Administration workers. Tulsa County, Oklahoma.

1477-1480. Works Progress Administration exhibits at the Tri-State Fair, Tulsa County, Oklahoma.

1481-1482. Street paving by the Works Progress Administration at Tulsa University. Tulsa, Oklahoma.

1483. Sand Springs School, a single story brick school built by the Works Progress Administration. Sand Springs, Tulsa County, Oklahoma.

1484. Snake Creek School, a single story stone school built by the Works Progress Administration. Tulsa County, Oklahoma.

1485. Tulsa Airport construction by the Works Progress Administration. Tulsa, Oklahoma.

1486. Works Progress Administration workers building a runway at the Tulsa Airport, Tulsa, Oklahoma

1487-1488. Sewer lines being constructed by Works Progress Administration workers Tulsa, Oklahoma.

1489. Streets built by the Works Progress Administration. Broken Arrow, Tulsa County, Oklahoma.

1490. Cars parked on either side of street car tracks built by the Works Progress Administration. Tulsa, Oklahoma.

1491. A road under construction by Works Progress Administration workers. Tulsa County, Oklahoma.

1492. Black Works Progress Administration. workers building a road in Sand Springs. Tulsa County, Oklahoma.

1493-1494. Removal of street car tracks and street repaving by Works Progress Administration workers. Tulsa, Oklahoma.

1495-1496. Works Progress Administration. workers changing the channel of Bird Creek. Tulsa County, Oklahoma.

1497. Carver Negro Stadium, a concrete stadium built by the Works Progress Administration. Tulsa, Oklahoma.

1498. A two-story stone gymnasium built by the Works Progress Administration. Jenks, Tulsa County, Oklahoma.

1499. A stone wall being built by Works Progress Administration. workers. Jenks, Tulsa County, Oklahoma.

1500-1501. A brick school built by the Works Progress Administration. Wagoner, Wagoner County, Oklahoma.

1502. A single story stone armory built by the Works Progress Administration. Wagoner, Wagoner County, Oklahoma.

1503. A single story stucco multi-unit teacherage built by the Works Progress Administration. Porter, Wagoner County, Oklahoma.

1504. Bar-Dew Lake, a Works Progress Administration project in Washington County, Oklahoma.

1505. Bar-Dew Lake spillway, a Works Progress Administration project in Washington County, Oklahoma.

1506. Works Progress Administration workers clearing brush at the site of Bar-Dew Lake. Washington County, Oklahoma.

1507. A single story brick school built by the Works Progress Administration. Dill City, Washita County, Oklahoma.

1508. Swimming pool built by the Works Progress Administration. Cordell, Washita County, Oklahoma.

1509. A brick gymnasium built by the Works Progress Administration. Cowden, Washita County, Oklahoma.

1510. Canute High School, a single story brick building built by the Works Progress Administration. Canute, Washita County, Oklahoma.

1511. Children playing outside a single story brick school brick by the Works Progress Administration. Corn, Washita County, Oklahoma.

1512. A single story stone school built by the Works Progress Administration. Cloud Chief, Washita County, Oklahoma.

1513. Tennis courts built by the Works Progress Administration at Northwestern State Teacher's College, Alva, Woods County, Oklahoma.

1514. View of Northwestern State Teacher's College buildings and a dry pond or creek built by the Works Progress Administration. Alva, Woods County, Oklahoma.

1515. A two-story brick armory built by the Works Progress Administration. Alva, Woods County, Oklahoma.

1516. Metal bridge built by the Works Progress Administration in Woods County, Oklahoma.

1517-1518. Woodward Community Building, a two-story stone building built by the Works Progress Administration. Woodward, Woodward County, Oklahoma.

1519. Amphitheater in Woodward city park built by the Works Progress Administration. Woodward County, Oklahoma.

1520. Entrance and dressing facilities for the Woodward swimming pool built by the Works Progress Administration. Woodward County, Oklahoma.

1521-1523. Works Progress Administration workers building streets in Woodward, Oklahoma.

1524. Fort Supply Dam under construction by Works Progress Administration workers in Woodward County, Oklahoma.

1525. A single story brick school built by the Works Progress Administration. Curtis, Woodward County, Oklahoma. 1938.

1526. A single story brick school built by the Works Progress Administration. Mutual Woodward County, Oklahoma.

1527. A swimming pool built by the Works Progress Administration. Mooreland, Woodward County, Oklahoma.

1528. Studio portrait of Elmer Thomas

1529. Elmer Thomas sitting at his desk reading mail.

1530. Elmer Thomas at a banquet standing to the right of the fan.

1531. Glen Johnson, U.S. Representative, 4th District of Oklahoma, seated at his desk. Autographed. Underwood and Underwood photograph.

1532. Studio portrait of Jed Johnson. 1939.

1533. Studio portrait of Jackson Barnett before his marriage.

1534. Studio portrait of Mr. and Mrs. Jackson Barnett just after marriage.

1535. Jackson Barnett's rural frame house just before his marriage.

1536-1537. House built by Mrs. Jackson Barnett before her marriage. Los Angeles, California.

1538. Clarence M. Caldwell, midshipman, U.S. Navy. Pickering Studio photograph.

1539. Lloyd J. Landis, page to Senator Elmer Thomas in Congress. Oversized. Harris and Ewing photograph.

1540. Namee Henridis, cartographer of Indian maps. New York, N.Y. Oversized. Burnell Studio photograph.

1541. Union Equity Cooperative Exchange grain elevators. Enid, Oklahoma. Signed by E. N. Prickett. Oversized.

1542. Mt. Scott Road in the Wichita Mountains. Comanche County, Oklahoma. Oversized.

1543-1544. Law Lawtonka Dam, Comanche County, Oklahoma. Oversized.

1545. A wedding group including Elmer Thomas. Oversized. Harris and Ewing photograph.

1546. Wind angle shot of the Oklahoma state capitol taken from the top of an oil derrick. Derricks and storage tanks dot the scene. Many cars and the Wiley Post Historical Building are also seen. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. May 3, 1939. Oversized. E. J. Banks photograph.

1547. Elmer Thomas at the speaker's table during a radio broadcast. 1942. Oversized. Kenneth Gillis photograph

1548. Penn Zone Association banquet in honor of Elmer Thomas and Harold G. Aron. Governor Clinton Hotel, New York, N.Y. November 16, 1933. Oversized. Century Flashlight photograph.

1549. Aerial view of the Grand River Dam in northeastern Oklahoma. 1941. Oversized.

1550. Comanche County Courthouse. Lawton, Oklahoma. Oversized.

1551. Aerial view of Oklahoma City. On face of photo is written "To Senator Elmer Thomas with good wishes from 'Home.' Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce." Meyer Photo shop. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 1937.

1552-1554. There are no photos for these numbers.

1555. Guests of John F. Kroutil at a Democratic Victory Dinner given in honor of the Oklahoma senatorial and congressional delegation. Hotel Raleigh, Washington, D.C. December 5, 1932. Schultz photograph. There are names of 114 people on the back of this photo.

Photos 1556-1592 come from an unnamed report in the Thomas Collection. The projects were a part of the Western United States Public Works.

1556. Boulder Canyon Project, Arizona-Nevada Interior of Power plant at Boulder Dam. This plant produced 3,200,000,000 kw. hours in 1941 for the war industries of the Southwest.

1557. All-American Canal Project, California. Colorado River water is carried to the highly cultivated Imperial Valley via this canal. The Coachella branch of the canal is under construction.

1558. Gila Project, Arizona. Land such as this is proposed for the guayule rubber program.

1559. Gila Project, Arizona. Concrete lining machine at work on the main canal of the Yuma Mesa Division.

1560. Parker Dam Power Project, Colorado-Arizona. Parker Dam and Power Plant. Three 30,000 kw. units will go into operation this fall, and the fourth in 1943, to meet heavily increased power demands in the Pacific Southwest.

1561. Parker Dam Power Project, Arizona-Colorado. In March the first transformers were being placed in the Parker power plant on the Colorado River. This plant begins operation in 1942.

1562. Parker Dam Power Project, Colorado-Arizona. Lines of the transmission system between Parker Dam and Phoenix. Until the Parker plant goes into operation this fall, the lines carry Boulder power and were built in 1939 when a severe drought reduced the power supply of a wide area in Arizona.

1563. Central Valley Project, California. Artist's drawing of Shasta Dam.

1564. Central Valley Project, California. The power plant at Shasta Dam on the Sacramento River will have a capacity of 375,000 kw. and will begin operation in 1944.

1565. Central Valley Project, California. Artist's drawing.

1566. Central Valley Project, California. Keswick Dam and power plant, being rushed to completion to serve the war industries of Northern California.

1567. Central Valley Project, California. Friant Dam on the San Joaquin River nears completion.

1568. Central Valley Project, California. Stilling basin and valva structure of the outlet to the Madera Canal at Friant Dam.

1569. Central Valley Project, California. Completed section of the Madera Canal in the San Joaquin Valley.

1570. Central Valley Project, California. Irrigated agriculture in the Friant-Kern Canal area contributes to the food supplies of highly populated centers of the Pacific Coast.

1571. Central Valley Project, California. Young tomato plants in the greatest vegetable gardens of the San Joaquin Valley, which will supply fresh produce for the increasing population of the West.

1572. Central Valley Project, California. Irrigated orchards and vineyards in the San Joaquin Valley to be served by the Friant-Kern Canal.

1573. Colorado-Big Thompson Project, Colorado. Green Mountain Dam. The storage of water here will safeguard the supplies of western Colorado, when water is diverted through the Continental Divide Tunnel to the intensely cultivated eastern area. The Green Mountain power plant will begin operation next spring.

1574. Colorado-Big Thompson Project, Colorado. Green Mountain Dam Power Plant to go into production in 1943.

1575. Colorado-Big Thompson Project, Colorado. The Continental Divide Tunnel. Water from western Colorado will pass through here to supply areas badly in need of additional water in order to meet the war food goals.

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