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Discussion in 'Photos' started by 5punksdad, Sep 27, 2012.
Valley Summit School. Webbers Falls, Oklahoma. Built by WPA, 1939.
School ruins west of Tamaha, Oklahoma. I couldn't find any info on this one other than a map showing it in 1936.
Spanish Fort, TX
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Tamaha, Oklahoma. WPA 1935. Now the community center.
Kyles Ford School in Hancock County,TN.
Midway School outside of Chouteau, Oklahoma. Now a residence. Two room school built by WPA in 1940, brought modern education to this Amish/Mennonite area replacing a condemned wooden structure.
Had enough Oklahoma schools yet? Here's another:
This one is a couple miles from the previous one and probably replaced it. I absolutely cannot find the name but I remember it being open up into the '90s.
I happened on to this one at Pennington, TX. Wasn't looking for it, so it was a pleasant surprise. A WPA school that is now a private home. This nice lady owns it and had four apartments built inside. She lives in one of them and was gracious enough to show me around a bit and tell me about her home.
Owen School, Park Hill, Oklahoma. 1913-1970, now the community center.
Blackgum, Oklahoma. Built 1934 WPA, closed ca. 1965. Unsolved arson 1989.
A lot of practical lessons were learned on that merry go round.
Including a few broken arms.
Pain is a great teacher.