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Canadian County Jail

Canadian County Jail

In March 1905, the Commercial Club submitted a petition to the County Commissioners requesting a new county jail. A month later a resolution was passed to erect a brand new jail but the location was...

Clinton-Sherman Air Force Base

Clinton-Sherman Air Force Base

Clinton Naval Air Station After eight months of construction on the alfalfa fields just south of Foss the war project was finally complete and the Clinton Naval Air Station was activated on June 1...

squaw drive in

Squaw Drive-In

The unfortunately named Squaw Drive-In Theater is located on Historic Route 66. The word is used as a slur towards indigenous people, why this name was chosen as the name is unknown but nevertheless...

nelagoney jail

Nelagoney Jail

As many of you may know by now, I have been on a mission for the last year and a half to document as many tiny jails across the Midwest as possible. So far, I have documented over 150, with even more...

okc jail

Oklahoma City Police Headquarters

The need for a brand new jail in Oklahoma City and Police Headquarters started being discussed in mid-1935. With a growing city in the middle of the midwest and full of outlaws and bandits, the need...

eagle city gym

Eagle City Gym

The Eagle City Gym and community building sits lonely in the small town. Constructed in 1936 with $1,170 of money appropriated by the WPA, the structure reminds me of a buff brick version of the...

Walker Consolidated School No. 3

Walker Consolidated School No. 3

In February 1939 citizens of the Walker Consolidated School No. 3 voted to allow a $12,000 bond for the construction of a new handsome structure. The WPA approved the project and designed a one-story...

tsa-la-gi amphitheater

Tsa-La-Gi Amphitheater

Tsa-La-Gi Amphitheater was the second of a four-phase Cherokee Cultural Center on 44 acres in Tahlequah Oklahoma. The amphitheater was designed by CHC co-founder Charles “Chief” Boyd who...

Hollister School Facade

Hollister School Facade

The start of 1922 came with great news for the growing town of Hollister Oklahoma. A new consolidated school building would be constructed by next year with cost estimates falling around $30,000...

capitol hill general hospital

Capitol Hill General Hospital

Capitol City Hospital Clinic/Samaritan Hospital Oklahoma City’s population boomed throughout the 1920s and 1930s. This resulted in many suburbs of the city being created including what would be...

alma school

Alma School

Alma High School was a WPA project that started around January 1940 and one that the whole town was proud of. It was built to replace the former Alma School that was fifteen years old. The structure...

blackwell depot

Santa Fe Depot – Blackwell

The Santa Fe Depot located in Blackwell Oklahoma is a perfect example of the brick depots that were constructed more elegantly for the county seat holders. While it isn’t anymore, Blackwell did...

Trail Drive-In Theatre

Trail Drive-In Theatre

Built in 1950 around the same time that the nearby Enid Drive-In was constructed the Trail Theatre was a single screen drive-in with a 400 car capacity. The Trail Drive-In Theatre is located south of...

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