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Entrance to Norman City Park 8/20/1944
Creator: Heffner, Roy E.
Date Created: 1944-08-20

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The entrance to Norman City Park, now Andrews Park, in 1944.
Date Created: 1944-08-20

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A full version of the interview of Professor Robert Goins.
Date Created: 2015-10-20

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The windows were removed from the New Deal era bath houses to make picnic and shelter areas once the wading pool was no longer in use.
Creator: Lemons, Cindy
Date Created: 2015-10

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This video is about Cindy Lemons' oral history interview with Professor Robert Goins in Norman, Oklahoma.
Creator: Lemons, Cindy
Date Created: 2015-10-21

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This is a photo of the caretaker, James A. Andrews, of Norman City Park for 30 years. It was later renamed Abe Andrews Park in 1956.
Creator: Lemons, Cindy
Date Created: 2015-10

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This is a statue of the caretaker who had provided those services for 30 years for which the park was named. It was later changed to Andrews Park in 1956. A chainsaw was used to carve the statue from a tree.
Creator: Lemons, Cindy
Date Created: 2015-10

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Bridges and drainage ditches completed by the WPA and NYA funding and labor.
Creator: Lemons, Cindy
Date Created: 2015-10

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This is the Pavillion built at Abe Andrews Park under the New Deal and is reserved for many activities from reunions to picnics to meetings. The fireplace is on the other side where there is a covered area and bathrooms for use as well.
Creator: Lemons, Cindy
Date Created: 2015-10

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These are pictures of the bridges and part of the drainage ditch that were built by the WPA during the Great Depression under the New Deal. Young men were able to work through the National Youth Administration (NYA) and participated in the building…
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