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Oklahoman _ Thursday, October 05, 1933 _ 10.jpg
A newspaper article describing the events that are helping shape Lincoln Park. CCC workers brought to help with construction thanks to the New Deal.
Creator: The Oklahoman
Date Created: 1933-10-05

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This is a picture of the construction of the bath house in Lincoln park. The bath house would be used as a public building and later housing for animals at the zoo. Currently, the bath house has undergone remodeling and is the OKC Zoozuem.
Date Created: 1935

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This is a picture of the construction of the bath house in Lincoln park. The bath house would be used as a public building and later housing for animals at the zoo. Currently, the bath house has undergone remodeling and is the OKC Zoozuem.
Date Created: 1935

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A picture of WPA workers at the construction site of the OKC Amphitheatre. The goal was to have seating for over 1,000 people. The Amphitheater was constructed in 1935 by the civilian conservation corps as part of the New Deal programs. The stageā€¦
Date Created: 1935

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The inside of the ZooZeum has undergone an extreme makeover. New tile floors and stained walls match the granite rock rockwork. Although some historical content still are on display, the zoozeum also kind of serves as an additional gift shop.
Date Created: 2015-10

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About 400 men of CCC lived in tents in the area while they worked to put down the groundwork for Lincoln Park, the Oklahoma City Zoo, Zoo Lake and the Zoo Amphitheatre.

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Amy Dee Stephens and Sherri Vance discuss the importance of the Zoo to locals during the 1930s and how the WPA helped the Zoo to survive.
Date Created: 2015-10-21

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Standing next to a WPA dedication, Amy Dee Stephens discusses the movement of CCC Camp 895, which worked on the Zoo projects.
Date Created: 2015-10-21

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Amy Stephens explains the history of ZooZeum and the building's different uses since the 1930s.
Date Created: 2015-10-21
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