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A photo of the empty swimming pool at the Mccasland field house while it was being built
Creator: Heffner, Roy E.
Date Created: 193-

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National Guard Armory in Chandler, Oklahoma, a WPA project built between 1936-1937.
Creator: 66postcards.com
Date Created: 193-

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WPA began to construct 9 cat grottoes in 1936 and one year later made grottoes for their bears and elephants as well. The inside of the grottoes were made to look like dens-- covered by concrete to give the illusion of boulders. Although most are no…
Date Created: 1930-1950

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Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper.
Creator: Dalton Savage
Date Created: 1931-06-04

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A picture of the desired area that will be the Lincoln Park Amphitheater. 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 stage…
Creator: Marcus Gonzalez
Date Created: 1934

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Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper.
Creator: Daily Oklahoman
Date Created: 1935-07-07

Oklahoman _ Sunday, November 17, 1935 _ 20.jpg
Sketch of Monkey Island that appeared in The Oklahoman
Creator: The Oklahoman
Date Created: 1935-11-17

Oklahoman _ Sunday, December 01, 1935 _ 33.jpg
Brief article and drawing for new zoo entrance contingent upon WPA allotment
Creator: The Oklahoman
Date Created: 1935-12-01

Oklahoman _ Thursday, December 19, 1935 _ 9.pdf
Article in The Oklahoman about WPA funding for Zoo Renovations
Creator: The Oklahoman
Date Created: 1935-12-19

Oklahoman _ Sunday, November 22, 1936 _ 40.jpg
Article in The Oklahoman about gas and electric heat on Monkey Island. Also mentions other zoo projects including the cat cages, bear pits, elephant house, alligator swamp, and outdoor bird cage.
Creator: The Oklahoman
Date Created: 1936-11-22
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