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The Zoo Amphitheater traces its roots back to 1933, the year its construction began by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), an organization created under President Roosevelt’s Works Projects Administration (WPA) to carry out public works projects…
Date Created: 193-

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This is a blue print for Quarters for Tropical Birds and Animals at the Lincoln Park Zoo.
Creator: Davis, Joseph
Date Created: 193-

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This is the blueprint for the tropical birds and animals building at the Lincoln Park Zoo.
Creator: Davis, Joseph
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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This is a blueprint for the tropical birds and animals' building at the Lincoln Park Zoo. This Blueprint depicts the front of the building and details how external walls would be made.
Creator: Davis, Joseph
Date Created: 1930s

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This is a picture of New Deal workers working on the Monkey Island exhibit that would be a key feature at the Lincoln Park Zoo.
Date Created: 1930s

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This is a picture of the construction of the Cat grottos at the Lincoln Park Zoo. Currently there is no area for lions at the OKC Zoo.
Date Created: 1930s

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This is a picture of the Cat grottos at the Lincoln Park Zoo. Currently there is no area for lions at the OKC Zoo.
Date Created: 1930s

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Photograph of the Big Cat grottos being constructed at the Oklahoma City Zoo.
Date Created: 1930s

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Picture of the Monkey Island exhibit from the front entrance of the Lincoln Park Zoo
Date Created: 1930s
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