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ID Number 96001489
Historic Name POCASSET GYMNASIUM
Description of Significance A ONE-STORY, RECTANGULAR BUILDING TOPPED BY A DOMED, ASPHALT COVERED ROOF BUILT UNDER THE WORKS PROGRESS ADMINISTRATION. IMPORTANT DUE TO THE THOUGHT OF EDUCATING STUDENTS BODIES AS WELL AS THEIR MINDS. LISTED IN THE NATIONAL REGISTER, 12/13/1996.
Current Name SAME
Address 1/2 MILE SOUTH OF JUCT OF DUTTON ROAD AND SH-81
City POCASSET
County GRADY
Lot
Block 21
Current Section 5, SE4
Township 8N
Range 7W
Type BUILDING
Historic Function EDUCATION
Current Function RECREATION
Area Signficance 1 ARCHITECTURE
Area Significance 2 ECONOMICS
Date Prepared 4/1996
Year Built 1940
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder WALTER T. VAHLBERG - ARCHITECT / WPA - BUILDER
Architectural Style OTHER (WPA STANDARDIZED STYLE)
Roof Material ASPHALT
Wall Material STONE
Window Material METAL
Door Material METAL
Decorative Details
Condition GOOD
Comments DOCUMENTATION SOURCES: (CONT) GWEN JACKSON, "THE HISTORY OF AMBER-POCASSET", AMBER-POCASSET SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION, 4/1993; THE MINCO MINSTREL: 4/18/1940, 8/8/1940, 9/5/1940, 11/14/1940, 4/10/1941, AND 5/1/1941; "POCASSET, OKLAHOMA", STRUM'S MAGAZINE 7:6 (FEBRUARY 1909), P.75; JUANITA REVELLE, "GRADY COUNTY REFERENCE", OHS VERTICAL FILES; WILLIAM E SALTER, "ROCKY RIDGE: GRADY COUNTY SUPPLEMENT REPORT", 1936, OHS VERTICAL FILES; GEORGE H. SHIRK, OKLAHOMA PLACE NAMES, NORMAN:UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA PRESS, 1981; CYNTHIA SMELKER AND BILL BRYANS, MULTIPLE PROPERTY DOCUMENT, "WORKS PROGRESS ADMINISTRATION RESOURCE IN LINCOLN COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, 1996.
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