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School Improvements – Moorhead MS

Date added: May 24, 2022

Public Works Administration project 4592 was approved 2/21/1934 for a $22,500 loan and $7,719 grant for additions to the Moorhead consolidated school. Construction started 6/8/1934 and was completed 10/10/1934. The project included the construction of a six-room addition and other… read more

School Improvements – Moorhead MS

Date added: April 30, 2022

Public Works Administration project 4592 was approved 2/21/1934 for a $22,500 loan and $7,719 grant for additions to the Moorhead consolidated school. Construction started 6/8/1934 and was completed 10/10/1934. The project included the construction of a six-room addition and other… read more

Street Paving – Waveland MS

Date added: April 26, 2022

A Depression-era street pavement project in Waveland, Mississippi was undertaken with a grant by the Public Works Administration (PWA). Opening bids were advertised for the $49,000 street paving project in Waveland following the approval of the PWA project 4408. The… read more

School -Poplarville MS

Date added: February 19, 2022

Public Works Administration project 4838 was approved 2/21/1934 for the construction of a school in Poplarville. The city received a loan of $14,100 and a grant of $5906. Construction began 6/18/1934 and was completed 12/14/1934 for a total of $19,891…. read more

Sewerage Disposal System – Raymond MS

Date added: February 13, 2022

Public Works Administration project 4653 approved the construction of an extension to the Raymond sewerage system 2/28/1934. A loan of $21,750 and grant of $8,250 was awarded. Construction began June 29, 1934 and was completed October 31, 1934. The project… read more

Street Construction – Moss Point MS

Date added: January 17, 2022

Public Works Administration project 3566 for street construction in Moss Point was approved 4/11/1934 for a $13,500 loan and $4,802 grant. Construction began 11/14/1935 and was completed 6/22/1936.

Sanitary Privies – Tallahatchie County MS

Date added: October 23, 2021

The Works Progress Administration approved a statewide sanitation program for Mississippi in 1935, totaling $390,115.40. The program focused on eliminating typhoid, hookworm and dysentery in 65 of Mississippi’s 82 counties by construction of sanitary toilets (privies) for homes and buildings… read more

Recreational Building: Naval Reserve Park – Biloxi MS

Date added: October 17, 2021

The National Youth Administration built a recreational hall at the Naval Reserve Parkin Biloxi in 1938 as W.P. 4380. They also planted rose bushes, cedar trees, and dog wood trees and numerous flower beds along with the construction of the… read more

L. C. Hatcher Elementary School – Lucedale MS

Date added: October 9, 2021

The one-story Art Deco school building currently used as the elementary school was constructed as Public Works Administration project 4789 as the new high school in Lucedale. The project was approved 3/7/1934 for a loan of $30,500 and grant of… read more

Water Works – Magnolia MS

Date added: October 9, 2021

Public Works Administration project 5487 was approved 4/4/1934 for water works project in Magnolia. The city received a loan of $10,500 and grant for $3,874 to improve the water works system constructed in 1905. Construction began 7/9/1934 and was completed12/22/1934… read more

Red Banks Drainage District -Marshall and DeSoto Counties MS

Date added: October 6, 2021

The Reconstruction Finance Corporation provided 22 loans to drainage districts in Mississippi in 1934, totaling $2,726,150. The Red Banks district received $26,000. From the Coldwater River, Byhalia Creek, Red Banks Creek, and a canal 11 miles long ran through the… read more

Field Experiment Station (former) – Meridian MS

Date added: September 26, 2021

The station was begun in the 1931 as a fruit and vegetable research station. From 1933-1935, the site was expanded and new buildings constructed. The buildings were built by Public Works Administration from 1933 to 1935 with an allotment of… read more

Electric Power Plant and Distribution – Aberdeen MS

Date added: September 25, 2021

Public Works Administration (PWA) 1203 approved a loan of $66,000 and grant of $54,000 for a new electric power plant. The project was approved 11/14/1935. Construction began 10/10/1938 and was completed 10/4/1939. The delay between approval and construction was due… read more