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Elementary School – Port Gibson MS

Date added: September 6, 2021

The one-story Colonial Revival brick building was constructed by a $14,318 grant from Public Works Administration approved 9/26/1938. Construction began 12/19/1938 and was completed 7/29/1939 for a total cost of $31,585. Edgar Lucian Malvaney designed the building and it was… read more

Hinds Community College: Central Dormitory – Raymond MS

Date added: September 6, 2021

PWA project W1183 constructed a boys’ dormitory and boys’ gymnasium for the Hinds County Junior College in 1938. A grant for $151,986 was approved June 22, 1938 toward the total cost of $322,153. Construction started November 14, 1938 and was… read more

Hinds Community College: Denton Gymnasium – Raymond MS

Date added: September 6, 2021

Public Works Administration project W1183 constructed a boys’ dormitory and boys’ gymnasium. A grant for $151,986 was approved June 22, 1938 toward the total cost of $322,153. Construction started November 14, 1938 and was completed December 4, 1939. The Denton… read more

Murphy-Slater Ferry Highway – Washington County MS

Date added: September 5, 2021

Public Works Administration project 1307 was awarded to Washington County following approval 2/21/1934. A loan in the amount of $400,000 and a grant of $161,149 enabled the construction a number of gravel roads throughout the county. Bids were advertised in… read more

School Gymnasium – Cary MS

Date added: September 5, 2021

Public Works Administration project 1313 for Sharkey County school was approved 11/14/1933 for a new gymnasium at the Cary Line Consolidated School. The county received a loan of $5096 and grant of $1730 for a total of $6230 toward the… read more

High School – Walnut MS

Date added: September 5, 2021

Tippah County school at Walnut, received a $9800 loan and$6216 grant from Public Works Administration project 2713 for construction of a new school building after the old one burned in March 1933. The project was approved December 26, 1933. Construction… read more

School (former) – Woodland MS

Date added: September 1, 2021

Public Works Administration project 5288 funded the Woodland school with a loan of $8700 and grant of $3300, approved 3/21/1934. Construction of the one-story, brick building began 10/29/1934 and was completed 3/9/1935. The school closed in 1986 and sold the… read more

School – Houlka MS

Date added: August 31, 2021

Pubic Works Administration project 2530 was approved 1/9/1934 for construction of a school in Houlka. The loan was $24,300 and grant $9306 for a total of $33,606. Construction began 6/16/1934 and was completed 1/191935 for a final total of $36,611…. read more

Disposal Plant – Corinth MS

Date added: August 31, 2021

The Public Works Administration project 1408 provided a grant of $20,250 for disposal plant for the city of Corinth. The project was approved 10/2/1936, construction started 1/18/1937, and was completed 6/12/1937 for a total cost of $46,505. WPA provided an… read more

Hollandale-Yerger (Darlove) Road – Washington County MS

Date added: August 29, 2021

Public Works Administration project 1307 for completion of gravel roads, bridges, and drainage was approved for Washington County 2/21/1934. A loan in the amount of $400,000 and a grant for $161,149 funded construction of 8.503 miles of the road between… read more

Winterville-Priscilla Highway – Washington County MS

Date added: August 27, 2021

PWA 1307 provided a loan of $400,000 and grant of $161,149 to complete gravel roads throughout the county. Bids were advertised in September 1934 for construction of grading, drainage structures and bridges and gravel surfacing on 5.533 miles of the… read more

Bernard Lown Peace Bridge – Lewiston ME

Date added: August 22, 2021

One of the 26 bridges in Maine that were destroyed or damaged by the 1936 flood and rebuilt by the US Works Program Flood Relief projects and were handled under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Public Roads, US Dept…. read more

Somesville Bridge – Saco ME

Date added: August 22, 2021

Somesville Bridge is a 340 ft long 5 span continuous steel girder bridge that spans the northerly branch of the Saco River between the cities of Saco and Biddeford in York County. This was one of 26 bridges that were… read more

Bullseye Bridge – Bangor ME

Date added: August 22, 2021

One of the 26 bridges that were destroyed or damaged by the 1936 flood. A Maine Highway report notes that the reconstruction of these bridges was a U.S. Works Program Flood Relief project and were handled under the jurisdiction of… read more

Public School Murals – Ocean Springs MS

Date added: August 22, 2021

Walter Inglis Anderson and his brother, James McConnell Anderson were commissioned in 1935 to create murals for the 1927 Ocean Springs Public High School as part of the Public Works of Art Project. “Ocean Springs: Past and Present” was a… read more