Florida Industrial School for Boys (abandoned): White Dining Hall – Marianna FL

Description

A pair of segregated dining halls at what was then known as the Florida Industrial School for Boys, a reformatory, was constructed in 1936 as a New Deal-aided project. The Public Works Administration (PWA) supplied a $34,389 grant for the project, whose total cost was $84,517. The exact location and status of the buildings on the now-abandoned campus are presently unknown to Living New Deal.

PWA Docket No. FL 1161-R

Source notes

National Archives: Record Group 135: Public Works Administration; Projects Control Division; Entry 52: Indices to Non-Federal Projects; Report No. 5: Status of All Completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects, page 91.

State Archives of Florida, Series 450: PWA Work Project Files, Box 1.

State Archives of Florida, collection P75-294: [State] Institutions, Board of Commissioners, Publicity materials of the Florida Construction Program, (PWA), 1936-1937.

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on March 3, 2018.

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Location Info


Route 276
Marianna, FL

Location notes: Possible coordinates

Coordinates: 30.756772, -85.255669

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