Auditorium/Elementary Building – Pachuta MS

Description

Penn Jeffries Krouse was the architect for the 1936 one-story school building constructed as Public Works Administration project 1153. A loan of $17,000 and grant of $13,909 was approved 9/25/1935 to construct and equip the school building. Construction began 4/6/1936, and was completed 10/24/1936 for a total of $30,926.

Source notes

Mississippi Department of Archives and History. Historic Resources Inventory #023-PCH-0002.2-X. Retrieved Dec 25, 2019 from:
https://www.apps.mdah.ms.gov/Public/rpt.aspx?rpt=publicPropSearch&Name=&StreetNo=&StreetName=&City=Pachuta&County=Any

PWA Projects for State Amounting to $4,122,097 Are Given Presidential OK. (Oct 1, 1935). Clarion-Ledger, p. 1, 10.

Report No. 5, Status of Completed Non-Federal allotted projects. Region No. 3 Mississippi. (January 3, 1940). Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works Projects Division, p. 105.

Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on December 26, 2019.

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Location Info


East Chestnut and School Street
Pachuta, Mississippi 39347

Location notes: Per MDAH: Latitude (Y): 32.04309959 Longitude (X): -88.88139819

Coordinates: 32.04309959, -88.88139819

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