Works Progress Administration Project 41,187 was approved for improvements to campus streets and the athletic field at Pearl River Junior College. The allotment was $31,335 and the sponsor’s fund was $14,582. The Coast Engineering Co., prepared plans for the project, which included paving all driveways, building curbs for sidewalks, grounds beautification, grading, seeding, sodding, tree and shrub planting. The athletic field was enlarged and concrete bleachers were erected.
Plan Improvement Pearl River College. (Jan 12, 1940). Biloxi Daily Herald, p. 6.
Poplarville WPA Project is Approved. (Mar 23, 1940). Clarion-Ledger, p. 1.
Pearl River School WPA Project is OK’ed. (Mar 23, 1940). Biloxi Daily Herald, p. 1.
Poplarville Plans Underpass Opening. (Mar 29, 1940). Biloxi Daily Herald, p. 6.
Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on September 15, 2020.
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