Public Works Administration project 1251 was for Itawamba County school construction. The project for the Carolina Consolidated School near Fulton was approved January 1, 1934 in the amount of a $4,370 loan and a $1,860 grant. Construction began June 20, 1934 and was completed September 12, 1934 for a total cost of $8,003. The former Carolina community school was destroyed in 1932. The building remains in use as the Carolina Community Center and regular activities are held in the building.
Report No. 5. Status of Completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects. Region No. 3 Mississippi. (January 3, 1940). Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works Project Division, p. 104.
Mississippi is awarded 11 million dollars on Public Works projects. (Aug. 13, 1934). Clarion-Ledger, p. 10.
PWA aided in construction of 228 school buildings in state; complete list given. (Sep. 25, 1939). Clarion-Ledger, p. 10.
Mississippi Department of Archives & History. Historic Resources Inventory, 057-FUL-5102.1-ML. Retrieved August 21, 2021 from: https://www.apps.mdah.ms.gov/Public/rpt.aspx?rpt=publicPropSearch&Name=&StreetNo=&StreetName=&City=Any&County=Itawamba
Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on August 22, 2021.
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