Carrie Stern Elementary School – Greenville MS

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Description

The Georgian Revival style elementary school completed September 9, 1939 was described that year as a “school of tomorrow” by the Democrat-Times. The interior was primarily Art Deco and Streamlined Moderne (MDAH) to reflect modern ideas of teaching. Funded by the city and PWA funds, estimated cost was $151,000.

Source notes

City Elementary School Praised: 'Finest Job Anywhere' says PWA official. (November 17, 1939). The Delta Democrat-Times, p. 1

Carrie Stern Elementary School. Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Historic Resources Inventory database.

Smiling young pupils preview Greenville's "School of Tomorrow". (September 3, 1939). The Delta Democrat Times, p. 9.

Report No. 5. Status of completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects. Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works Projects Division. Mississippi, January 3, 1940, p. 106.

Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on September 13, 2016.

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Location Info


522 McAllister Street
Greenville, MS 38701

Coordinates: 33.400490, -91.048368

2 comments on “Carrie Stern Elementary School – Greenville MS

  1. Timothy Shoemaker

    The address is Greenville, Mississippi, but the coordinates and map show it just north of Greenville, South Carolina.

  2. Evan Kalish

    Thanks, Timothy. That’s embarrassing, and it’s now been fixed!

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