George S. Gardiner High School (improvements) – Laurel MS

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Description

Works Progress Administration (WPA) funds in the amount of $13,676 were approved for the Laurel Municipal school district to improve buildings, grounds and facilities at the George S. Gardiner High School and Kingston School. The work at Gardiner was for grounds improvements and reconditioning of the track and football practice areas for the 1922 school.

Source notes

Mississippi Department of Archives and History. Historic Resources Inventory, Laurel, (Old) George S. Gardiner High School. Retrieved July 15, 2020 from https://www.apps.mdah.ms.gov/Public/rpt.aspx?rpt=publicPropSearch&Name=&StreetNo=&StreetName=&City=Laurel&County=Any

Laurel School Project Okehed. (Jan 29, 1940). Clarion-Ledger, p. 3.

Four State WPA Jobs Approved. (Jan 31, 1940). Clarion-Ledger, p. 2.

Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on July 16, 2020.

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Location Info


303 W. 8th Street
Laurel, Mississippi 39440

Coordinates: 31.6998615, -89.1286602

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