The Como gymnasium, recreation hall, two classrooms, and kitchen were PWA project W1256, approved June 22, 1938. The estimated cost was $22,727 and a $10,227 grant was awarded toward the project. Construction began August 25, 1938, and was completed February 2, 1939, at a final cost of $22,887. Architect was Edgar Lucien Malvaney.
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Report No. 5, Status of Completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects, Region No. 3, Mississippi. Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works Projects Division, p. 5, January 3, 1940.
Como will begin $10,000 gym soon. (Aug. 12, 1938). Clarion-Ledger, p. 4.
Mississippi Department of Archives & History, Historic Resources Inventory Database, Como.
PWA aided in construction of 228 school buildings in state; Complete list given. (Sept. 25, 1939). Daily Clarion-Ledger, p. 10.
Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on July 5, 2019.
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