High School – Hazlehurst MS

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Description

The former Hazlehurst grammar school was PWA project W1077. The project was approved 9/25/1935 and completed 11/10/1936 for a total cost of $50,004. PWA supplied a $27,500 loan and a $22,457 grant. The school was enlarged in 1947, and currently serves as the high school. Work on clearing the lot began January 1936. Contractor was J. R. Flint and architect was E. L. Malvaney.

Source notes

Mississippi Department of Archives and History. Historic Resources Inventory. Hazlehurst Grammar School. Retrieved October 31, 2019 from: https://www.apps.mdah.ms.gov/Public/rpt.aspx?rpt=publicPropSearch&Name=&StreetNo=&StreetName=&City=Hazlehurst&County=Any

Report No. 5. Status of Completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects. Region No. 3 Mississippi. (January 3, 1940). Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works Projects Division, p. 105.

Work is started on new building. (Jan 28, 1936). Clarion-Ledger, p. 2.

Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on November 1, 2019.

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Location Info


101 N. Haley Street
Hazlehurst, Mississippi 39083

Location notes: 31.859640; -90.391660

Coordinates: 31.8602918, -90.39236019999998

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