Jessieville High School – Jessieville AR

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Description

The Works Progress Administration built a new school in Jessieville for the Jessieville School District No. 45, Garland County. The new school was called Rock School and was built on land donated by the US Forest Service. Construction was completed on July 19, 1936, in time for the beginning of the school year. Enrollment was 180 students. The project cost the District $6,092.18. The WPA provided the labor and 20% of materials.

Source notes

Jessieville School District, by Jimmy D. Johnson, reprinted with permission, 2003, by ARGenWeb.net: (http://www.argenweb.net/garland/jessieville.html), accessed April 19, 2018.

Project originally submitted by Robin Kuykendall on April 19, 2018.

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Location Info


c/o Jessieville School District
Jessieville, AR 71949

Coordinates: 34.7004342, -93.0627637

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