Jones College: Vocational Building – Ellisville MS

Description

Work was begun on the vocational building for the Jones County Agricultural High School and Junior College campus in February 1936. The building was a one story, 124 x 155 feet building constructed of concrete, glass, steel and wood, costing approximately $32,000, and employing 75 workers. Supervising architect was T. R. Hearon. The new building was dedicated at Homecoming, November 1936. The status of the building is unknown, but does not appear to be extant on maps.

Source notes

Vocational work building started. (Feb 3, 1936). Clarion-Ledger, p. 3.
Ellisville Homecoming plans complete. (Nov 12, 1936). Hattiesburg American, p. 9.

Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on September 5, 2022.

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Location Info


900 S Court Street
Ellisville, Mississippi 39437

Coordinates: 31.59812, -89.19984

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