Joseph H. Brown Elementary School – Philadelphia PA

Description

Joseph H. Brown Elementary School was constructed as a New Deal project in 1937. The Public Works Administration (PWA) provided a $269,100 grant for the project, whose total cost was $516,456. PWA Docket No. [W]1584.

“The [PWA] project calls for construction of new elementary school building at 66th street and Chester avenue. It will be a three-story “L” shaped structure. The federal government contributed $269,100.”

Source notes

National Archives: Record Group 135: Public Works Administration; Projects Control Division; Entry 52: Indices to Non-Federal Projects; Report No. 5: Status of All Completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects, page 35.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_H._Brown_Elementary_School

Wilkes-Barre Times Leader, the Evening News: November 27, 1936 (pg. 38). https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/138167799/ (accessed Mar. 2018)

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on March 22, 2018.

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Location Info


2401 South 67th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19142

Coordinates: 39.921816, -75.233959

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