The one-story Art Deco school building currently used as the elementary school was constructed as Public Works Administration project 4789 as the new high school in Lucedale. The project was approved 3/7/1934 for a loan of $30,500 and grant of $10,295. Construction began 6/26/1934 and was completed 2/8/1935 for a total of $40,902.
Report No. 5. Status of Completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects. Region No. 3 Mississippi. (January 3, 1940). Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works Project Division, p. 104.
Mississippi Department of Archives & History. Historic Resources Inventory 039-LUC-0004. Retrieved September 28, 2021 from: https://www.apps.mdah.ms.gov/Public/rpt.aspx?rpt=publicPropSearch&Name=&StreetNo=&StreetName=&City=Lucedale&County=Any
Mississippi is Awarded 11 Million Dollars on Public Works Projects. (Aug. 13, 1934). (Jackson) Clarion-Ledger, p. 10.
PWA Jobs, Both Completed and Planned, are Recorded in Louisiana and Mississippi. (Apr. 15, 1935). The (Laurel) Leader-Call, p. 7.
Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on October 9, 2021.
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