Projects w1209, w1226-1 and w1226-2 constructed buildings on the campus of then Mississippi State College (now Mississippi State University). The projects were part of a 5-year building program from 1934-1939 totaling $1,424,478. Scott Field (Davis Wade Stadium) was constructed 1938 by I. C. Garber and Sons and Stevens and Johnston architects. Seating capacity was 30,000.
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.
State Stadium Bid is Mailed. (Sep. 11, 1937). Clarion-Ledger, p. 12.
WPA Aiding State’s Stadium Another $17,000 Worth. (Sep. 30, 1937). Clarion-Ledger, p. 1.
Building Work Set at State. (Aug. 9, 1939). Clarion-Ledger, p. 10.
Mississippi Department of Archives & History. Historic Resources Inventory database. Retrieved September 1, 2019 from
Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on September 2, 2019.
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