Negro School Buildings – Monticello FL

Description

WPA projects in Jefferson County, Florida included “two three-room and one four-room frame school buildings for Negroes at Monticello, a vocational school at Aucilla, three one-room schools for Negroes in various parts of the county, and five two-room frame school buildings for Negroes at Turkey Scratch, Bunker Hill, Lightsey, and Lamont.”

The locations and status of these buildings are unknown to Living New Deal.

Source notes

"History of Jefferson County," by Jerrell H. Shatner (found at Leroy Collins Leon County Public Library, Tallahassee, FL), pg. 529

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on March 3, 2018.

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Location Info


Monticello, FL

Location notes: General location marker

Coordinates: 30.545, -83.870

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