South Junior High School (former) – Abilene TX

Description

Abilene’s South Junior High School, renamed Jefferson Middle School during the 1980s, was a 1942 WPA project. No longer a middle school, the building has “been used while other Abilene Independent School District campuses [are] renovated.”

Source notes

http://www.reporternews.com/news/2009/jun/21/wpa-projects-helped-during-hard-times/

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on January 14, 2014.

We welcome contributions of additional information on any New Deal project site.

SUBMIT MORE INFORMATION OR PHOTOGRAPHS FOR THIS SITE

Location Info


Abilene, TX 79602

Coordinates: 32.43067, -99.744050

2 comments on “South Junior High School (former) – Abilene TX

  1. David Bennett

    South Junior High had already changed its name by mid-1975. It was then known as Jefferson Junior High School. When Texas went to the middle school system, it became Jefferson Middle School.

  2. David Bennett

    Per a comment on https://www.facebook.com/pg/HistoryInPlainSight/posts/,

    “On June 9, 1960, Abilene school trustees adopted names for six new schools. South Junior became Thomas Jefferson Junior High…”

Leave a Reply

Before leaving a comment, please note:

  • Comments allow viewers to share information with others or alert us to errors or changes in a New Deal site.
  • We are not involved in the management of New Deal sites and have no information about visits, hours or rentals.
  • This page shows all the information we have for this site; if you have new information or photos to share, click below.

SUBMIT MORE INFORMATION OR PHOTOGRAPHS FOR THIS SITE

We welcome contributions of additional information on any New Deal project site.

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.