Oliver School - Stamford TXPhoto: Eveline Evans © All Rights Reserved 8/2/2019
Buff Brick building with tower above the entrance with the name “Oliver School”. Decorative cement work around the entrance.
The plaque at entrance says:
ADMINISTRATION OF PUBLIC WORKS
FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT
PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES
HAROLD L. ICKES
ADMINISTRATOR OF PUBLIC WORKS
A passage in Corsicana newspaper article with title of “Texas is Granted Additional Funds for PWA Project” tells us the Stamford was awarded $40,500 in 1938 to build a school.
(https://www.newspapers.com/clip/22014802/multiple_locations_and_items_1938_pwa/) Corsicana Semi-Weekly Light, Corsicana, Texas, 20 Sep 1938.
Plaques at entrance.
Project originally submitted by Eveline Evans on August 4, 2019.
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