Oliver School – Stamford TX

Project type: Schools, Education and Health
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Description

Buff Brick building with tower above the entrance with the name “Oliver School”. Decorative cement work around the entrance.

The plaque at entrance says:
“FEDERAL EMERGENCY
ADMINISTRATION OF PUBLIC WORKS
FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT
PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES
HAROLD L. ICKES
ADMINISTRATOR OF PUBLIC WORKS
OLIVER SCHOOL
1939”

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.

Source notes

(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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Location Info


300 E Oliver St.
Stamford, Texas 79553

Location notes: 32.94738, -99.79834

Coordinates: 32.9475378, -99.80029630000001

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