Pearl River Community College: Hancock Hall Vocational Building – Poplarville MS

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NYA boys on the Pearl River Junior College campus erected a vocational building, while the girls worked in home economics. Hancock Hall was completed 1938 by the National Youth Administration. The architect was Robert William Naef. The building was destroyed in 1961.

Source notes

Mississippi Department of Archives and History. Historic Resources Inventory, Poplarville 109-POP-0014-X. Retrieved Sept. 12, 2020 from:
https://www.apps.mdah.ms.gov/Public/rpt.aspx?rpt=publicPropSearch&Name=&StreetNo=&StreetName=&City=Poplarville&County=Any

NYA Unit Gets Praise at PRC: 45 students erect new building, do home economics work. (May 8, 1938). Clarion-Ledger, p. 4.

Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on September 24, 2020.

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Location Info


Off River Road
Poplarville, Mississippi 39470

Coordinates: 30.8456611, -89.5439693

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