Public School – Tolar TX

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Description

The completed project, including the local funds and Works Progress Administration money, totals around $37,000.

The structure is built of native stone, it contains eight class rooms, study hall, library, office, text book room and auditorium. Hardwood floors were used throughout. Class rooms included a Home Economics equipped with cabinets, work tales, stoves and machines and a Vocational Agricultural room with a trophy cabinet. Heating provided by seventeen new butane heaters, and a 1,000 gal butane storage tank.

The auditorium has a seating capacity of 500, with room for still more seats. A large stage with dressing rooms, inclined floor and good lighting make another unit in the splendid new structure.

Source notes

The Hood County Tablet - 17 Oct 1940, (https://www.newspapers.com/clip/21823715/the_hood_county_tablet/), clipping on Newpapers.com.

Project originally submitted by Eveline Evans on July 15, 2018.

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Location Info


E 8th St at S Oak St.
Tolar, TX 76476

Coordinates: 32.386617, -97.916296

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