Rural School in Fajardo"Project S8-B3-5, Fajardo, Construction of rural school "Igualdad." (Submitted by the Insular Government)" National Archives and Records Administration, Record Group 69.3.1.
This rural school was built by the PRRA in Fajardo. The Program of School Construction focused on creating school facilities in rural areas. “During the school year 1937-38, 275 buildings were added to the number available last year, an increase of 479 rooms. The Federal Government authorized the expenditure of $3.000.000 by the Puerto Rico Reconstruction Administration for school buildings. Of the original grant, $1,000,000 has been spent.”
The exact location and status of this facility are unknown to Living New Deal.
National Archives and Records Administration, Record Group 69.3.1 Annual Report of the Department of the Interior, For the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1938, By United States. Dept. of the Interior, Washington: 1938, p. 37-38.
Project originally submitted by Brent McKee on May 3, 2017.
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