The former Salem High School (not extant) was constructed by the National Youth Administration (NYA). It served African American students. It was covered in a faux-brick design shingle, pier-and-beam construction, and had two classroom wings with a central auditorium.
Mississippi Department of Archives and History. Series 1513-School Photograph Scrapbooks 1920s-1980s. Item 519. Retrieved from http://mdah.state.ms.us/arrec/digital_archives/series/schoolphotographs/detail/162837 Mississippi Department of Archives and History. Historic Resources Inventory. Retrieved from http://www.apps.mdah.ms.gov/Public/prop.aspx?view=architectural Phay, J. H. (1956). University of Mississippi Bureau of Educational Research. University of Mississippi Libraries, Digital Collection, Archives and Special Collections. Old Salem High School and Shop. Retrieved from http://clio.lib.olemiss.edu/cdm/singleitem/collection/segregation/id/3386/rec/17
Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on November 19, 2015.
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