School Administration Building Addition – Oakland MS

Description

The Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works built a School Administration Building Addition in Oakland MS.

The addition to the Oakland 1909 school was project 1317, approved 8/12/1938 for a grant of $19,018. Architect was N. W. Overstreet and A. H. Town. The first contract was awarded 11/4/1938 and construction started 12/21/1938. It was completed 9/9/1939 for a total cost of $39,807.

Source notes

Report No. 5, Status of Completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects, Region No. 3, Mississippi. (January 3, 1940). Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works, p. 106.

Mississippi Department of Archives & History, Historic Resources Inventory, Oakland. Retrieved July 2019. Inventory: 161-OAK-0004.1-X, Oakland School (White) Complex, Administration Building.

School Receives PWA Grant. (Aug. 13, 1938). Greenwood Commonwealth, p. 1.

Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on July 7, 2019.

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Location Info


Locust and Walnut St.
Oakland, MS 38948

Location notes: Site located in center of block, bounded by Locust and Walnut, Cedar and Hickory.

Coordinates: 34.056534, -89.91742092460629

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