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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.
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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