School Annex, Home Economics Building, and Alterations – Savannah MS

Project type: Education and Health, Schools
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Description

Public Works Administration project 3003 was approved 12/28/1933 for a new home economics building, annex to the existing building, and alterations to the existing building in the Savannah community of Pearl River County. A loan of $10,000 and grant of $4,182 was awarded. Vinson Smith, Jr. served as architect. A. Ziegenfelder was the contractor for the one-story brick and stone trim annex and the construction of a brick veneer home economics building. Plumbing, heating, roofing and sheet metal contract was awarded to Hamilton Brothers in the amount of $2,167 and Clark and Griffith received $304.74 for the electrical work. Construction began 5/22/1934 and was completed 8/3/1934. The buildings are no longer extant.

Source notes

Report No. 5, Status of Completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects. (Jan. 3, 1940).

Region No. 3 Mississippi. Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works Projects Division, p. 104.

McComb Semi-Weekly Journal. (Feb 27, 1934). p. 3.

Gulfportians Get Building Contracts. (May 21, 1934). Biloxi Daily Herald, p. 1.

Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on January 17, 2022.

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Location Info


Hwy 53 and Savannah Millard Road
Savannah, Mississippi 39470

Coordinates: 30.738463, -89.489847

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