School – Cross Roads MS

Description

The Civil Works Administration approved and funded a number of projects in Mississippi in late 1933, primarily school buildings. Approval for construction of a new school building in Cross Roads was authorized and construction was underway in September. By December 12, 3 men were employed for $230, and an additional 14 men employed for $982 by the 24th.

Source notes

Rankin School formally opens: Projects receiving fund approval. Clarion-Ledger, Sep. 5, 1933, p. 8.

CWA Board gives man new approvals Monday. Clarion Ledger, Dec. 12, 1933, p. 2, 16.

Employment in Rankin gets boost by approval of CWA projects. Clarion-Ledger, Dec. 24, 1933, p. 14.

Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on January 13, 2019.

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Location Info


1899-1223 MS Hwy. 43
Pelahacie, Mississippi 39145

Location notes: Approximate location 32.248333; -89.769722 at the Crossroads Road and Gray Road Intersection on Hwy. 43, Cross Roads community.

Coordinates: 32.248333, -89.769722

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