School – Mossville MS

Description

Mossville classroom building was constructed 1937 with Public Works Administration (PWA) funds as project W1072. A loan for $14,000 was combined with a grant for $11,454, approved 11/14/1935. The contract was awarded 2/10/1936, constructed begun May 7, and completed January 29, 1937. Architect was Edgar Lucian Malvaney. The building was destroyed 1943.

Source notes

Report No. 5, Status of Completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects. Region No. 3, Mississippi. Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works Projects Division. January 3, 1940, p. 105

Mississippi Department of Archives & History, Historic Resources Inventory. Retrieved from www.apps.mdah.ms.gov/Public/prop.aspx?view=architectural
"More state PWA work is okehed: Final approval is given to twelve more construction jobs. (Nov. 25, 1935). Clarion-Ledger.

Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on July 5, 2019.

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Location Info


Highway 537
Moss, Mississippi 39460

Location notes: West side of Highway 537, Moss community, Bay Springs vicinity.

Coordinates: 31.8171705, -89.17688379999998

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