The administration building/high school for Nettleton was constructed with Public Works Administration grant W1137. The loan of $18,000 and grant of $14,727 was approved 9/25/1935. Construction began 2/1/1936 and was completed 10/22/1936 for a total cost of $33,230. The architect was John McGaughey Feemster. The building is still extant and in use as the Upper Elementary School.
Mississippi Department of Archives and History. Historic Resources Inventory, Nettleton. Retrieved September 4, 2020 from:
Report No. 5, Status of Completed Non-Federal Projects. Region No. 3 Mississippi. (Jan 3, 1940). Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works Projects Division, p. 105.
PWA Projects for State Amounting to $4,122,097 are Given Presidential OK. (Oct 1, 1935). Clarion-Ledger, p. 1, 10.
PWA Application for School Repairs Given. (Oct 27, 1935). Clarion-Ledger, p. 9.
Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on September 24, 2020.
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