School -Poplarville MS

Description

Public Works Administration project 4838 was approved 2/21/1934 for the construction of a school in Poplarville. The city received a loan of $14,100 and a grant of $5906. Construction began 6/18/1934 and was completed 12/14/1934 for a total of $19,891. The exact location of the school building is not specified. A number of Pearl River County schools were destroyed or badly damaged in Hurricane Camille in 1969, and there is no indication a school from that time period is still extant in Poplarville.

Source notes

Report No. 5, Status of Completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects, Region No. 3 Mississippi. (Jan. 3, 1940). Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works Projects Division, p. 104.
Nineteen PWA projects begun. (May 8, 1934). Clarion-Ledger, p. 7.
Mississippi is awarded 11 million dollars on Public Works projects. (Aug. 13, 1934). Clarion-Ledger, p. 10.

Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on February 19, 2022.

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Location Info


Poplarville, Mississippi 39470

Coordinates: 30.8402, -89.5342

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