PWA Project 1343 for street improvement in Shelby was approved 9/16/1938 for a grant of $20,454. Contracts were awarded 11/30/1938 and construction began 12/5/1938. Work was completed 3/22/1939 for a total cost of $47,638. Mississippi House Bill 23 authorized the town of Shelby to borrow funds to contribute to the PWA funds.
Report No. 5, Status of Completed Non-Federal allotted projects. Region No. 3 Mississippi. (January 3, 1940). Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works Projects Division, p. 106.
In the House. (Jul 15, 1938). Daily Clarion-Ledger, p. 7.
Cities of state seek PWA grants. (Aug 10, 1938). Daily Clarion-Ledger, p. 1.
Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on November 4, 2019.
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