The swimming pool was Mississippi project 6871 approved on June 20, 1934. A $4,000 loan and a $1, 783 grant was provided by the Public Works Administration toward the estimated total cost of $6,500. The bids were advertised on August 19, the contract was awarded on September 27, and construction started on October 1. The pool was completed on December 13, 1934 for a total cost of $6,995. According to the Enterprise-Tocsin (“Park renovation starts Saturday”), the swimming pool was located at the park on Brookside Avenue.
"Mississippi is awarded 11 million dollars on Public Works projects. (August 13, 1934). Clarion-Ledger (Jackson), p. 10.
"Park renovation starts Saturday." (May 15, 2003). Enterprise-Tocsin (Indianola), p. 5.
Status of Completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects. Report No. 5, Region No. 3, Mississippi. Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works Projects Division, p. 104.
Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on October 29, 2017.
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