University of Southern Mississippi Improvements – Hattiesburg MS

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The State Teachers College in Hattiesburg received funding from ERA in 1934 and 1935 for improvements and repair to several buildings on campus. The school received $28,532.89 for repairing the hospital building, redecorating the interior of the library, renovating four campus cottages, placing flood-lights on the athletic field, refinishing floors in the president’s home, and enlargements and alteration of the demonstration school gymnasium along with brick veneering of the exterior. the library was enlarged and improved. At least two of the buildings (president’s home and demonstration gymnasium) are extant.

Source notes

Advance registration at S. T. C. sets record. (Sep 10, 1934). Biloxi Daily Herald, p. 4.

ERA projects announced in Hub. (Mar 23, 1935). Clarion-Ledger, p. 4

Improvements by ERA and state programs completed. (Mar 14, 1935). Clarion-Ledger, p. 3.

Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on December 8, 2019.

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Location Info


118 College Drive
Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39406

Location notes: former President's house on Northwood Drive at 31.326245; -89.329719

Coordinates: 31.3282655, -89.33264489999999

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