Vocational Building – Minter City MS

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Description

PWA project W1101 erected a two-story brick veneer vocational building and home economics building in 1935. Architect R. J. Moor designed the building and it was built by A. M. Allen of Moorhead at a cost of $8,230. A grant of $4,450 and loan of $5,500 were awarded Sep. 25, 1935. School bonds were issued following an election November 1935. Construction began Feb. 5, 1936 and was completed Oct. 15, 1936.

Source notes

Report No. 5, Reg. No. 3 Mississippi. Status of Completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects. January 3, 1940, p. 105. Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works Projects Division.
Mississippi Department of Archives & History. Historic Resources Inventory Database.
http://www.apps.mdah.ms.gov/Public/prop.aspx?id=37560&view=facts&y=1108
Daily Herald, Sept. 30, 1935, p. 1, 8.
PWA projects for state amounting to $4,122,097 are given Presidential OK. Clarion-Ledger, Oct. 1, 1935, p. 1.
School bonds will be issued. Greenwood Commonwealth, Nov. 5, 1935, p. 2.
Greenwood Commonwealth, Nov. 11, 1935, p. 11.
Contracts let WPA projects. Greenwood Commonwealth, Dec. 6, 1935, p. 1.
Belzoni builder given contract. Clarion-Ledger, Dec. 8, 1935, p. 4.
Work to start at Minter City on new school. Greenwood Commonwealth, Jan. 27, 1936, p. 1.

Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on October 14, 2018.

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Location Info


Unnamed road between County Road 526 and County Road 20
Minter City, MS 38944

Location notes: Per MDAH/HRI 33.7551156; -90.2992538

Coordinates: 33.754510242, -90.29816703

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