Woodworking and Auto Shop (former Tupelo Jail) – Tupelo MS

Description

The city of Tupelo abandoned the old city jail following the 1936 tornado. The National Youth Administration remodeled the building the following year and established a woodworking and auto body shop for students in the building. It was destroyed by July, 2008.

Source notes

Mississippi Department of Archives and History. Historic Resources Inventory. Retrieved from http://www.apps.mdah.ms.gov/Public/prop.aspx?id=40050&view=facts&y=1112

Series 2018-National Youth Administration Work Projects Photograph Album, 1937-1939. Mississippi Department of Archives and History Digital Archives. Retrieved from http://mdah.state.ms.us/arrec/digital_archives/series/2018/detail/3785

Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on October 5, 2014.

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Location Info


117 W. Jefferson Street
Tupelo, Mississippi 38804

Coordinates: 34.259206, -88.70361009999999

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