Auditorium/Elementary Building – Pachuta MS

City:
Pachuta, MS

Site Type:
Schools, Education and Health

New Deal Agencies:
Public Works Funding, Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works

Started:
1936

Completed:
1936

Designer:
Penn Jeffries Krouse

Quality of Information:
Good

Site Survival:
No Longer Extant

Description

Penn Jeffries Krouse was the architect for the 1936 one-story school building constructed as Public Works Administration project 1153. A loan of $17,000 and grant of $13,909 was approved 9/25/1935 to construct and equip the school building. Construction began 4/6/1936, and was completed 10/24/1936 for a total of $30,926.

Source notes

Mississippi Department of Archives and History. Historic Resources Inventory #023-PCH-0002.2-X. Retrieved Dec 25, 2019 from:
https://www.apps.mdah.ms.gov/Public/rpt.aspx?rpt=publicPropSearch&Name=&StreetNo=&StreetName=&City=Pachuta&County=Any

PWA Projects for State Amounting to $4,122,097 Are Given Presidential OK. (Oct 1, 1935). Clarion-Ledger, p. 1, 10.

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. 105.

Site originally submitted by Susan Allen on December 26, 2019.

Location Info


East Chestnut and School Street
Pachuta, Mississippi 39347

Location notes: Per MDAH: Latitude (Y): 32.04309959 Longitude (X): -88.88139819

Coordinates: 32.04309959, -88.88139819

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