- Cleveland, MS
- Site Type:
- Education and Health, Parks and Recreation, Colleges and Universities, Swimming Pools
- New Deal Agencies:
- Work Relief Programs, Works Progress Administration (WPA)
The Delta State Teachers College (now Delta State University) “…did add to its physical plant with the completion in 1936 of an outdoor swimming pool with $20,000 from the Works Progress Administration” (Gunn & Castle, 1980, p. 45). The pool opened in May, 1936 for the senior class party. The pool was eventually demolished, and the site remodeled into a natatorium.
Source notesGunn, J. W., & Castle, G. C. (1980). A Pictorial History of Delta State University. Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi.
Site originally submitted by Evan Kalish on March 8, 2014.
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