- Fajardo, PUERTO-RICO
- Site Type:
- Education and Health, Schools
- New Deal Agencies:
- Puerto Rico Reconstruction Administration (PRRA), Territories & Reservations
- Quality of Information:
- Site Survival:
This rural school was built by the PRRA in Fajardo. The Program of School Construction focused on creating school facilities in rural areas. “During the school year 1937-38, 275 buildings were added to the number available last year, an increase of 479 rooms. The Federal Government authorized the expenditure of $3.000.000 by the Puerto Rico Reconstruction Administration for school buildings. Of the original grant, $1,000,000 has been spent.”
The exact location and status of this facility are unknown to Living New Deal.
Source notesNational Archives and Records Administration, Record Group 69.3.1 Annual Report of the Department of the Interior, For the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1938, By United States. Dept. of the Interior, Washington: 1938, p. 37-38.
Site originally submitted by Brent McKee on May 3, 2017.
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