New Deal

New Deal in Magee: School Buildings

One of the New Deal projects that gets less recognition is the Civil Works Administration, a job creation program established under the Federal Emergency Relief Administration, active in providing temporary employment for manual laborers between 1933-1934.  Using standard Mississippi Department… Read More ›

Magee Community House: WPA or not?

Mississippi can document a number of community houses constructed under the auspices of the New Deal Administration, including FERA (Pontotoc and Macon) and WPA (Winona, Biloxi, Carrollton, Enterprise, Grenada, and Eupora).  Additionally, at least 6 other facilities are conjectured to… Read More ›