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FEMA Section 106 Notices for Louisiana
Comment on "Public Notice Regarding Section 106 Review of Proposed Demolition and Rehabilitation of Booker T. Washington High School - 1201 S. Roman Avenue, New Orleans, LA - Seeking Public Comment "
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Name: Georgia Harvey
City: Desoto, TX
Specific
property
affected:
1201 S. Roman, New Orleans, LA
Comments: As a 1947 graduate of BTW high school, I am distressed at the consideration of the demolition of this historical site, not only to the city of New Orleans but to the African American community that is served for many years. It was the first vocation school available to people of color could get a high school diploma and a viable working skill. Shame on you for even thinking of destroying such a rich heritage.