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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: Mrs. Joycelyn Muriel Palmer Jones
City: Elm Grove, LA 71051
Specific
property
affected:
1201 S. Roman Avenue, New Orleana, LA 70125
Comments: I grew up in New Orleans and I belong to a family of three daughters; all of
whom are proud and distinguish graduates of Booker T. Washington High School. First,
Julia Mae Palmer Jones who graduated from BTW in 1956, Rosalean Dorothy Palmer
Conway who graduated from BTW in 1958, Joycelyn Muriel Palmer Jones who graduated from BTW in 1960, and Dr. Hurie Jones who taught Science (Biology) at
Booker T. Washington High School from 1968- 1972. Finally,all of the BTW supporters named above are demanding the complete renovation and maintenance of as much
of the physical school plant and continued to be recognized on the National Register
of Historic Places.