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Alice G. Smith School Building
Deming, New Mexico


Description: Alice G. Smith School Building
Other Names:
Address: Deming, Luna County, New Mexico
Type: educational: elementary
Original Client: Deming Independent School District
Date: ca. 1928
Condition: extent

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost or Gustavus A. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Contractors: Ponsford
Dimensions and Orientation: two stories with elevated basement
Budget/Cost: $180,000

Foundation: probably concrete
Wall Materials: plastered
Roofing Materials: flat
Other Materials Used: ornament of unknown material

Location of Drawings: El Paso Public Library: Ponsford 379, photograph of a rendering, perspective view

Bibliography:¬†(1)On Deming schools, see Mark S. Harrison, A high school student researches Deming…, Deming Headlight, March 5, 1981, page 6.
(2) Deming Headlight March 29, 1929 states Trost & Trost as the architects

* A newspaper article dated March 29, 1929 stated that the building architects were Trost and Trost. Ponsford and Sons Contractors

Prepared for the El Paso Public Library by Lloyd C. and June F. Engelbrecht under a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, 1990