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 E. B. Jones School
El Paso, Texas


Description: School: E. B. Jones School
Other Names:
Address: El Paso, El Paso County, Texas
Type: educational
Original Client: J.G. Worthington & Sons; Smelter School District;
Date: ca. 1931
Condition: demolished in 1981

Architect or Firm: Gustavus A. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Contractors: J.G. Worthington
Dimensions and Orientation: one-story with two wings of unequal size; entry off-center; six room school house
Budget/Cost: $16,190

Foundation: probably concrete
Wall Materials: brick
Roofing Materials: flat
Other Materials Used: probably concrete coping; metal munitions
Remodeling and Additions:

Present Owner:
Location of Drawings: El Paso Public Library: Ponsford 435, photograph of rendering of front elevation.
Location of Documentary Photographs: Ponsford 435

Bibliography: (1) El Paso Herald February 24, 1931
(2) El Paso Herald-Post, June 21, 1935 page 1

Remarks:  Smelter Vocational School-see Bronze Plaque at A.S.A.R. Company plant (notation by EPPL cataloguer).
The drawing shown in Ponsford 435 is believed to show a school once located near the smelter.

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