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African American schools

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Allen High School records

Identifier: AC-278

The Allen High School, originally named the Allen Industrial Training School, was a girls' private boarding school located in Asheville, North Carolina, which served the African-American population from 1887 to 1974. The collection includes photographs, annuals, brochures, letters, correspondence, and other miscellaneous materials relating to the Allen School and Winifred Wrisley's relationship to the school as Music Teacher and to the United Methodist Church.

Dates: 1899-2008, undated

Corona Industrial College Announcement for 1905-1906

Identifier: AC-096
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the 1905-1906 announcement for Corona Industrial College, located in Corona, Alabama. The third annual session was scheduled to open on September 4th. The announcement includes background information about the school as well as promotes why people should attend. The pamphlet says that men can earn from $1.50 to $5/$6 a day in the mines and that those with families can send all of their children to school for $1.00 per month. The school also provided young men and...
Dates: 1905

Miles Memorial School collection

Identifier: AC-375
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three duplicate broadsides announcing the 1903 opening of the Miles Memorial School's second session "under the auspices of the C.M.E. Church for the education of Colored youths of both sexes." The school was located in Booker City, Alabama. The broadside describes the school setting, terms for board and tuition, course of study, and ad for building lots in town, a request for "each pastor of the North Alabama Conference to send at least one student," and plans...
Dates: 1903