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William Henry Wall

William Henry Wall
William Henry Wall Posted: Monday, August 6, 2007 9:10 am By Carrie Crespo, Staff Writer In a time of segregation, there were many silent role models in Stanly County. One such unsung role model was William Henry Wall, a black man who served as a brick mason and was active in his church and his community. Described as looking stern with a so [...]

Rosenwald School Exhibit Visitors

Rosenwald School Exhibit Visitors
Rosenwald School Videos and SlideshowsRosenwald Schools of Stanly County DisplayRosenwald Schools of Stanly County DisplayRosenwald Era Desk and BookVisitors in the Children’s CornerBrowsing MaterialsComments Board and Guest BookE. E. Waddell Center Senior’s GroupE. E. Waddell Center Senior’s GroupE. E. Waddell Center Senior [...]

Rosenwald School Exhibit

The opening of the Rosenwald School Exhibit at the Stanly County museum embodied the goals set forth by Jewish philanthropist Julius Rosenwald nearly one hundred years ago. Rosenwald set up his fund as a way to improve the education amongst the black citizenry, and another goal of this effort along with Booker T. Washington was to increase en [...]

Kingville Community – William H...

Kingville Community – William Henry Wall
William Henry Wall Posted: Monday, August 6, 2007 9:10 am By Carrie Crespo, Staff Writer In a time of segregation, there were many silent role models in Stanly County. One such unsung role model was William Henry Wall, a black man who served as a brick mason and was active in his church and his community. Described as looking stern with a so [...]

Principal Annual Reports

Principal Annual Reports
The North Carolina Archives house Principal Annual Reports from high schools around the state.  The Division of Negro Education began in 1913 as the office of the Associate Supervisor of Rural Elementary Schools with the responsibility for promoting Negro education. In 1917 the title of the position was changed to State Agent for Negro School [...]

Kingville High School

Kingville High School
Kingville School’s history is listed below the photographs. In 1936, Stanly County built new brick school buildings in Norwood and Kingville. Below are links to Kingville’s architectural plans. (The following information is excerpted from the National Register of Historic Places Registration Form for Albemarle Graded School – Ce [...]

Rosenwald Schools and the Kingville C...

Rosenwald Schools and the Kingville Community
In 1912, Booker T. Washington approached philanthropist Julius Rosenwald about his concept to build rural schools desperately needed for African American children across the segregated south. That partnership sparked an initiative that eventually created more than 5300 schools, vocational shops and teacher’s homes across 15 states in the Sout [...]

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