Calhoun School Papers
Scope and Contents
This collection contains a photocopy of the songbook "Calhoun Plantation Songs", 3rd ed. (1923) edited by Emily Hollowell, first published in 1901, to raise money for this school for African-Americans, and six postcard views of the school and students, etc.
- Calhoun School (Lowndes County, Ala.) (Organization)
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Biographical / Historical
The Calhoun School in Lowndes County, Alabama, was founded in 1891 by Charlotte R. Thomas and Mabel W. Dillingham. It was a secondary school for African-Americans with a curriculum of academic, agricultural and industrial training.
0.1 Linear Feet (1 inch; photocopies)
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Photocopy of the songbook "Calhoun Plantation Songs," 3rd ed. (1923) edited by Emily Hollowell, first published in 1901 to raise money for this Lowndes County, Alabama, school for African-Americans, and six postcard views of the school and students, etc.
unknown, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2012
- Guide to the Calhoun School Papers
- Coll Lvl Complete
- March 2011
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