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Bankston School: a history

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0583

Scope and Contents

The collection contains recollections of Bankston School by three individuals connected to the school: Grace Swartz, Joan Simpson Tyner, and Odell Awartz. The Bankston School, located in Fayette County, Alabama, near the community of Belk, opened in 1906 and closed in the mid 1970s. The three brief accounts detail the history of the school's building, and lists a variety of school activities, teachers, and principals.

Dates

  • circa 1906-1970

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Due to the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access to certain materials may require additional advance notice.

Biographical / Historical

The Bankston School was located in Fayette County, Alabama, near the community of Belk, and was open from 1906 to the mid 1970s.

Extent

0.05 Linear Feet (1 item, 4 pages)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Recollections of Bankston School by individuals connected to this school located in Fayette County, Alabama, which opened in 1906 and closed in the mid 1970s, detailing the history of the school's building, school activities, teachers, and principals.

Provenance

Gift, 1998

General

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Processed by

unknown, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2013
Title
Guide to the Bankston School: a history
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
February 2008
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266
205.348.0500