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This is the memory book pamphlet for McKinley High School's 20th Anniversary celebration. The book created in 1987 features letters of welcome to the alumni from President Ronald Reagan, Mayor Marion Barry, and the Superintendent of the District of…

This is the McKinley High School yearbook for the year 1967. It was called "Techite". Its open pages features inscriptions from students for Patricia Ford, and a "Foreword" for the yearbook. Also inserted is copy of the 1987 "20th Year Class Reunion"…

This is the Cardozo High School yearbook for the year 1954. It was called "Purple Wave." It was probably owned by Martrel Blackwell King according to an inscription on its inside cover. Featured pages include a section recognizing the "Silver…

These are two images of students at the Jones-Haywood School of Ballet, an African American dance school. The top photo depicts a dance concert in 1958. The bottom is a class occurring sometime between 1956-1958.

Patricia Ford Neal contributed…

This is a book called "The Dunbar Story (1870-1955)" by Mary G. Hundley. It is a history of Dunbar High School and was owned by Laurence E. Graves. It is annotated, possibly by Graves. The notes highlights some of the school's graduates and their…

This is Laurence E. Graves's 1940 yearbook from Dunbar High School, contributed by Patricia Ford Neal, who is his cousin. Graves has annotated the yearbook with clippings of obituaries for his classmates, which were collected between 1992 and 1995.…

This is a twelfth grade report for Patricia Ford. It was created by McKinley High School of the District of Columbia school system. It details Ford's courses and her performances. The section teacher is listed as Helen C. Wallace, and the principal's…

This an eighth grade report for Patricia Ford. It was created by a teacher at Taft Sr. High School in the District of Columbia school system. It details the courses available in the school and those courses Ford took.

This a letter from Mr. B.S. Gallimore to Audrey Louise Brown. Gallimore held the possessions of Audrey Brown's father, Titus Newton Brown, who was possibly a Baptist Minister of Religion in Jamaica. Gallimore wrote this letter from Turrialba, Costa…

This is a letter of recommendation for Audrey Louise Brown written by Carrie E. Pettipher on May 15, 1936 . Pettipher was the office secretary of The National Training School for Women and Girls, Inc. run by Nannie H. Burroughs. The letter lists…

The historic Hilltop Campus Schools comprised the first public school campus built specifically for African American students during a time of segregation in the 1930's through 1950's. The video examines the history of these schools and the impact…
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