Daily Archives: October 30, 2011

Snowden School – 1893 Teachers’ Census

Snowden Public Black School for Boys Shortly after the civil war in 1867, the Freedmen Bureau commissioned George L. Seaton to build two schools for the African Americans in the City of Alexandria.  George, a highly respected African American carpenter … Continue reading

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1920 Parker-Gray Class

  Prior to 1920, a group of concerned African American citizens which included Reverend Samuel B. Ross, Samuel Tucker, Henry Taylor, Blanche Parker Taylor and the alumni from the Hallowell and Snowden Schools pressured the City of Alexandria for a … Continue reading

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