Monthly Archives: March 2012

1941 Parker-Gray High School Teachers and Graduating Class

The Parker-High School year of 1940 to 1941 had one principal and eighteen teachers. William H. Pitts, Sr. – Principal A.W. Adkins – Ninth Grade Susie Anderson – Eighth Grade Ferris Holland – Eighth Grade Louis Johnson – Industrial Arts … Continue reading

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Alexandria Black Businesses 1876-1877

African American businesses were in Alexandria, Virginia prior and after the civil war. African Americans were Barbers, Blacksmiths and Wheelwrights. There was a Boarding House, Boot and Shoe Dealerships, Butcher business, Oysters & Fish business, Produce & Provisions business, Saloons, a … Continue reading

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Mr. Patrick H. Lumpkins (Snowden School Class of 1896 – 1897)

Patrick H. Lumpkins was one of the teachers at Snowden Public School for black boys. The school was located on Pitt, between Gibbon and Franklin Streets in Alexandria, VA. During the school year of 1916 – 1917, Mr. Lumpkins became … Continue reading

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Mount Jezreel Baptist Church 1908 Membership List

Washington (Wash) Jackson is back on the scene again; he was one of the founders of Mount Jezreel Church. In April 1890, several members of Shiloh Baptist Church, located at 1401 Duke Street in Alexandria, Virginia, left and founded Mount. … Continue reading

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