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Snowden School for Boys – Mr. Henry T. White’s Class of 1907 – 1908 in Alexandria, VA

Listed below are the students for the class year of 1907 – 1908 at Snowden Boys School. There were 46 students in Mr. Henry T. White‘s class. The students in that class included Robert W. Burke and his brother, Rosier … 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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Dr. William H. Madella (Snowden School Teacher)

Dr. William H. Madella was one of the first teachers at Snowden Public School for black boys founded in 1870.  Dr. Madella was born in 1855.  He married Ms. Senia M. Walker.  He taught 4th and 5th grades at Snowden … Continue reading

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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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