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1939 Parker-Gray High School Students

Parker-Gray High School had 14 students that graduated in 1939.  There are 15 people in this 1939 picture taken on the front steps of Parker-Gray High School. Aldrich Adkins Willie Mae Askew (Griffin) Daniel Batts Paul Carter Louise Euille (Hernandez) … 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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I developed this site because of the love I have for African American (Black) History of Alexandria, Virginia.   I learned very little Black history when I was growing up in the late 1950s and the early 1970s.  The history I remember … Continue reading

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