Collection Number: 05590

Collection Title: Lynch (Ky.) Colored High School-West Main Alumni Association, Inc. Collection, 1919-2010

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Size 2.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 325 items)
Abstract The Lynch Colored High School-West Main Alumni Association incorporated as a non profit organization in the state of Kentucky in 1994. The alumni association draws its membership from individuals who attended Lynch Colored High School, later West Main High School, from its founding until 1963 when the schools in Harlan County, Ky., integrated. Lynch Colored School in Harlan County, Ky., served African American children, kindergarten through twelfth grade, who lived in the neighboring coal camps and company towns of Lynch, Ky., and Benham, Ky. United States Coal and Coke Company, a subsidiary of United States Steel Corporation established a segregated school system in 1923 to accommodate the children of the company's black coal miners, many of whom had migrated from Alabama and Georgia. The collection of the Lynch (Ky.) Colored High School-West Main Alumni Association, Inc. was acquired as a part of the Eastern Kentucky African American Migration Project (EKAAMP), a public humanities and archival collecting initiative directed by sociologist Karida Brown in partnership with the Southern Historical Collection (SHC) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In 2013, the SHC joined Brown in her efforts to document a multi generational African American community with familial ties to coal mining towns in Harlan County, Ky. The community which Brown studies has its origins in the coalfields of the Appalachian South and specifically the surrounding area of Lynch, Ky. The Alumni Association collection contains pictures and papers related to Lynch Colored School, West Main High School, the communities of Lynch and Benham in Harlan County, Ky., and the alumni association. The pictures are of the faculty, staff, students, classrooms, athletics, and school activities at Lynch Colored School (including the elementary and middle schools) and West Main High School. Other pictures are of the coal camp town of Lynch, Ky., and surrounding communities, community members, and alumni association events. Papers are primarily printed items, including newspaper and magazine clippings, booklets with remembrances and local history for alumni, an alumni event program, a 1961 Lynch High School diploma, and certificates. Of interest is a copy of an enumerating sheet of Lynch, Ky., school census data for 1934. Records of the Alumni Association's operations include articles of incorporation, annual reports, and membership lists and directories, and a small amount of correspondence.
Creator Lynch Colored High School-West Main Alumni Association (Lynch, Ky.)
Language English
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Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Lynch (Ky.) Colored High School-West Main Alumni Association, Inc. Collection #5590, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Images and papers collected by Elmore Jones (Acc. 102031) and book compiled by Sam Howard (Acc. 102109) were received through Karida Brown in April 2014.
Acquired for the Southern Historical Collection as a part of the Eastern Kentucky African American Migration Project (EKAAMP) directed by Karida Brown.
Sensitive Materials Statement
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Lynch Colored School

Lynch Colored School in Harlan County, Ky., served African American children, kindergarten through twelfth grade, who lived in the neighboring coal camps and company towns of Lynch, Ky., and Benham, Ky. United States Coal and Coke Company, a subsidiary of United States Steel Corporation established a segregated school system in 1923 to accommodate the children of the company's black coal miners, many of whom had migrated from Alabama and Georgia. The surrounding communities also had schools for the white coalminers' children. The company hired the school system's faculty and staff all of whom were African American. Many of the teachers had attended and received degrees from the historically black college Kentucky State College, later Kentucky State University.

The Lynch Colored Public High School, later Lynch West Main High School, supported sports teams including varsity baseball, basketball, football, and track and field. These teams competed in the Upper Cumberland Valley Athletic Association and Eastern Kentucky Conference for Colored Schools and rivals included the Harlan Rosenwald School. The high school also had student government, a marching band, chorus, cheerleader squads, a variety of clubs, and homecoming festivities. The curriculum was traditional and included courses in speech, citizenship, home economics, typing, and physical education. The first high school graduates in the system received diplomas in 1928.

In 1963, nearly ten years after the United States Supreme Court ruling against separate but equal facilities Brown v. Board of Education, the schools in Harlan County, Ky., integrated.

Lynch (Ky.) Colored High School-West Main Alumni Association, Inc.

The Lynch Colored High School-West Main Alumni Association incorporated as a non profit organization in the state of Kentucky in 1994. The alumni association draws its membership from individuals who attended Lynch Colored High School, later West Main High School, from its founding until 1963 when the schools in Harlan County, Ky., integrated.

Eastern Kentucky African American Migration Project

The Eastern Kentucky African American Migration Project (EKAAMP) is a public humanities initiative directed by sociologist Karida Brown in partnership with the Southern Historical Collection (SHC) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In 2013, the SHC joined Brown in her efforts to document a multi generational African American community with familial ties to coal mining towns in Harlan County, Ky. Brown has conducted oral history interviews with community members and helped the SHC collect manuscript materials from the community and its social organizations.

The community which Brown studies has its origins in the coalfields of the Appalachian South and specifically the surrounding area of Lynch, Ky. Appalachia was a destination for thousands of African Americans, who left the rural deep South in the early twentieth century during the Great Migration. A company town, Lynch was established in 1917 by U.S. Coal and Coke Company, a subsidiary of U.S. Steel. The company supplied housing, health care, social services, commissary, churches, schools, and recreation for coal miners and their families. At its peak in the mid twentieth century Lynch's population reached 10,000 and included African Americans and whites with eastern European and British heritage. Although the mines were not strictly segregated, most areas of life, including schools, churches, commissary, and recreation, had separate facilities for blacks and whites until the mid 1960s. Neighboring Benham, Ky. was also a coal mining camp and company town operated by Wisconsin Steel Company, a subsidiary of International Harvesters Company. The Benham mines closed in the 1970s.

U.S. Steel withdrew its operations in the mid 1960s, and the population of Lynch and the surrounding areas dwindled as families, who had spent only one or two generations in Appalachia, began to move across the country, settling in Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, California, Missouri, and other states. Despite the long distances now separating this close knit community, individuals and families from the Harlan County coal towns Lynch, Benham, and Cumberland retained close ties with each other and nurtured what sociologist Karida Brown has called a "post-migration diasporic identity."

Karida Brown

Sociologist Karida Brown (1982-) was born in Uniondale, N.Y., to Arnita Davis Brown and Richard Brown. Karida Brown received a bachelor's degree in administration from Temple University in 2004, a master's degree in public administration in 2009 from the University of Pennsylvania, and a master's degree in sociology from Brown University in 2013. As of January 2016, she is a PhD candidate in Brown University's sociology department, and her PhD dissertation titled Before They Were Diamonds: The Intergenerational Migration of Kentucky's Coal Camp Blacks is in progress.

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The collection contains pictures and papers related to Lynch Colored School, West Main High School, the communities of Lynch and Benham in Harlan County, Ky., and the alumni association.

Mostly facsimiles and photocopies of black and white photographs, the pictures are of the faculty, staff, students, classrooms, and school activities at Lynch Colored School (including the elementary and middle schools) and West Main High School. Other pictures are of the coal camp town of Lynch, Ky., and surrounding communities, community members, and alumni association events. The pictures are arranged into subject categories depicted in the images. Categories are Athletics, Classes and Classrooms, Faculty and Staff, Student Activities, Community, Alumni Association, and Other Places.

Papers are primarily printed items, including newspaper and magazine clippings, booklets with remembrances and local history for alumni, an alumni event program, a 1961 Lynch High School diploma, and certificates. Of interest is a copy of an enumerating sheet of Lynch, Ky., school census data for 1934.

Records of the Alumni Association's operations are sparse, but include articles of incorporation, annual reports, and membership lists and directories, and a small amount of correspondence.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 1. Pictures, 1919-2005.

About 300 items.

Arrangement: topical.

The pictures are arranged into subject categories depicted in the images. Categories are Athletics, Classes and Classrooms, Faculty and Staff, Student Activities, Community, Alumni Association, and Other Places.

Mostly facsimiles and photocopies of black and white photographs, the pictures are of the faculty, staff, students, classrooms, and school activities at Lynch Colored School (including the elementary and middle schools) and West Main High School in Lynch and Benham, Ky. Other pictures are of the coal camp town of Lynch, Ky., and surrounding communities, community members, and alumni association events.

Sports represented in the athletics pictures include baseball, basketball, football, and cheerleading. Most athletics pictures are the posed team photographs. Others show individual athletes and action during games.

Most school pictures are posed photographs for a grade or a graduating class and include the teachers. Others show individually posed students, faculty, and staff. Classroom scenes show instructors and students in vocational courses including sewing, cooking, and typing. Student activity pictures show school dances and prom, homecoming celebrations and parade, marching band, fashion show, pageant, and cotillion.

Community pictures show community members both adults and children in informal settings and buildings in the town of Lynch, Ky., including the schools and the United Supply Company Store, where the coalmining families shopped for clothing, shoes, furniture and household goods, and groceries.

Most alumni association pictures are of a 2005 event honoring a beloved teacher from the Lynch Colored School, Vivian Breedlove Knight.

Notable in the pictures categorized as other places is a panoramic view of delgates to the 43rd Consecutive Constitutional Convention of the United Mine Workers of America who met in Cincinnatti, Ohio in October 1960. The convention was integrated and included women delegates.

Athletics

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Baseball team, undated #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/1

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Baseball, the Greys, undated #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/2

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Baseball player, the Greys, undated #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/3

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Baseball player (outfield), undated #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/4

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Basketball team, 1938-1939 #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/5

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Basketball team, 1939-1940 #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/6

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Basketball team with cheerleaders, 1953-1954 #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/7

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Basketball team, 1959 "Lynch West Main, Benham Win in Tourney" #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/8

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Basketball team, the Hornets, undated #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/9

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Basketball, "Lynch Bulldog Basketball Team" #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/10

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Basketball team, undated #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/11

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Basketball team, undated #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/12

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Basketball team, undated #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/13

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Basketball team, undated #05590, Series: "Athletics" OP-P-05590/1

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Basketball game with integrated crowd, undated #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/14

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Basketball game with integrated crowd, undated #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/15

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Cheerleaders , 1949-1950 #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/16

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Cheerleaders , 1957-1958 #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/17

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Cheerleaders , 1959-1960, "Precious Memories How They Linger!" #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/18

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Cheerleaders, undated #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/19

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Cheerleaders, undated #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/20

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Cheerleaders, undated #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/21

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Cheerleaders "Yea Team! Say Team! Fight Fight Fight", undated #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/22

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Cheerleaders, elementary school, undated #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/23

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Football team, 1924, "The Lynch High School Eleven of 1924" #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/24

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Football team, "The Lynch County Eleven of 1924" #05590, Series: "Athletics" OP-P-05590/2

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Football team, 1946-1947 #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/25

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Football team, 1947-1948 #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/26

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Football team, 1949-1950 #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/27

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Football team, 1949-1950, "Lynch Wins State Championship" #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/28

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Football team, 1956-1957 #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/29

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Football team and cheerleaders, 1956-1957 #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/30

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Football team, 1957-1958, "Precious Memories How They Linger!" #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/31

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Football team, 1958-1959 #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/32

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Football team, 1959-1960 #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/33

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Football team, 1959-1960, "Precious Memories How They Linger!" #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/34

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Football team and cheerleaders, 1959-1960 #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/35

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Football team, 1960-1961 #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/36

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Football team and cheerleaders, 1960-1961 #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/37

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Football team, undated #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/38

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Football team (white players), undated #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/39

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Football team page with players' portraits, "Lads who wear the Big 'K'," undated #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/40

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Football players, undated #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/41

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Football players, undated #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/42

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Football player standing with young girl, 1970s #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/43

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High Jump team, 1935 #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/44

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"West Main High School The Legendary Home of Lynch Pirates" photographic collage #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/45

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Basketball, cheerleaders, football #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/262

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Team pictures #05590, Series: "Athletics" PF-05590/263

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Classes and Classrooms

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Class page "School Days" with student and faculty portraits, 1948-1949 #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/46

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Class page "School Days" with student and faculty portraits, 1948-1949 #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/47

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Class page "School Days" with student and faculty portraits, 1948-1949 #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/48

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Class page "School Days" with student and faculty portraits, 1948-1949 #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/49

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Class page "School Days" with student and faculty portraits, 1948-1949 #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/50

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Class page, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/51

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Elementary school, first through fourth grades, 1920 #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/52

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Elementary school class picture, "School Days," 1921 #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/53

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Elementary school class picture, fourth grade, Alma George Davis, 1936 #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/54

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Elementary school class picture, second grade, M.H. Harris, 1949 #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/55

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Elementary school class picture, first grade, R.C. Sweatt, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/56

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Elementary school class picture, fifth grade, M.L. Jackson, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/57

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Elementary school class picture, sixth grade, S.J. Harris, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/58

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Class pictures: Elementary school, honor roll students (first through eighth grades) and physical education, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/59

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Class pictures: Elementary school, honor roll students (first through eighth grades) and informal picture at "Benham's Prom," undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/60

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Class pictures: Elementary school, honor roll students (first through eighth grades), undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" OP-P-05590/3

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Class pictures: Elementary school, physical education, M.G. Knight, undated, "Precious Memories How They Linger!" #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/61

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Class pictures: Elementary school, physical education, M.G. Knight, undated,"Precious Memories How They Linger!" #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/62

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Elementary school class picture, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/63

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Elementary school class picture, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/64

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Elementary school class picture, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/65

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Elementary school class picture, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/66

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Elementary school class picture, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/67

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Elementary school class picture, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/68

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Elementary school class picture, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/69

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Elementary school class picture, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/70

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Elementary school class picture, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/71

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Elementary school class picture, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/72

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Elementary school class picture, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" OP-P-05590/4

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All grades, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/73

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All grades, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/74

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Class pictures, class pages, and classrooms #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/264

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Graduates, [1940s] #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/75

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Graduates, 1948 #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/76

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Graduates, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/77

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Graduates, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/78

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Graduates, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/79

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Graduates, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/80

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Graduates, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/81

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Graduates, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/82

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Graduates, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/83

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Graduates, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/84

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Graduates, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/85

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Graduates, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/86

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Graduates, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/87

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Graduates, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/88

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Graduates, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" OP-P-05590/5

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Graduates, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" OP-P-05590/6

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Class pictures: Graduates, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/265

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Graduates, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/266

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High School, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/89

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High School, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/90

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Speech education, Vivian L. Breedlove #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/91

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Speech education #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/92

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Field trip, Mammoth Cave, 1960 #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/93

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Marching band, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/94

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Marching band, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/95

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Classroom, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/96

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Classroom, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/97

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Classroom, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/98

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Classroom, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" OP-P-05590/7

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Classroom: Typing, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/99

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Classroom: Sewing, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/100

facsimile

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Classroom: Sewing, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/101

photocopy

Image Folder PF-05590/102

Classroom: Cooking, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/102

8x10 black-and-white print

facsimile

Image Folder PF-05590/103

Classroom: Library, study hall, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/103

8x10 black-and-white print

photocopy

Image Folder PF-05590/104

Classroom: Elementary school, undated #05590, Series: "Classes and Classrooms" PF-05590/104

5x7 black-and-white print

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Faculty and Staff

Image Folder PF-05590/105

Faculty and staff group picture, 1929 #05590, Series: "Faculty and Staff" PF-05590/105

facsimile

Image Folder PF-05590/106

Alumni event, "To our administrators and faculty of West Main High School who gave the best of themselves" #05590, Series: "Faculty and Staff" PF-05590/106

facsimile

Image Folder PF-05590/107

Faculty and staff group picture, undated #05590, Series: "Faculty and Staff" PF-05590/107

5x7 black-and-white print

facsimile

Image Folder PF-05590/108

Faculty and staff group picture, undated #05590, Series: "Faculty and Staff" PF-05590/108

photocopy

Image Folder PF-05590/109

Informal picture of faculty and staff at an event, undated #05590, Series: "Faculty and Staff" PF-05590/109

8x10 black-and-white print

facsimile

Image Folder PF-05590/110

Photographic collage"Lynch Colored High/West Main High School 1923-1963" #05590, Series: "Faculty and Staff" PF-05590/110

Henrietta Virginia Sweatt, Charles M. Cross, William H. Craig, Mary Jackson Davis, Peter Winston Williams, and Alma George Dallas

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Faculty and Staff, "Precious Memories How They Linger" #05590, Series: "Faculty and Staff" PF-05590/111

photocopy

Image Folder PF-05590/112

Principal Walter L. Shobe, "To-Morrow's Children" #05590, Series: "Faculty and Staff" PF-05590/112

photocopy

Image Folder PF-05590/113

Principal Walter L. Shobe #05590, Series: "Faculty and Staff" PF-05590/113

facsimile

Image Folder PF-05590/114

Caroline L. Blanton #05590, Series: "Faculty and Staff" PF-05590/114

facsimile

Image Folder PF-05590/115

H. L. Cash, Superintendent, undated #05590, Series: "Faculty and Staff" PF-05590/115

facsimile

Image Folder PF-05590/116

Geneva Tapp Coleman #05590, Series: "Faculty and Staff" PF-05590/116

8x10 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/117

John V. Coleman #05590, Series: "Faculty and Staff" PF-05590/117

facsimile

Image Folder PF-05590/118

John V. Coleman, "Precious Memories How They Linger!" #05590, Series: "Faculty and Staff" PF-05590/118

photocopy

Image Folder PF-05590/119

Charles M. Cross, janitor #05590, Series: "Faculty and Staff" PF-05590/119

facsimile

Image Folder PF-05590/120

Maxine B. Gregory #05590, Series: "Faculty and Staff" PF-05590/120

8x10 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/121

Vivian Breedlove Knight #05590, Series: "Faculty and Staff" PF-05590/121

8x10 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/122

Vivian Breedlove Knight #05590, Series: "Faculty and Staff" PF-05590/122

facsimile

Image Folder PF-05590/123

Vergie R. Caywood Mason #05590, Series: "Faculty and Staff" PF-05590/123

8x10 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/124

A.R. Miller #05590, Series: "Faculty and Staff" PF-05590/124

8x10 black-and-white print

facsimile

Image Folder PF-05590/125

Anna L. Shobe #05590, Series: "Faculty and Staff" PF-05590/125

facsimile

Image Folder PF-05590/126

Walter L. Shobe, "Precious Memories How They Linger!" #05590, Series: "Faculty and Staff" PF-05590/126

photocopy

Image Folder PF-05590/127

Walter L. Shobe #05590, Series: "Faculty and Staff" PF-05590/127

8x10 black-and-white print

2.5x3.5 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/128

Walter L. Shobe #05590, Series: "Faculty and Staff" PF-05590/128

facsimile

Image Folder PF-05590/129

Henrietta V. Sweatt #05590, Series: "Faculty and Staff" PF-05590/129

8x10 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/130

Coach Eugene Taylor #05590, Series: "Faculty and Staff" PF-05590/130

facsimile

Image Folder PF-05590/131

Unidentified faculty and staff #05590, Series: "Faculty and Staff" PF-05590/131

8x10 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/132

Unidentified faculty and staff #05590, Series: "Faculty and Staff" PF-05590/132

8x10 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/133

Unidentified faculty and staff #05590, Series: "Faculty and Staff" PF-05590/133

8x10 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/134

Unidentified faculty and staff #05590, Series: "Faculty and Staff" PF-05590/134

8x10 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/135

Unidentified faculty and staff, 1941 #05590, Series: "Faculty and Staff" PF-05590/135

2.5x3.5 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/136

Unidentified faculty and staff #05590, Series: "Faculty and Staff" PF-05590/136

2.5x3.5 color print

Image Folder PF-05590/137

Faculty and Staff: Portrait, unidentified #05590, Series: "Faculty and Staff" PF-05590/137

8x10 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/138

Unidentified faculty and staff #05590, Series: "Faculty and Staff" PF-05590/138

facsimile

Image Folder PF-05590/267

Faculty and staff, undated #05590, Series: "Faculty and Staff" PF-05590/267

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Student Activities

Image Folder PF-05590/139

Homecoming queen, Inez Watson, 1946 #05590, Series: "Student Activities" PF-05590/139

8x10 black-and-white print

facsimile

photocopy

Image Folder PF-05590/140

Indoor event [fashion show?], 1960 #05590, Series: "Student Activities" PF-05590/140

3x3 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/141

Indoor event [fashion show?], 1960 #05590, Series: "Student Activities" PF-05590/141

3x3 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/142

[Academic tournament], integrated student group, undated #05590, Series: "Student Activities" PF-05590/142

8x10 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/143

Band, brass and woodwind, undated #05590, Series: "Student Activities" PF-05590/143

photocopy

Image Folder PF-05590/144

Drum major, undated #05590, Series: "Student Activities" PF-05590/144

8x10 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/145

Drum major, undated #05590, Series: "Student Activities" PF-05590/145

facsimile

Image Folder PF-05590/146

Graduation day, undated #05590, Series: "Student Activities" PF-05590/146

facsimile

Image Folder PF-05590/147

Graduation day, undated #05590, Series: "Student Activities" PF-05590/147

facsimile

Image Folder PF-05590/148

Homecoming queen, undated #05590, Series: "Student Activities" PF-05590/148

facsimile

Image Folder PF-05590/149

Marching band, undated #05590, Series: "Student Activities" PF-05590/149

facsimile

Image Folder PF-05590/150

Prom "The last [Junior and Senior] Prom [at] West Main High, William + Alma" #05590, Series: "Student Activities" PF-05590/150

2.5x3.5 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/151

School Dance with theme, undated #05590, Series: "Student Activities" PF-05590/151

8x10 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/152

School Dance, portrait, undated #05590, Series: "Student Activities" PF-05590/152

2.5x3.5 color print

Image Folder PF-05590/153

School Dance, undated #05590, Series: "Student Activities" PF-05590/153

8x10 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/154

Outdoor event, undated #05590, Series: "Student Activities" PF-05590/154

photocopy

Oversize Image OP-P-05590/8

Outdoor event, undated #05590, Series: "Student Activities" OP-P-05590/8

facsimile

Image Folder PF-05590/155

Elementary School Dance [cotillion?] , undated #05590, Series: "Student Activities" PF-05590/155

5x7 black-and-white print

photocopy

Image Folder PF-05590/156

Elementary School Dance [cotillion?], undated #05590, Series: "Student Activities" PF-05590/156

5x7 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/157

Elementary school children in costume [pageant?], undated #05590, Series: "Student Activities" PF-05590/157

8x10 black-and-white print

This picture is damaged with some loss of content.

Image Folder PF-05590/268

Student Activities, undated #05590, Series: "Student Activities" PF-05590/268

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Community: People in Posed Pictures

Image Folder PF-05590/158

Young woman[Phenie Pearl Almon?], 1940s #05590, Series: "Community: People in Posed Pictures" PF-05590/158

3.5x4.5 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/159

Girl, 1940s #05590, Series: "Community: People in Posed Pictures" PF-05590/159

2.5x3.5 color print

Image Folder PF-05590/160

Young woman, 1980s #05590, Series: "Community: People in Posed Pictures" PF-05590/160

3.5x4.5 color print

Image Folder PF-05590/161

Woman, 1990s #05590, Series: "Community: People in Posed Pictures" PF-05590/161

2.5x3.5 color print

Image Folder PF-05590/162

Boy [Pete George?], undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Posed Pictures" PF-05590/162

2.5x3.5 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/163

Young man, Jack [?], undated and young woman, undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Posed Pictures" PF-05590/163

2.5x3.5 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/164

Young man in khaki uniform, undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Posed Pictures" PF-05590/164

5x7 print hand colored

Image Folder PF-05590/165

Young man, undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Posed Pictures" PF-05590/165

1.5x2 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/166

Young man, undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Posed Pictures" PF-05590/166

3x5 black-and-white print

Oversize Image OP-P-05590/9

Young man, undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Posed Pictures" OP-P-05590/9

Image Folder PF-05590/167

Man, undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Posed Pictures" PF-05590/167

facsimile

Image Folder PF-05590/168

Man, undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Posed Pictures" PF-05590/168

2.5x3.5 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/169

Man, undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Posed Pictures" PF-05590/169

photocopy

Image Folder PF-05590/170

Elementary school girl, undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Posed Pictures" PF-05590/170

2.5x3.5 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/171

Young woman, undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Posed Pictures" PF-05590/171

2.5x3.5 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/172

Woman, Lucille Riddle, undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Posed Pictures" PF-05590/172

3x5 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/173

Woman [Fran Jones?], undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Posed Pictures" PF-05590/173

2.5x3.5 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/174

Woman, undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Posed Pictures" PF-05590/174

facsimile

Image Folder PF-05590/175

Woman, undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Posed Pictures" PF-05590/175

3x5 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/176

Elderly woman, undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Posed Pictures" PF-05590/176

2.5x3.5 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/177

Two babies, undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Posed Pictures" PF-05590/177

4x5.5 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/178

Four children, undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Posed Pictures" PF-05590/178

3x5 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/179

Family Christmas card, "Bettye, Ben, Crystal," undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Posed Pictures" PF-05590/179

3.5x4.5 color print

Oversize Image OP-P-05590/10

Two women and one man, undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Posed Pictures" OP-P-05590/10

11x14 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/180

Thirteen men in business attire. J.A. Matthews, YMCA president. undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Posed Pictures" PF-05590/180

photocopy

Image Folder PF-05590/181

Staff [of a restaurant?] #05590, Series: "Community: People in Posed Pictures" PF-05590/181

facsimile

Image Folder PF-05590/182

Music group, undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Posed Pictures" PF-05590/182

8x10 black-and-white print

Oversize Image OP-P-05590/11

Large group of women with one man outside a church, undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Posed Pictures" OP-P-05590/11

facsimile

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Community: People in Informal Pictures

Image Folder PF-05590/183

Lilli M. Bradley, 1947 #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/183

2.5x3.5 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/184

Man, 1940s #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/184

8x10 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/185

Woman, 1940s #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/185

3.5x4.5 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/186

Two women and a baby, 1966 #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/186

3x3 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/187

Young man in bar, 1968 #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/187

3x3 color print

Image Folder PF-05590/188

Woman, 1969 #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/188

3x3 color print

Image Folder PF-05590/189

Two boys, 1969 #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/189

3x3 color print

Image Folder PF-05590/190

Young man, 1970s #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/190

3.5x4.5 color print

Image Folder PF-05590/191

Three young men, 1970s #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/191

2x2 color print

Image Folder PF-05590/192

Young woman, 1970s #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/192

3x3 color print

Image Folder PF-05590/193

Man and woman, 1970s #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/193

3x3 color print

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Man and woman, 1970s #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/194

3x3 color print

Image Folder PF-05590/195

Young man and woman, 1970s #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/195

3x3 color print

Image Folder PF-05590/196

Man, 1970s #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/196

3x3 color print

Image Folder PF-05590/197

Basketball player, 1970s #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/197

photocopy

Image Folder PF-05590/198

"Tanya, Taneisha, Jamal," 1980 #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/198

3x5 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/199

Three women, 1988 #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/199

3x3 color print

Image Folder PF-05590/200

Three women, 1988 #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/200

3x3 color print

Image Folder PF-05590/201

Small boy, undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/201

8x10 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/202

Man, undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/202

8x10 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/203

Woman in kitchen, undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/203

3x3 color print

Image Folder PF-05590/204

Woman [in medical office?] #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/204

3x3 color print

Image Folder PF-05590/205

Woman, undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/205

3x3 color print

Image Folder PF-05590/206

Woman, undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/206

photocopy

Image Folder PF-05590/207

School children and adult, undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/207

facsimile

Image Folder PF-05590/208

Four children, undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/208

8x10 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/209

Large group of children, undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/209

8x10 black-and-white print

facsimile

Image Folder PF-05590/210

Four young men, undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/210

8x10 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/211

Two men [at left Muhammed Ali], undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/211

facsimile

Image Folder PF-05590/212

Lillie Bell Jackson with sons, undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/212

2.5x3.5 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/213

Woman and baby, undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/213

3.5x4.5 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/214

Woman, man, and baby, undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/214

8x10 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/215

Woman, man, and toddler, undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/215

3x5 color print

Image Folder PF-05590/216

Two women, undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/216

2.5x3.5 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/217

Two women at event, undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/217

3.5x4.5 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/218

Three women at a religious conference, undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/218

3x3 color print

Image Folder PF-05590/219

Two women and a man, undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/219

3x3 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/220

Woman and two men, undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/220

8x10 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/269

Three women and one man #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/269

copy negative

Image Folder PF-05590/221

Congregation and choir in church, undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/221

4x6 color print

Image Folder PF-05590/222

Coalminers, undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/222

photocopy

Image Folder PF-05590/223

Eastern Kentucky Social Club, Lynch Chapter, undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/223

photocopy

Image Folder PF-05590/224

Eastern Kentucky Social Club, "Home Sweet Black Mountain Home," 1997 #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/224

photocopy

Image Folder PF-05590/270

Community, undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/270

copy negative

Image Folder PF-05590/271

Community, undated #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/271

35mm roll film negative

Image Folder PF-05590/225

Open casket #05590, Series: "Community: People in Informal Pictures" PF-05590/225

3x3 color print

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Community: Places

Image Folder PF-05590/226

Auditorium interior, undated #05590, Series: "Community: Places" PF-05590/226

photocopy

Image Folder PF-05590/227

Building exterior, undated #05590, Series: "Community: Places" PF-05590/227

photocopy

Image Folder PF-05590/228

Coal cars on railroad tracks, undated #05590, Series: "Community: Places" PF-05590/228

post card

Image Folder PF-05590/229

United Supply Company Store, exterior, 1920 #05590, Series: "Community: Places" PF-05590/229

facsimile

"The large 3 story structure made of native sandstone contained a bakery, ice plant, meat shop, clothing and shoe department, furniture store, carpet division, grocery department, and millinery shop. A truck could be driven into the basement to be loaded."

Image Folder PF-05590/230

Building, exterior, 1950s #05590, Series: "Community: Places" PF-05590/230

8x10 black-and-white print

photocopy

Image Folder PF-05590/231

Building, interior, undated #05590, Series: "Community: Places" PF-05590/231

8x10 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/232

Building, interior, undated #05590, Series: "Community: Places" PF-05590/232

8x10 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/233

Construction site, 1919 #05590, Series: "Community: Places" PF-05590/233

photocopy

Image Folder PF-05590/234

Construction site, undated #05590, Series: "Community: Places" PF-05590/234

4x6 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/235

Entrance to mine 31 "Safety the first consideration," undated #05590, Series: "Community: Places" PF-05590/235

Image Folder PF-05590/236

Grain mill, exterior, undated #05590, Series: "Community: Places" PF-05590/236

5x7 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/237

House exterior, undated #05590, Series: "Community: Places" PF-05590/237

photocopy

Image Folder PF-05590/238

Houses and outbuildings, undated #05590, Series: "Community: Places" PF-05590/238

3x3 black-and-white print

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Infirmary with patients and medical personnel, undated #05590, Series: "Community: Places" PF-05590/239

photocopy

Image Folder PF-05590/240

Lynch Methodist Church Colored, undated #05590, Series: "Community: Places" PF-05590/240

facsimile

Image Folder PF-05590/241

Mined coal #05590, Series: "Community: Places" PF-05590/241

photocopy

Image Folder PF-05590/242

School building exterior with students on steps, undated #05590, Series: "Community: Places" PF-05590/242

facsimile

Image Folder PF-05590/272

School building exterior with students on steps, undated #05590, Series: "Community: Places" PF-05590/272

copy negative

Image Folder PF-05590/243

School building exterior, undated #05590, Series: "Community: Places" PF-05590/243

photocopy

"Lynch Colored was completed 1921. Two frame buildings in camps one and five which housed the grade school since 1918. Professor William H. Craig was principal of Lynch Colored Public High School 1926-1929. In 1928 the first four graduates received their diplomas under Prof. Craig."

Image Folder PF-05590/244

School building exterior, undated #05590, Series: "Community: Places" PF-05590/244

Image Folder PF-05590/245

School building exterior, undated #05590, Series: "Community: Places" PF-05590/245

facsimile

Image Folder PF-05590/246

School building exterior, undated #05590, Series: "Community: Places" PF-05590/246

facsimile

Image Folder PF-05590/247

Street scene, Parade float, undated #05590, Series: "Community: Places" PF-05590/247

5x7 black-and-white print

Image Folder PF-05590/248

Street scene, Parade, undated #05590, Series: "Community: Places" PF-05590/248

photocopy

Image Folder PF-05590/249

Street scene, Parade, undated #05590, Series: "Community: Places" PF-05590/249

photocopy

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Alumni Association

Image Folder PF-05590/250

Vivian Breedlove Knight birthday celebration, 2005 #05590, Series: "Alumni Association" PF-05590/250

4x6 color print

Image Folder PF-05590/251

Vivian Breedlove Knight birthday celebration, 2005 #05590, Series: "Alumni Association" PF-05590/251

4x6 color print

Image Folder PF-05590/252

Vivian Breedlove Knight birthday celebration, 2005 #05590, Series: "Alumni Association" PF-05590/252

4x6 color print

Image Folder PF-05590/253

Vivian Breedlove Knight birthday celebration, 2005 #05590, Series: "Alumni Association" PF-05590/253

4x6 color print

Image Folder PF-05590/254

Vivian Breedlove Knight birthday celebration, 2005 #05590, Series: "Alumni Association" PF-05590/254

4x6 color print

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Vivian Breedlove Knight birthday celebration, 2005 #05590, Series: "Alumni Association" PF-05590/255

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Vivian Breedlove Knight birthday celebration, 2005 #05590, Series: "Alumni Association" PF-05590/256

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Vivian Breedlove Knight birthday celebration, 2005 #05590, Series: "Alumni Association" PF-05590/257

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Vivian Breedlove Knight birthday celebration, 2005 #05590, Series: "Alumni Association" PF-05590/258

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Vivian Breedlove Knight birthday celebration, 2005 #05590, Series: "Alumni Association" PF-05590/259

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Vivian Breedlove Knight birthday celebration, 2005 #05590, Series: "Alumni Association" PF-05590/260

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Class of 1963 reunion, undated #05590, Series: "Alumni Association" PF-05590/261

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Class of 1963 reunion, undated #05590, Series: "Alumni Association" OP-P-05590/12

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About 25 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Papers are primarily printed items, including newspaper and magazine clippings, booklets with remembrances and local history for alumni, an alumni event program, a 1961 Lynch High School diploma, and certificates. Of interest is a copy of an enumerating sheet of Lynch, Ky., school census data for 1934. Census information includes the name, age, parents, race, and disabilities of children ages six to eighteen living in the school district in Harlan County, Ky.

Records of the Alumni Association's operations are sparse, but include articles of incorporation, a small amount of correspondence, annual reports, and membership lists and directories.

Folder 1

Enumerating sheet for school census data, Lynch (Ky.) Independent School District, 1934 #05590, Series: "2. Papers, 1934-2010." Folder 1

Census information includes the name, age, parents, race, and disabilities of children ages six to eighteen living in the school district in Harlan County, Ky. Race is defined as either "w" for white or "c" for colored.

Folder 2

Newspaper clippings (copies) about Lynch, Ky., from Kentucky papers. 1936, 1954, and 1957 #05590, Series: "2. Papers, 1934-2010." Folder 2

Articles about a newly built theater, high school basketball, and retirements of two teachers.

Folder 3

Diploma for Lynch High School West Main, Oliver Elmore Jones, 1961 #05590, Series: "2. Papers, 1934-2010." Folder 3

Folder 4

Clipping (copy), "And of course, we will always remember and be grateful to those who taught us" 1981 #05590, Series: "2. Papers, 1934-2010." Folder 4

Facts about Lynch, Ky., and images of the faculty and staff of Lynch Colored Public School.

Folder 5

Booklet, "'Wanting to be remembered' Lynch Colored Public/West Main High School (1923-1963)," 1988 #05590, Series: "2. Papers, 1934-2010." Folder 5

Includes images of the school, students, faculty, and athletic teams; historical background about the town, town founder Thomas Lynch, the school, and faculty; census information for the school district; athletic eligibility lists; lyrics for the alma mater and fight song; and copies of Kentucky newspaper articles.

Folder 6

Amended and Restated Articles of Incorporation of Lynch Colored High School West Main Alumni Association, Inc., 1994 #05590, Series: "2. Papers, 1934-2010." Folder 6

Folder 7

Correspondence from 1994, 1995, 1997 #05590, Series: "2. Papers, 1934-2010." Folder 7

Draft of letter concerning fund raising and building use, letter received concerning a site for a proposed museum, and a letter from Association's lawyer concerning exclusive use of the corporate name.

Folder 8

Booklet, "Remembering Home, School & Friends West Main High School 1948-1960," 2000 #05590, Series: "2. Papers, 1934-2010." Folder 8

Includes images of the school and its students and faculty, historical background, class rosters, copies of Kentucky newspaper articles, and remembrances of the school and the town.

Folder 9

Certificate of existence and reinstatement from the Commonwealth of Kentucky, Lynch Colored High School West Main Alumni Association, Inc., 2001 #05590, Series: "2. Papers, 1934-2010." Folder 9

Folder 10

Mock-ups and drafts for booklet, 2001 #05590, Series: "2. Papers, 1934-2010." Folder 10

Folder 11

Annual report to Commonwealth of Kentucky, Lynch Colored High School West Main Alumni Association, Inc., 2002 #05590, Series: "2. Papers, 1934-2010." Folder 11

Folder 12

Invitation to birthday celebration for Vivian Breedlove Knight " Our Oldest Living Legend," 2005 #05590, Series: "2. Papers, 1934-2010." Folder 12

Folder 13

Curriculum vitae for Vivian L. Breedlove Knight, 2005 #05590, Series: "2. Papers, 1934-2010." Folder 13

Knight taught at Lynch Colored Public Grammar/High School from 1937 through 1954.

Folder 14

Alumni Association event notices, 2005 #05590, Series: "2. Papers, 1934-2010." Folder 14

Draft announcement for an alumni event and flier for a Dinner & Yard Sale.

Folder 15

Form for the annual report to Commonwealth of Kentucky, 2006 #05590, Series: "2. Papers, 1934-2010." Folder 15

Folder 16

Program for the Pirate Reunion Awards and Recognition Banquet, 2010 #05590, Series: "2. Papers, 1934-2010." Folder 16

Folder 17

Certificate of attendance for the Pirate Reunion, 2010 #05590, Series: "2. Papers, 1934-2010." Folder 17

Folder 18

Narrative tribute to Priscilla L. Butts, undated #05590, Series: "2. Papers, 1934-2010." Folder 18

Butts graduated from West Main High School

Folder 19

Mock-up or template with Lynch Colored High School seal, undated #05590, Series: "2. Papers, 1934-2010." Folder 19

Folder 20

Proof sheets, "Lynch Colored Public Independent High School 1921-1963" #05590, Series: "2. Papers, 1934-2010." Folder 20

Historical background about the school buildings and administrators

Folder 21

Alumni Association membership form, undated #05590, Series: "2. Papers, 1934-2010." Folder 21

Folder 22

Check, Alumni Association's BB&T account, undated #05590, Series: "2. Papers, 1934-2010." Folder 22

Folder 23

Draft letter to recruit Alumni Association board members, undated #05590, Series: "2. Papers, 1934-2010." Folder 23

Folder 24

Alumni association membership lists with directory information, undated #05590, Series: "2. Papers, 1934-2010." Folder 24

Oversize Paper OP-05590/1

"Gallery of Great Black Kentuckians, " Benjamin F. Shobe, autographed and undated #05590, Series: "2. Papers, 1934-2010." OP-05590/1

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Processed by: Laura Hart, May 2015

Encoded by: Laura Hart, May 2015

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