Albany Colored School Register, 1937-1947, Greene County, Tennessee

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Albany Colored School Register, 1937-1947, Greene County, Tennessee


Tennessee; African American women; African Americans--Appalachian Region; African American women--History; African American school children; African American school principals; African Americans--Education--Southern States; Schools--Records and correspondence; Student records--Greene County.


Albany Colored School Register from 1937-1947

Information includes: student name, parent/guardian name and occupation, teacher's name, grades taught and educational history, annual property report on the school, breakdown of class schedule and summaries of the year's progress. In some school registers, notes are written in the margins. Information included is a valuable resource for identifying familial ties, migration and locations of Black communities across Greene County, Tennessee.

Surnames of the school children are as follows:
Arnett Anderson, Charles, Clark, Cooter, Dawkins, Easterly, Farby, Fort, Forney, Gillispie, Gregory, Gudger, Harris, Hoard, Jones, McClure, Payne, Sarden, Scruggs, Smith, Snapp, Weems, Whiteside, Wilson, and Williams.


Greene County, Tennessee


Greene County School System


Black in Appalachia


Alona Norwood


This item was sourced from the Greene County Schools at 932 West Summer Street, Greeneville, TN 37743. This item can be used for personal reflection and research but not for commercial purposes. Any additional questions about usage should be directed to Ellen Myers, Materials Clerk/ESP Assistant (423) 798-2620.


United States-- Tennessee- Greene County



Greene County, Tennessee, “Albany Colored School Register, 1937-1947, Greene County, Tennessee,” Black in Appalachia: Community History Digital Archive, accessed November 26, 2022,