Pruitt Hill Colored School 1937-1956 Greene County, Tennessee

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Title

Pruitt Hill Colored School 1937-1956 Greene County, Tennessee

Subject

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, Tennessee.
Description

Description

Pruitt Hill Colored School Registers from 1937-1956

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, Branner, Blue, Carter, Cobb, Easterly, Freeman, Gregory, Hill, Hoard, Hunter, Jones, Payne, Price, Pugh, Rader, Simmons, Smith, Snoddy, Tedford, 0Weems and Wells.

Creator

Greene County, Tennessee

Source

Greene County School System

Publisher

Black in Appalachia

Contributor

Alona Norwood

Rights

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.

Coverage

United States-- Tennessee- Greene County

Files

Citation

Greene County, Tennessee, “Pruitt Hill Colored School 1937-1956 Greene County, Tennessee,” Black in Appalachia: Community History Digital Archive, accessed November 26, 2022, https://blackinappalachia.omeka.net/items/show/2119.