1939: Greenville High School Renamed for Clem

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1939: Greenville High School Renamed for Clem


Tennessee; African American women; African Americans--Appalachian Region; African American men; African Americans--Southern States; African American heritage; African American youth; African American students; African Americans--Education; African Americans--Education--Southern States; African Americans -- Education (Higher) --Southern States. African American universities and colleges -- Southern States


A Greeneville Sun article from November 19, 1993 detailing the origins of the George Clem School as the Greeneville College. George Clem served as the principal of the Greeneville College High School from 1935-1939. In 1939, after the death of George Clem, the school was renamed The George Clem School.


The Greeneville Sun


Greeneville Greene County History Museum


Black in Appalachia


November 5, 2019


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1993; United States--Tennessee--Greeneville

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The Greeneville Sun, “1939: Greenville High School Renamed for Clem,” Black in Appalachia: Community History Digital Archive, accessed December 3, 2021, https://blackinappalachia.omeka.net/items/show/803.