Arkansas History Commission
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Negative of the football team standing in front of an unidentified building at the CWR Academy that was probably taken in 1939. Wesley E. Hayes was President of Consolidated White River (CWR) Academy located in Brinkley, Monroe County, Arkansas, 1938-48. He also taught at Fargo Agricultural School in Fargo, Monroe County, Arkansas. The CWR Academy was an African American elementary and secondary school that was founded by former principal J.E. Clarke in 1893. The school was owned by a board of trustees and supported by two Baptist associations.
Arkansas History Commission
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Negative of the girl's choir in front of an unidentified building at the CWR Academy in 1939. Wesley E. Hayes was President of Consolidated White River (CWR) Academy located in Brinkley, Monroe County, Arkansas, 1938-48. He also taught at Fargo Agricultural School in Fargo, Monroe County, Arkansas. The CWR Academy was an African American elementary and secondary school that was founded by former principal J.E. Clarke in 1893. The school was owned by a board of trustees and supported by two Baptist associations.
Arkansas History Commission
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Negative taken for October 12, 1965, Arkansas Gazette article "Agricultural Education Is Important at Southern State," B1:2. Southern State College in Magnolia, Columbia County, Arkansas, was once the Arkansas Agricultural and Mechanical College. Lewis (Ike) Smart (1891-1965), assistant professor of agricultural at Southern State, and Alan Deramus of Cherry Hill, Polk County, work, teach, and learn in the cattle program. An unidentified girl helps Smart feed a calf.
Arkansas History Commission
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Negative taken of two milk cows from the Fargo Agricultural School dairy herd grazing, which were groomed by girls in the 9th grade Home Economics that are in the backgound. The Fargo Agricultural School was founded by Floyd B. Brown and his wife Lillian Nora Epps Brown in Fargo, Monroe County, Arkansas in 1919 and the school operated until 1949. The school was an African American owned and operated boarding school for African American boys and girls with a flexible curriculum. As a private school, the Fargo Agricultural School was supported by contributions and the sales of its products. Floyd Brown was born April 27, 1891 at Stampley, Jefferson County, Mississippi and died September 11, 1961 in the Baptist Hospital in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas while a resident of Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, Arkansas. He attended Tuskegee Institute in Tuskegee, Macon County, Alabama and Tennessee State College.
Arkansas History Commission
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Negative taken of football team on field at Arkansas Agricultural, Mechanical and Normal (A.M. & N.) College (now University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff) in Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, Arkansas probably in the late 1930's possibly.
Arkansas History Commission
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Negative taken of Catholic school girls in uniform with convent in background at Saint Peter's School in Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, Arkansas. In 1889, the Colored Industrial Institute (later called St. Peter's Catholic School after 1916) opened in Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, Arkansas. Monsignor John M. Lucey was the driving force behind the establishment of St. Peter's School. The school was located near Jones' Park on State Street between 15th and 16th Avenues. The school was staffed by the Sisters of Charity from Nazareth, Kentucky from 1889-1901; the Sisters of the Holy Family from New Orleans, Louisiana from 1901-1909; the Sisters of the Holy Ghost and Mary Immaculate from San Antonio, Texas from 1913-1927; and the Sisters of the Holy Spirit from Techny, Illinois from 1927 until the school closed in 1975. The school reopened as an elementary school staffed by the School Sisters of Notre Dame from Dallas, Texas in 1984.
Arkansas History Commission
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Negative taken of First Communicant Girls at Saint Peter's School in Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, Arkansas. In 1889, the Colored Industrial Institute (later called St. Peter's Catholic School after 1916) opened in Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, Arkansas. Monsignor John M. Lucey was the driving force behind the establishment of St. Peter's School. The school was located near Jones' Park on State Street between 15th and 16th Avenues. The school was staffed by the Sisters of Charity from Nazareth, Kentucky from 1889-1901; the Sisters of the Holy Family from New Orleans, Louisiana from 1901-1909; the Sisters of the Holy Ghost and Mary Immaculate from San Antonio, Texas from 1913-1927; and the Sisters of the Holy Spirit from Techny, Illinois from 1927 until the school closed in 1975. The school reopened as an elementary school staffed by the School Sisters of Notre Dame from Dallas, Texas in 1984.
Arkansas History Commission
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Negative taken group portait of "Bluejackets" football team at Saint Peter's School in Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, Arkansas. In 1889, the Colored Industrial Institute (later called St. Peter's Catholic School after 1916) opened in Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, Arkansas. Monsignor John M. Lucey was the driving force behind the establishment of St. Peter's School. The school was located near Jones' Park on State Street between 15th and 16th Avenues. The school was staffed by the Sisters of Charity from Nazareth, Kentucky from 1889-1901; the Sisters of the Holy Family from New Orleans, Louisiana from 1901-1909; the Sisters of the Holy Ghost and Mary Immaculate from San Antonio, Texas from 1913-1927; and the Sisters of the Holy Spirit from Techny, Illinois from 1927 until the school closed in 1975. The school reopened as an elementary school staffed by the School Sisters of Notre Dame from Dallas, Texas in 1984.
Arkansas History Commission
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Negative of Willie Mae Starks of Forrest City, Saint Francis County, Arkansas, who was the first graduate from Fargo Agricultural School (F.A.S.), Fargo, Monroe County, Arkansas in 1927. Willie Mae Starks was born on October 29, 1900 in Saint Francis County, Arkansas to William Ulysses Starks and Rena Brittenum Starks. After graduating from F.A.S. in 1924 and from Arkansas Agricultural, Machanical and Normal College (now the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff) in Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, Arkansas, she became a teacher and landowner in Madison, Saint Francis County, Arkansas. She was a member of the Madison Light M.B. Church and the Magnolia Chapter 105 Order of the Eastern Star. She died on August 28, 1986 in Madison, Arkansas.
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Negative taken of male members of 1945 graduating class of Merrill High School in Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, Arkansas. Included are Charlie Jones, U.G. Dalton, Fred Martin, Walter Adams and Paul Branton.