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Adults Seize Oppurtunity to Acquire Education.pdf
An account of night classes in basic education held at Philadelphia schools for AfricanAmerican students. Charles Vance personally attended night classes offered at Barratt Middle School as part of the Barratt Evening School program.

Barratt Nite School.JPG
Newspaper account of the Barratt and Reynolds night elementary schools. The last two of fifteen such schools opened after the First World War. Despite the budget shortfalls and the other schools closing, these two continued to grow and thrive.…

Stanley Theatre.jpg
The Stanley Theatre located on the corner of 16th Street and Market Street segregated African Americans in the gallery of the theatre, separate from White patrons. I. Maximilian Martin Jr. became involved in the desegregation of the theatre when he…

Durham School 4 copy.jpg
Students doing calisthenics in the Thomas Durham School, 16th and Lombard, Philadelphia, PA, June 1914.
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