June Graduates of the Central High School

Title

June Graduates of the Central High School

Subject

African American Education, Central High School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Description

Twenty-four young Black men, athletes and scholars, graduated from Central High School, representing the largest number of Blacks to graduate in one class in the history of the school.

Creator

Philadelphia Tribune

Source

Philadelphia Tribune

Publisher

WCU, HIS 601/HON 452 Great Migration and Digital Storytelling, Fall 2014

Date

June 25, 1931

Contributor

Kristen Waltz, Erica Knorr

Rights

Used by permission of the Philadelphia Tribune Company, Inc. All rights reserved. The Philadelphia Tribune, with 130 years of continuous publication, is the oldest newspaper in the United States serving the African-American community.

Format

JPG

Type

Text

Text

Tomorrow, Friday, 24 Negro Boys will be graudated in the Class of 195 from Central High School. The largest number of Negroes to Graduate in one Class in the history of the school. Four of them have such high averages they made first quarter of the class. Some are outsanding athletes.
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Original Format

Newspaper

Files

JPEG Graduates of Central High School.jpg


Citation

Philadelphia Tribune, “June Graduates of the Central High School,” Goin' North, accessed December 1, 2022, https://goinnorth.org/items/show/206.