O.V. Catto School

Title

O.V. Catto School

Subject

O.V. Catto School, I. Maximilian Martin Jr., Isadore Martin Sr., Philadelphia (Pa.), 42nd Street, Newton School

Description

The O.V. Catto School was an all Black school located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at 26 North 42nd Street. The school was built so White and Black students did not have to attend school together. Isadore Martin Sr. refused to send his son, I. Maximilian Martin Jr., to the school, despite suggestions from Newton School administrators.

Creator

Franklin Davenport Edmunds

Source

Free Library of Philadelphia, Print and Picture Collection

Publisher

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

Date

May 28, 1912

Contributor

John Hashagen, Kelsee Noden

Rights

Used with permission from the Free Library of Philadelphia

Format

JPG

Type

Still Image

Original Format

Photo

Physical Dimensions

512x701

Files

Catto School.jpg
d7964e5467e161df14e8681346d367cd.jpg


Citation

Franklin Davenport Edmunds, “O.V. Catto School,” Goin' North, accessed September 29, 2022, https://goinnorth.org/items/show/379.