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Interior view, Central School, Asheboro, Randolph County, North Carolina

Central School (Asheboro, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Interior view, Central School, Asheboro, Randolph County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
School buildings
Original Format:
Color slides; 2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh1323pnc002
Created Date:
Description:
Provenance: The school was funded by the Juilius Rosenwald Fund and the Slater Fund as a school for African American students with Professor C. A..Barrett as the first principal. | Architectural Note: The marble cornerstone of the current structure exists from an earlier building, one of the first schools for African Americans in Randolph County. | Historical Note: The school was initially called the Randolph County Training School, and was later renamed Central School. The school closed in 1969 after integration of the school systems in Randolph County. County agencies utilized the building until 1981, when a local neighborhood organization bought the property for community use. The school is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Location:
Asheboro (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Preservation North Carolina
Collection:
Preservation North Carolina Historic Architecture Slide Collection, 1965-2005 (PNC slides) held by
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
Reproduction and use of this material requires permission from Preservation North Carolina. For general information see the Preservation North Carolina website (http://www.presnc.org).
Funding:
Digitization of this image was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Building:

Street:
414 Watkins St.
Community:
Asheboro
State:
NC
Zip:
27203
Provenance note:
The school was funded by the Juilius Rosenwald Fund and the Slater Fund as a school for African American students with Professor C. A..Barrett as the first principal.
Architectural note:
The marble cornerstone of the current structure exists from an earlier building, one of the first schools for African Americans in Randolph County.
Historical note:
The school was initially called the Randolph County Training School, and was later renamed Central School. The school closed in 1969 after integration of the school systems in Randolph County. County agencies utilized the building until 1981, when a local neighborhood organization bought the property for community use. The school is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Asheboro (N.C.)
Subjects:
School buildings
African Americans -- Education
Latitude, Longitude:
35.710757, -79.804076

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