- Interior view with window, Central School, Asheboro, Randolph County, North Carolina
- Original Format:
- 2 x 2 in.
- Item identifier:
- Digital Project:
- Preservation North Carolina
- Preservation North Carolina Historic Architecture Slide Collection, 1965-2005 (PNC slides) held by Preservation North Carolina
- Note field:
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- 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: Central School -- Randolph County Training School (Asheboro, Randolph County, North Carolina)
- 414 Watkins St.
- North Carolina
- 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.
African Americans -- Education
African Americans -- History
National Register of Historic Places
- Latitude, Longitude:
- 35.710757, -79.804076