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

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

Title:
Partial view, Central School, Asheboro, Randolph County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
School buildings
Original Format:
Color slides
Extent:
2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh1323pnc006
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 Preservation North Carolina
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).
RightsStatements.org:
In Copyright
For more information:
http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0
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: Central School -- Randolph County Training School (Asheboro, Randolph County, North Carolina)

Built:
Street:
414 Watkins St.
Community:
Asheboro
State:
North Carolina
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:
African Americans -- Education
African Americans -- History
Community centers
Cornerstones
Historic buildings
Historic buildings
Integration
Marble
National Register of Historic Places
School buildings
Segregation
Latitude, Longitude:
35.710757, -79.804076