Knox College Struggle and Progress-African Americans in Knox County, Illinois (Knox College)
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Negroes in Galesburg schools
Negroes in Galesburg schools
TitleNegroes in Galesburg schools
DescriptionA scrap of paper in the J. Howell Atwood manuscript collection detailing the number of African American students in the Galesburg schools. The manuscript hand is unknown. The year the data refers to is unknown; a note in the margin says "Data gathered by Rev. W.T. Green & given to Donald Strand."
SubjectSchools
Named PersonGreen, Rev. W.T.
CreatorAtwood, Jesse Howell;
TypeText
Formattiff
IdentifierJ. Howell Atwood Manuscript Collection (box 9)
Languageeng
RightsSee http://library.knox.edu/digitalcollections/rightsinfo.htm
CollectionStruggle and Progress-African Americans in Knox County, Illinois (Knox College)
Date Digital2012-07-18
Transcript[In left margin is written:
Data
gathered by
Rev. W.T. Green.
& given to
Donald
Strand

Negroes in Galesburg Schools]


There is a school at the tye
plant that has 20 pupils. In the public
schools we have 171 colored children, 93 girls
and 78 boys. In the grades they are
divided thus: 1st - 20; 2nd - 15; 3rd - 15;
4th - 21; 5th - 22; 6th - 17; 7th - 14;
8th - 14; 9th - 16; In the senior high
school there are only 17 students, 10th - 4;
11th - 5; and 12th - 8. According to these
Physical Descriptionhandwritten on a scrap of lined paper, 8 x 3 inches
FilenameNegroes in Galesburg Schools data
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