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Harrison Public School
Photo from Home Directory of the Colored People of Chester, 1906 compiled by Lawrence L. Barrett & C. I. Wilson. The photographs in the book were taken by Mr. H. E. Williams, 210 E Broad St., Chester.
Townsend St. below Second
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following brief History of Harrison Public School is taken from the Home
Directory of the Colored People of Chester, 1906 compiled by Lawrence
L. Barrett & C. I. Wilson. This reference is available at the DCHS
Harrison School, situated on Townsend street, below Second, was erected in the spring of 1873. This building contains two rooms, and was named when erected Townsend Street School.
Those who have taught here successfully one or more terms are: Miss Agnes Roebuck, Dr. Samuel G. Gould, Miss Fannie V. Camp, Mrs. Mary Marshall-Armitage, Miss Mary Bishop, Mrs. Dora V. Brooks-Needham., Mr. Pliny I. Locke, Mrs. Mary J. Hawkins-Locke, Mr. A. B. Wilson, Mr. Stephen B. Gibson, Mr. William Cooper, Mrs. Hessie Thomas-Peterson, Mr. William H. F. Armstead, Mrs. Edith Games-Woodfaulk, Mrs. Charles I. Wilson, Mrs. Emma K. White-Porter and Mrs. Alice M. Quarles.
The present teachers are: Mrs. Mary C. Shields-Smith and Miss Ella P. Webb. Mrs. Lucretia W. Blow, janitress.
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