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Photograph, c. 1952, (Summerton, S.C.), of Scott's Branch School Gymnasium

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Title:Photograph, c. 1952, (Summerton, S.C.), of Scott's Branch School Gymnasium

Black-and-white photograph of the gymnasium for Scott's Branch school in Clarendon County, South Carolina. The gymnasium was built in 1952 in an effort to show that the African American school was equal to the local white high school.

"This Building was erected at the Scott's Branch School about 1950 in an effort to argue that the Negro School (Scott's Branch) was equal to the local white High School (erected 1949-1950 school year. First used by school 2nd semester). Brick Building at Right is the gymnasium in 1952 in a real effort to improve the school situation"--verso photograph.

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Types:Black-and-white photographs | Text
Subjects:Public Schools--South Carolina--Summerton | African American schools--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Segregation in education--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Segregation--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Race discrimination--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Clarendon County (S.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Race relations | African Americans--Education--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Scott's Branch High School (Summerton, S.C.) | Gymnasiums--South Carolina--Clarendon County | United States, South Carolina, Summerton | United States, South Carolina, Clarendon County
Collection:Rev. Joseph A. DeLaine Papers ca. 1918-2000
Institution:University of South Carolina
Contributors:University of South Carolina. Libraries. Digital Collections | South Caroliniana Library
Original Material:

Legal size - 13439 - (Folder 29), Joseph Armstrong DeLaine papers, ca. 1918-2000, South Caroliniana Library, University of South Carolina, Columbus, South Carolina.

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Digital image copyright 2008, The University of South Carolina. All rights reserved. For more information contact The South Caroliniana Library, USC, Columbia, SC 29208.

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Forms part of online collection: Rev. Joseph A. DeLaine papers, ca. 1918-2000.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digital.tcl.sc.edu/u?/jad,872