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Photograph of Douglass High School - El Paso, Texas.

The first school for blacks had only seven students and was opened in March 1883 in the home of John Smith. Andrew Morelock was both principal and teacher. The school was given the name of "Douglass School" in tribute to Frederick Douglass, a well respected statesman and orator and one of the country's strongest abolitionist.
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Uploaded on 02.27.2017 by El Paso Museum of History

Central / Chamizal, (1940 - 1949), Education

  • Douglass High School
  • escuela secundaria Douglass

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