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Douglass High School - William Coleman is in the center of the picture with his family. Principal from 1908 - 1927, he attended Howard University and Brown University and taught at Benedict College, Columbia, and North Carolina. He was assistant principal in Fort Worth, Texas before coming to El Paso. He left El Paso in 1927 returning to Fort Worth, Texas to work as State Treasurer of the Masonic Lodge until his death. Mrs. Emma Coleman his wife also taught at Douglass School.

Uploaded on 05.02.2017 by El Paso Museum of History

Central / Chamizal, (1900 - 1909), Education

  • Douglass High School
  • African Americans

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