NEGRO SCHOOL HOUSE TO BE ERECTED
Picture of New Negro School House at Lee Arterbury’s Office
The city council has finally accepted plans for the erection of a new school building for the Negroes of Greenwood. For the past two or three years, the present education facilities for the colored people in the city have been poor, and they have been in sore need of this new school building.
Some time ago the City of Greenwood secured a pretty site for the Negro school building in the fast growing McShane Addition, and an advertisement is now being made for contractors to erect same.
In front of the real estate office of Dr. Lee Arterbury can be seen a good picture of what the city council propose to erect for the Negro children. Pass by and see how well the City Fathers have treated the colored people in the city. Mr. Frank McGeoy is architect of this building.
Work upon this building will be begun at a near date and it will very probably be completed in a few months so as to be occupied during the coming sessions of the Greenwood Colored School.
From The Commonwealth, June 17, 1910
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