City Directories and History: Clinton Normal and Industrial College, Crawford Rd., Robert J. Boulware (Roberta J., Principal), President (1920), Friendship Normal
and Industrial College and John Cunningham @ #128 St., Rev. Mansel P. Hall (Mary), President (1920), Emmett Scott Public School, Crawford Rd., Frank Neal, Principal (1920), Hermon Presbyterian School (private), 443 Railroad Ave. (1908-20), Rev. J. T. Wright (Hermon Presbyterian Ch.), Principal St. Paul’s Episcopal Mission School, Black Street near Wilson St., John B. Elliott, Principal (1908)
Information written and submitted to R&R by George R. Garrison, Ph.D. – Kent State University
The Herald reported on Feb. 15, 1896 – “Lawson D. Melton, Chairman of the State Republican Party, will deliver an address at Friendship Institute, near Holler’s old brick yard.”
The RH Record reported on May 25, 1908 – “That the Friendship School has been under the management of Miss Vera Greer this year. It closed with a program by the students.”
The Herald reported, Sept. 1, 1925 – “That Friendship College received a building permit to undertake repairs to two building for a cost of $500.”
The Herald reported on Sept. 4, 1925 – “That school enrollment has been announced for the fall term: High School (451), Jr. High School (234), Central School (388), Arcade-Victoria (102), Northside (350), Highland Park (72), Ebenezer Avenue (324), Kindergarten (54), Emmett Scott (420), Boyd Hill (114).”
The Herald reported on May 27, 1941 – “Friendship College will hold graduation ceremonies. There are sixty graduates in the college department and twelve in the high school department. Clinton College will graduate about fifteen in the college department and thirteen in the high school. Emmett Scott High School graduates twenty seven student.”
Also see the individual R&R page for Emmett Scott High School, as well as, Clinton Junior College.
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