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Object Name Program
Object ID 2011.001.001
Summary Program, plaque unveiling for the three African Americans, James Alexander Palmer, Grover Sutton, and Sam Camp, killed in 1937 while working on the "grade elimination" project (lowering of the train tracks). Program was part of the High Point's Sesquicentennial celebration and featured a presentation of colors by the Fire Department, a speech from Glenn Chavis, and and a history of the railroad and High Point by Vicki Alston and Richard Wood. Unveiling took place March 31, 2009.

Program also contains a list of other sesquicentennial events, information about the grade elimination project, and the names of Sesquicentennial Commission members and City Council members.
Genre Sesquicentennial, City of High Point
Date March 31, 2009
Event Sesquicentennial, City of High Point
People Alston, Vicki Walker
Camp, Sam (?-1937)
Chavis, Glenn Romero
Mason, John
Morgan, James Franklin
Palmer, James Alexander
Smothers, Rebecca Rhodes
Sutton, Grover
Wood, Richard F.
Search Terms High Point's Sesquicentennial
Credit Line Museum Collection