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Object Name Album, Photograph
Object ID 1999.002.038
Summary Photo album, black covers and pages tied with black cord. Contains two photographs of Fairview Street School's baseball team, one of a soldier in formation, and sixteen of African-American Boy Scouts in camp and other activities. Also, nine photos are loose in scrapbook, but most are duplicates of photos fastened to pages.

2/2015: Penciled on the backs of 1999.002.038.009/017-018 is the address, "M. J. Gordon / Box 27, / Hampton Inst, Va."
Medium Paper
Additional Information The Boy Scout trip depicted in this album may be the one cited in Glenn Chavis' book "Our Roots, Our Branches, Our Fruit". In September 1927, scoutmaster Ossie E. Davis and twenty scouts took their first-ever encampment at High Rock Lake for one week. Free transportation was provided by the High Point, Thomasville & Denton Railroad.
People Davis, Ossie E.
Search Terms African-American
Fairview Elementary School
Boy Scouts
General: Education