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Created by:
Booker T. Washington High School, American, founded 1913  Search this
J.T. H. West  Search this
Subject of:
Horace S. Hughes, American, 1896 - 1952  Search this
Seymour Williams  Search this
Owned by:
J. Kavin Ross, American  Search this
ink on paper
12 1/2 x 9 3/4 x 1/4 in. (31.8 x 24.8 x 0.6 cm)
Place depicted:
Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, United States, North and Central America
A 48 page 1921 Booker T. Washington High School, Tulsa OK School yearbook. There is no binding and the pages are very brittle, stained and torn. The front cover is printed in black ink on brown paper. Within a geometric border with square corners is [Booker T. Washington / High School / Tulsa, Oklahoma]. At center is a graphic reading [EXCELSIOR / 1921] within a border of leaves. There is an illegible signature at bottom right. The first page features a photograph of the main building of the school and the following pages include portraits of graduating seniors, class history, class poem, course of study, faculty portraits, student clubs and organizations, and portraits of the junior, sophomore, and freshmen classes. The final pages have advertisements for local businesses. The top row of the faculty page includes the following, as identified by Julius Pegues: Horace Hughes, 2nd from the left; Seymour Williams, 6th from the left; and J.T. H. West, 7th from the left.
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
American West  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Communities  Search this
Education  Search this
Youth  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture