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Collection Additions 
2012
2013
2014

Central High Museum
401 Thomas Jefferson Hwy
Charlotte Court House, VA

434-542-4699
Open Saturdays
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
1956
Visit the Central High Museum!
Support the Museum with a donation!
P. O. Box 514, Charlotte C. H., VA 23923
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The original Charlotte Training School opened on February 12, 1928.
$7,000 to build the school was raised through community effort.
 1937
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 Benefactors:
Jeffress and Curtis
 Ms. Jeffress
 Daniel RagsdaleMartha Ragsdale
David Bruce 
Rev. J. Murray Jeffress
and
Mrs. Elizabeth Smith Curtis


Mrs. Zena Wilson Jeffress

 

Mr. Daniel Mildrich Ragsdale
and Mrs. Martha Ragsdale
The second school, Central High
School, built in the late 1930s,
was initiated with funds donated by
Amb. David K. E. Bruce
Central High Museum has materials available for research and reference including old yearbooks, newspaper clippings and notices, copies of publications by Central High graduates, and the book by David L. Hancock of news concerning African Americans, compiled from the Charlotte Gazette, May 1873 - December 1900. Group photo

Mrs. Bessie H. Lowe, 1st row, 4th from right.

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Special Event
Charlotte High Alumni Association, Inc.
42nd Annual Scholarship Banquet & Ball
1972-2014

Recognizing The Class of 1964

May 23rd-25th, 2014
Doubletree By Hilton
Baltimore-BWI Airport
890 Elkridge Landing Road
Linthicum, Maryland 21090

Contact:
Evelyn King Powell, Chairperson
(410)466-5463/home
(443)289-1947/cell
or
Barbara Allen Johnson, Co-Chairperson
(410)788-8568/home
(410)598-9330/cell

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 baseball uniform
bugle
Drum & Bugle Corps in front of the school.
Central band
 
Purple heart

The Shepperson family sent six
brothers to serve our nation in
World War II.
 Jeffress bust
Bust of Rev. Mr. J. Murray Jeffress, donated by
Mrs. Bessie H. Lowe and
Rev. Dr. Richard H. Lowe.
 Ag bldg
A class in the shop building at CHS.
 Kids on stage
Elementary students practicing for a performance on the CMS stage.
 trophy
 class of 1963
Class of 1963
 lunchroom
The CMS cafeteria in 1943.
artwork
  Art work by former
Central High students.
biology student
A Central H. S. biology student in 1943
math class
Mr. Cooley's math class in 1943.
Moses Hall 
Home Office of the Grand United Order
of Moses in Charlotte Court House.

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