Rounds Out 25 Years of Service at School

Title

Rounds Out 25 Years of Service at School

Subject

Mary Ellen Henderson
James Lee School
Falls Church Colored School

Description

Mary Ellen Henderson's retirement from teaching. According to the article, the two room school house (Fall Church Colored School) opened in 1887. The photograph should be cropped out because it from her 1950 retirement, after 31 years of teaching.

Creator

Henderson Family Collection

Date

1944

Rights

Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation

Files

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Collection

Citation

Henderson Family Collection, “Rounds Out 25 Years of Service at School,” 100 Years Black Falls Church, accessed January 19, 2018, http://thecourtyardbrewery.com/items/show/33.

Geolocation

A collaborative project between: African and African American Studies, George Mason University, and the Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation. Funding was provided in part by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.