Durham High School Faculty

Abstract/Description: Inscription on back of photo reads: "Photograph probably taken on the steps of the old high school, which later became the City Hall, Morris Street. Front row: Mr. D. H. Kilpatrick (taught later at Furman), Charles H. Newman (English and Latin), unidentified, unidentified, Mr. H. E. Nycum (Latin), F. Jay Bates (principal). Man on back row at right end: Mr. De Bruyne (math). Three men at left, from L-R: Mr. J. L. Selby (shop), Quinton Holton (history), C. H. Cobb. Ladies (in circular row): Grace Holton, Eunice Chaplin, Minnie Brady (dark dress), unidentified (hair parted in center), Olivia Brooks (lady principal). Next row: Ethel Salloway, Mary Loomis Smith, Pattie Groves (arms folded, black tie), back of Groves is Meta Eppla (English), Miss Ligon, Maude Rogers (next to Mr. DeBruyne). Three ladies, next row: unidentified, Mary W. McGehee, Susie G. Michaels (taught Latin at DHS for more than 40 years). Presented by James W. Michaels to the Historic Preservation Society of Durham, N.C. in May 1975. Received by Dorothy Newsom Rankin, Chairman 'Old Trinity College' Committee. Identification made by Annie and Nellie Garrard, Mary Glasson Brian, and Dorothy Newsom Rankin." Photograph is included in Durham High School yearbook of 1921. Item attributed to Durham High School.
Subject(s): Durham County (N.C.)
Date Created: 1921