Baxter Street School official report

Baxter Street School official report

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Baxter Street School (Athens, Ga.).
Title: Baxter Street School official report
Dates: 1901-1907
Quantity: 0.04 Linear feet (1 folder; MS 1642 to MS 1646 in 1 half box)
Abstract:The collection consists of a volume which includes attendance statistics and a listing of corporal punishment that was administered during the year.
Coll. Number: ms1642

Biographical/Historical Note

Athens' first public schools opened in 1886. The Board of Education erected two brick buildings, one for each race. Baxter Street School was Athens first public school for African Americans. In 1893, the school was remodeled for use by white students and the black students were moved to two six-room frame buildings on the east and west of Athens.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Baxter Street School (Athens, Ga.). -- Records and correspondence
Corporal punishment of children--Georgia--Athens.
Official reports.
Public schools--Georgia--Athens.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Baxter Street School official report, 1901-1907. MS 1642. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Official report