Original photograph of the graduating class of the Pineville Colored School, Pineville, North Carolina, 1945

Pineville, NC: N.p., 1945. Vintage black-and-white snapshot of the graduating class of 1945 of the Pineville Colored School in Pineville, North Carolina. Holograph pencil annotation to the verso noting the date and location.

Pineville Colored School served African American students in southern Mecklenburg County, and in 1958 changed its name to Sterling School. The school continues to operate today as Sterling Elementary School.

7 x 5 inches. Very Good, with a light tidemark to the right edge, and a vertical crease affecting the left portion of the photograph.


[Book #153585]