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Guide to the Bankston School: A History MSS.0583

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

February 2008

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-04-22T10:08-0500

Language Usage:

English

April 2013
Collection Title:

Bankston School: A History

Unit ID:

MSS.0583

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet (1 item, 4 pages)

Dates:

circa 1906-1970

Abstract:

Recollections of Bankston School by individuals connected to this school located in Fayette County, Alabama, which opened in 1906 and closed in the mid 1970s, detailing the history of the school's building, school activities, teachers, and principals.

creator

Swartz, Grace

creator

Swartz, Odell

creator

Tyner, Joan Simpson

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains recollections of Bankston School by three individuals connected to the school: Grace Swartz, Joan Simpson Tyner, and Odell Awartz. The Bankston School, located in Fayette County, Alabama, near the community of Belk, opened in 1906 and closed in the mid 1970s. The three brief accounts detail the history of the school's building, and lists a variety of school activities, teachers, and principals.

Usage Restrictions:

None

Access Restrictions:

None

Biographical/Historical note

The Bankston School was located in Fayette County, Alabama, near the community of Belk, and was open from 1906 to the mid 1970s.

Processing Information:

Processed by

unknown, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2013

Preferred Citation:

Bankston School: A History, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Acquisition Information:

Gift, 1998

Source(s)

Bankston School (Ala.). (local)

Alabama (localbroad)

Community and Place (localbroad)

Education (localbroad)

Fayette County (Ala.) (lcsh)

Students (localbroad)

Teacher (localbroad)

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