Title: Papers, 1899-1936 Description: 2.5 linear ft.
Notes: Teacher, of Washington, DC. Papers relating to educational and civic projects undertaken by Wright during his 37-year teaching career, including a great deal of material he collected documenting the history of black schools (particularly high schools) in Washington. Includes correspondence from school administrators Garnet C. Wilkerson and Roscoe C. Bruce. Also includes drafts and published articles by Wright on history of Dunbar High School; typescript compilation (134 p.) of information on Dunbar graduates, 1918-1927; other statistical lists on the school and its graduates; commencement programs and year-books of Dunbar, Armstrong Manual Training School, and Cardoza High School; 2 pamphlets on the history of Washington's black schools (1901, 1917); and articles about Wright and his activities. Gift of Mary G. Hundley, 1963.
Subjects: Armstrong Manual Training School, Washington, DC Blacks; Education; Schools; Washington Cardoza High School, Washington, DC Dunbar High School, Washington, DC; History Education; Washington, DC Educators; Wright, James C. High schools; Washington, DC Industry; Education; Washington, DC Joiner, William A. Teachers and teaching; Washington, DC Terrell, Mary Church Washington, DC; Civic and community affairs Washington, DC.; Education; Blacks Washington, DC; Education; History Washington, DC; Education; Teachers and teaching Washington, DC; Public schools; Armstrong Manual Training School Washington, DC; Public schools; Cardozo High School Washington, DC; Public schools; Dunbar High School Wright, James C.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center (Washington, DC) NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.130 NUCMC #: MS 83-1267
Staff, MSRC, "WRIGHT, James" (2015). Manuscript Division. 217.