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George Washington Carver School safety patrol, 1951

Posted on November 25, 2018 | in Uncategorized | by

City Patrolman Prather Walker, left, instructed members of new safety patrol which was activated at George Washington Carver school November 9, 1951. Left to right, standing: Laurraine Roberts, Gary Wilson, Horace Miles and Patrol Captain Joseph Moore. Kneeling, left to right: Alva Short, James Cloyd, and William Elliott. Twelve boys and two girls received badges and belts from City School Safety Director Within Faries. Carver’s schoolboy part had been discontinued for serval years, Mrs Clara Taylor, principal said. The George Washington Carver School, then also known as Colored School No. 3, was located on Patterson Street. The school closed in 1972. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

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