Melzetta Williams : A Teacher's Recollections

Enjoy five pages of a scrapbook created by High Point native Melzetta Fowler Adams Williams in the 1930s. Also included in this exhibit are pictures of some of the places she mentions as well as a photograph of Leonard Street School where she taught. For more information about the educational heritage of High Point's African American community, see Our Roots, Our Branches, Our Fruits of Knowledge: Black Schools of High Point 1868-1968, the latest book by High Point historian Glenn Chavis to be published this Spring. Additional information can also be found in Glenn's previous book, Our Roots, Our Branches, Our Fruit: High Point's Black History 1859-1960, now available at the Museum's gift shop.

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Melzetta Williams