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"A Brief History of Burrell-Slater High School--1903 through 1969" By W.H. Lewis, 12/11/1973
This is a written history of Burrell Normal and Burrell Slater High School, written by William H. Lewis, professor and principal of Burrell for 43 years.
"Application of Negro Student Rejected by FSC"
This is a newspaper account of Wendell Wilkie Gunn's attempt to integrate Florence State University. His initial attempt to enroll was rejected by President E.B. Norton. Gunn later challenged Norton's refusal and gained acceptance into the…
This is the response of Florence Times editor MW Camper to the letter to the editor published by George Seawright in that issue taking to task certain black citizens "hooting" at teachers of the Colored Free School because they were Democrats,…
"Beginning Efforts Toward Education In Florence,
This is a transcribed account of Florence's schools in the mid 1960s, excerpted to include the sections on African American schools.
"Burrell High School (A Brief History) 1903 - 1969"
This is a written history of the Burrell Normal School and its transition to Burrell Slater High School.
"Burrell Normal Commencement"
This is a newspaper article from June of 1910 about the Burrell Normal School's seventh anniversary and commencement, in which four students graduated. The article boasts that the school, which has over 200 students enrolled, was one of the best…
"Burrell Use As Adult Center Set."
This is a newspaper article about the re-use of Burrell Slater High School. The school closed in 1969 due to the integration of the Florence City Schools.
"Burrell Wins Again: Goes to State Tourney"
This is a newspaper photo of the 1969 Burrell-Slater High School valedictorian Patsy McDaniel and salutatorian Nina Lovelave.
This is a newspaper photo of Burrell Slater Homecoming Queen Brenda Boddie and her attendants, Sandra Stanley and Joan Marie Hooks.