Samuel B. Pride and the Myers Street School

Samuel Pride, principal   Myers Street School
 Samuel B. Pride,
principal at Myers Street School, c. 1915.
ROBERT JACKSON
  The Myers Street School, built in 1886, was the only public graded school serving blacks until 1907. The two story, wooden building had eight classrooms and was called the "Jacob's Ladder School" by the children because of its exterior stairways.
From: Colored Charlotte, courtesy of
QUEENS COLLEGE LIBRARY
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