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In Folder: Anderson High School (1889-1971)

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Exterior view of the old Anderson High School located at 1607 Pennsylvania Avenue. The brick building has decorative brickwork at the top. The road in front is gravel and a car parked is partially visible.


Anderson High School graduating class of 1960. The school was originally named E.H. Anderson and later renamed L.C. Anderson. The school was Austin's all-black high school for many years until students were integrated following desegregation.


Students boycotting the closing of L.C. Anderson High School. The school was ordered closed in 1971 by a federal judge as part of desegregation. African-American students and parents sit on sidewalks and cars to protest the closing.


Group photo of Anderson High School Faculty members standing in front of building. The teachers are male and female African Americans.


Anderson High School students line up outside the schoolhouse which is either at Olive and Curve Streets or at Pennsylvania Street (currently Kealing Middle school). This class is composed of mostly female students.


View of students working in the Anderson High School Wood Shop. I Q. Hurdle is visible in rear of room.


Cosmetology class at the old Anderson High School. Several students stand in front of tables with busts and wigs. All of the students are African American females.


"Anderson High School. A new high school was opened in 1907. This two story framed building was located at the Northwest corner of Olive and Curve street." The building appears to be an "L" configuration. Used from 1908 to 1912.

circa 1912

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