Oaklane School, Gordo, AL

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Title

Oaklane School, Gordo, AL

Subject

Schools
African American history

Description

Oaklane School, 785 1st Avenue, NW, Gordo, AL, was a school for Black students from first grade through 12th grade. The school closed in 1970 when total integration was achieved in Pickens County schools. Partial integration began in 1968 when some Black teachers and students were transferred to Gordo schools.

The building has been used for Headstart and other programs since the school's closure.

Creator

Betty Slowe

Source

Betty Slowe

Date

September, 2020

Contributor

Betty Slowe (Description)

Type

Photograph

Identifier

2586

Coverage

Pickens County (AL)

Original Format

Photograph

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