Druid High School Closes, 1979

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Title

Druid High School Closes, 1979

Subject

School integration
African-Americans--History--Tuscaloosa

Description

Students Kathy Willis and Jeffrey Martin stand under the Druid High School advertisement for the last edition of the school's yearbook. The all-black school closed in 1979 and became Central High School West. Later, the building was razed to make way for a new school.

Druid High School for black students was called Industrial High School from 1935 to 1954 when it was renamed.

Source

Tuscaloosa News Archive

Publisher

The Tuscaloosa News

Date

May 31, 1979

Contributor

Tuscaloosa Public Library

Type

Photograph

Identifier

357

Coverage

Tuscaloosa (AL)

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

5 inches by 7 inches

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