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Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-060
Overview The Schofield Normal and Industrial School was founded in 1868 by Martha Schofield (1839-1916), a Pennsylvania Quaker. Her intention initially was to provide education for freed slaves. The School gradually evolved into a boarding school for training young blacks in industrial trades or to become teachers. It was absorbed into the public school system in 1952. The collection contains minutes of the board of trustees (1886-1942), legal documents, financial records, correspondence and other...
Dates: 1870-1957

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  • Library: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College X
  • Names: Schofield, Martha X
  • Subject: African Americans -- South Carolina X