Goldsboro High School Collection

1909-1914
Manuscript Collection #877
Creator(s)
Goldsboro High School (Goldsboro, N.C.)
Physical description
0.001 Cubic Feet, consisting of photographs
Preferred Citation
Goldsboro High School Collection (#877), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Repository
ECU Manuscript Collection
Access
No restrictions

Photographs (May 1909; August 1914) of the 1909 Goldsboro High School senior class and of the 1914 East Singing Class related to Goldsboro, North Carolina.


Biographical/historical information

The building housing the Goldsboro High School actually began life as the Wayne Female College (1854-1862), served as a hospital during the Civil War, and reopened as the Goldsboro Female College in 1868. It became known as "Goldsboro High School" for both boys and girls in 1874. In 1881, it housed the first Goldsboro Public School. A smaller building was built on either side to house the elementary grades in 1903. It continued in use until 1915 as the high school, when a new high school building was constructed on the corner of William and Vine Streets. The "Middle Building," as it had become known since 1903, was then used as a junior high school until 1927 when it was declared unsafe for use, torn down, and carted away.

Source: Johnson, Bob & Norwood, Charles S., editors. History of Wayne County, North Carolina : a collection of historical stories created by the Heritage Committee on the Bicentennial Commission and published in Goldsboro News-Argus, April 6, 1975-July 4, 1976. Goldsboro: Wayne County Historical Association, 1979.

https://www.ncpedia.org/goldsboro-female-college


Scope and arrangement

The Goldsboro High School Collection contains three photographs. The photographs (May 1909; August 1914) feature the 1909 Goldsboro High School senior class, the school's 1914 East Singing Class with faculty and one without faculty members captioned: "To Ernest from Annye, Eastern Singing Class from Goldsboro, Aug. 20th 1914."


Administrative information
Custodial History

July 6, 2002, 3 items, 0.0001 cubic feet; Photographs (May 1909; August 1914) of the 1909 Goldsboro High School senior class and of the 1914 East Singing Class with and without faculty members captioned: "To Ernest from Annye, Eastern Singing Class from Goldsboro, Aug. 20th 1914." Donor: Dannie B. Wooten.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Dannie B. Wooten

Processing information

Encoded by Apex Data Services

Processing completed by Leah Turner on December 6, 2017.

Copyright notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.