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Front exterior view of newly constructed Cheswold Colored School
Three-room school with wood shingles and siding serving Native American students in Kent County.
#143- C B- 6 on the Franklin Map of 1930. The school was on the State Rd. between Cheswold and Kenton in Kent County.
Construction began on April 5, 1922 and was completed on December 19, 1922 at a cost of $18,902.97. The Lenni Lenape consider this a Native American School. The classification of Native American schools as 'Colored Schools' by the state of Delaware became a controversial issue.
Segregation in education--DelawareIndians of North America--Education (Elementary)
Delaware School Auxiliary AssociationDu Pont, Pierre S. (Pierre Samuel), 1870-1954--Contributions in education.
1 gelatin silver print : b&w
Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
Delaware School Auxiliary Association photographs (Accession 1969.044)
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Delaware School Auxiliary Association photographs (Accession 1969.044), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
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