Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History & Culture Enduring Connections: Exploring Delmarva's Black History


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Interview with Joseph Purnell, 14 May 2005

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In this interview, Joseph Purnell speaks about his experiences in going to school in the early 20th Century and the construction of the Germantown Elementary School in 1922. He talks about the importance of the school to his local community and the involvement of the Rosenwald Foundation to establishing the school for African Americans. He also speaks of the importance of heritage, in relation to the Germantown School Community Heritage Center, and its importance to future generations.

This interview is part of the Teaching American History Program. For more information, see the Edward H. Nabb Center Finding Aid: https://libapps.salisbury.edu/nabb-archives/finding-aid.php?id=1550


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