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Commercial Appeal newspaper morgue, Special Collections Department, University of Memphis Libraries

Identifier

sc.0452.01.023_006.005

Description

Messick High School was built in 1908 on the corner of Spottswood Avenue and Greer Street in Memphis, Tennessee. This photograph was taken in September 1932. The school was named after Elizabeth Messick who was the superintendent of Shelby County Schools from 1904 to 1908. Messick High School graduated its last class in 1981 and the main building was demolished the following year.

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7-7-2021

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1932 September

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Public schools--Tennessee--Memphis.

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