Title

Henry Clay Yerger High School Museum final grant report, 2017-2018

Creator

Date Original

2017-2018

Description

This collection contains a final grant report for the Henry Clay Yerger High School Museum project, which provided museum display cases, funded through the Curtis H. Sykes Memorial Grant. It also includes photographs of the museum and the display cases that were purchased.

Biographical/Historical Note

Professor Henry Clay Yerger was born December 4, 1860, near Spring Hill, Arkansas, the son of Sally Yerger and the stepson of Anthony Yerger. He married Miss Ella J. Green, and to this union eight children were born; five boys and three girls. He came to Hope, Arkansas, in 1886 and started the Hope Colored Schools, known as Shover Street Elementary School. Professor Yerger obtained his education at Philander Smith College, Little Rock, Arkansas. He also studied at Boston University and Hampton Institute, Virginia. He was a pioneer in African American education in Arkansas.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

BHC.004.004

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Henry Clay Yerger High School Museum final grant report, BHC.004.004

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Henry Clay Yerger High School Museum final grant report, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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