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Dec 23

African American School History in Iredell County

Posted to Local History Notes on December 23, 2019 at 3:37 PM by Jenny Levins

The Iredell County Public Library hosted Iredell County educator and local historian Phyllis Bailey on Feb. 18, 2014 for a program on “The History of Black Schools in Iredell County” as part of Black History Month.  This free program focused on the development of black schools and education in Iredell County and included rare photographs of many of the early schools. Burgess Bailey also helped lead the discussion which included memories from the audience of their own experiences in school. On Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, Phyllis Bailey also presented a program at the Harmony Library titled, “Reflections on Black History in the North Iredell Area.” 

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Dec 23

African American Church History

Posted to Local History Notes on December 23, 2019 at 1:57 PM by Jenny Levins

Iredell County native Phyllis Bailey will present a special program on the “History of Black Churches in Iredell County” as part of the Iredell County Public Library Local History Department’s Black History Month celebration on Saturday, February 1st at 11:30 a.m. Ms. Bailey’s program will include a slideshow featuring photographs of many of the black churches in Iredell County along with historical background information. 

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