Hamilton, Mt. Gilead District (Also Jefferson District)
Data as of 5/18/2016
1) Insurance and General History
- Construction: Date unknown. It was however a one room frame structure that cost $3,000. Source: Report of Survey Committee on Long Range Planning for Loudoun County, Jan, 1940. Location: LCPS: Archives folder 2.2 County School Board, 1918-1952.
- 1924: Insured by LCPS system. Source: LCPS Staff. (1924-1936). Insurance Record. Purcellville: LCPS. (Archives, Round Hill. Black Book with Red Spine and Corners)
- 1936: (then in the Jefferson District) was using rented space. (Source: Emerick Report to the School Board, Feb 12, 1936, LCPS Archives, Catalog Folder Number 2.2, County School Board)
- 1893/94 Academic Year: Mr. William B. Minor of Waterford was a “colored” instructor who operated on a second grade certificate. Robert Taylor of Hamilton was also a colored instructor, operating on a second grade certificate. Source: Lists of Teachers, 1892-1975 ( 18931894ColoredReel4418Census of Colored Teachers 1893/94 – March 30, 1894), Richmond, Virginia, USA: Virginia Department of Public Instruction/Education.
- 1894/95: Mr. Minor continued to instruct. Source: Lists of Teachers, 1892-1975 ( 1895ColoredA Census of Colored Teachers 1894/95 – Done Dec 10, 1894), Richmond, Virginia, USA: Virginia Department of Public Instruction/Education.
- 1895/96: Mr. Minor was still instructing on a 2nd grade permit. See as a resident of Waterford. Source: Lists of Teachers, 1892-1975 ( 1895ColoredA Census of Colored Teachers 1894/95 – Done Dec 10, 1894), Richmond, Virginia, USA: Virginia Department of Public Instruction/Education
- 1896/97: Mrs. C.M. Brooks instructed as a colored teacher from Alexandria, Va on a 2nd grade permit. Source: Lists of Teachers, 1892-1975 (1897ColoredCombined Census of Colored Teachers 1896-97 – Done Dec 15, 1896), Richmond, Virginia, USA: Virginia Department of Public Instruction/Education.
- 1924/25 – 26/27: J. Walter Brown. Source: Term Reports, LCPS Archives.
- 1927/28 – 1929/30. A. Anne Arnold. Source: Term Reports, LCPS Archives.
- 1930/31: Clara Robinson was appointed as the colored teacher by the School Board. Source: Loudoun Times Mirror Staff. (1930, June 12). School Board Holds Its Regular Session. Loudoun Times Mirror, p. 1. Robinson was paid $60 a month and assigned to instruct grades 1-7. She studied at Storer college and in 1930 had one year of experience teaching, that being at Conklin in 1927/28 for which she was paid $30 a month. Her home was in Leesburg. and she operated on a local permit (LP) that year. Source: Virginia Department of Public Instruction. (1892-1975). Virginia Dept. of Education, Lists of Teachers, 1892-1975. Richmond, Virginia, USA: Virginia Department of Public Instruction/Education.(Files for 1930).
- 1931/32 – 1942/43. Mrs. Theodora Ross. Born in Washington, DC about 1900. Had 2 years of college experience. Boarded in Hamilton while teaching. Source. U.S. Federal Census for Hamilton, 1940. Also Term Reports, LCPS Archives.
- 1943/44 – 1946/47. Flossie Furr. Born 2/10/1908. Graduated Dunbar High School, Washington, DC in 1928 and then graduated after two years from Storer College in 1933. 1943 was a partial year for her. She briefly stopped teaching in January. Source. Teacher’s Record, LCPS Archives.
Edited by Larry W. Roeder, Jr., MS 703 867 2056. South Riding, Virginia (c) 2016