Hamilton

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)

2) Instructors:

  •  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

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