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Augusta Chronicle Reports Devastating Fire at Deming Industrial School for Blacks

Augusta Chronicle1897-11-11

International African American Museum

International African American Museum
Charleston, United States

This article, published in the Augusta Chronicle on 11 Nov 1897, reported a devastating fire at the Frederick Deming Industrial School in Maryville, South Carolina. William White, who was helping fight the blaze, was believed to have been fatally injured by falling timbers.

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  • Title: Augusta Chronicle Reports Devastating Fire at Deming Industrial School for Blacks
  • Creator: Augusta Chronicle
  • Date Created: 1897-11-11
  • Location Created: Augusta, Georgia
  • Subject Keywords: Maryville, South Carolina, African American history, Free African Americans, 19th century, 20th century, African American culture, early settlements, African American communities

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