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This color composite photo of the Henderson High School graduating class of 1963 includes the following individuals from left to right: W. Jones, M. Roberts, J. Bell, B. Webber, J. B. Jones, D. Hudson, Mrs. W. Leonard (sponsor), Mr. S. L. Skinner (Advisor) Mr. R. Banks (sponsor), R. Holmes, B. Thompson, S. F. Boyd, H. Bishop, V. Evans, D. Hendrix, M. Rogers, M. E. Randle, B. E. Smith, Y. Boyd, C. Cross, B. Bishop, F. Nicks, H. E. McGlown, J. Bishop, A. E. Perkins, D. Freeman, M. Dexine, L. T. Williams, R. Williams, M. L. Webber, J. R. Brown, U. Ware, L. M. Stewart, G. E. Williams, O. Henderson, E. J. McGee, L. Johnson, F. L. Stewart, R. Norwood, M. D. McGee, L. C. Carter, T. L. McGee, M. Minor, > Outlaw, M. Cannon, S. Leonard, J. K. Nelson, L. Barnes, S. A. Boyd, E. Stalling, L. K, Curry, L. Kennard, M. A. Watson, L. Hill, E. M. Boyd, W. Powers, B. Howard, J. Harris, E. M. Foxx, J. Bell, B. R. Williams, E. Higgins, O. B. Petty, R. R. Cannon, M. Clark, J. Spencer. The class motto at the bottom reads "Upward and On."

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Henderson High School

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Education--African Americans--Mississippi--1960-1970.


Henderson High School; African American education; Starkville, MS; composite photos

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Starkville, (Miss.)

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Henderson High School Photographs Collection, Manuscripts Division, Archives and Special Collections, Mississippi State University Libraries


Manuscripts Unit, Archives and Special Collections Division, Mississippi State University Libraries

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Henderson High School Photographs

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Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

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Henderson High School; African American education; Starkville, MS; composite photos