Douglass Junior and Senior High School

Huntington, WV

The Douglass Junior and Senior High School stands as a symbol for the black citizens of Huntington. The school served as a cultural and educational center for the black community for nearly 40 years. Among the graduates of Douglass was Carter G. Woodson, the noted black essayist, historian and activist. In 1915, he founded the nation�s oldest black history organization and the Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History.
On the National Register of Historic Places.

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