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Bricks in Edgecombe County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Brick School

 
 
Brick School Marker Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, February 14, 2009
1. Brick School Marker
Inscription. Established for blacks in 1895 through philanthropy of Mrs. Joseph K. Brick; became junior college in 1926. Closed, 1933. Buildings stood here.
 
Erected 1979 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number E-90.)
 
Location. 36° 8.706′ N, 77° 41.604′ W. Marker is in Bricks, North Carolina, in Edgecombe County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 301 and Bricks Lane, on the right on U.S. 301. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Whitakers NC 27891, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Henry B. Bradford (approx. 2.4 miles away); John Branch (approx. 3 miles away); “Enfield Riot” (approx. 3.4 miles away); Eden Church (approx. 6.4 miles away); Bartholomew F. Moore (approx. 6.8 miles away); Cornwallis (approx. 8.5 miles away); North Carolina Wesleyan College (approx. 9.7 miles away); P.T. Barnum (approx. 13.2 miles away).
 
Regarding Brick School. “The school was made possible by the gifts of Mrs. Julia Elma Brewster of Brooklyn, N.Y.” —1916 bulletin of the Bureau of Education, U.S. Department of the Interior, entitled “Negro Education”
Brick School Marker Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, February 14, 2009
2. Brick School Marker

 
Also see . . .  North Carolina Postcards. Five campus views, including Beard Hall, Benedict Hall, others. (Submitted on February 18, 2009.) 
 
Additional keywords. Joseph Keasbey Brick Agricultural, Industrial, and Normal School; J. K. Brick School
 
Categories. African AmericansEducation
 
"Ingram Chapel, J. K. Brick School, N.C."<br>"Largest A. M. A. School Under Negro Control" Photo, Click for full size
New York Public Library Collection, circa 1909
3. "Ingram Chapel, J. K. Brick School, N.C."
"Largest A. M. A. School Under Negro Control"
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,175 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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