The History of Durham Schools, 1882-1929: Learning from the Past
by Heather Wiese

Zoom in on the map using the Google Earth tools on the map itself. Click on the placemarks to learn more about the schools. The image underneath is the Security Map from 1937, from Record Group 195, Records of the Federal Home Loan Bank Board, 1933-1983. National Archives. Image Courtesy of Mitch Fraas.

Through studying the history of Durham schools between 1882 when the first graded school was built and 1929 when the Depression hit and school growth was put on hold, we can analyze the origin of issues still present in schools today, and possibly find a remedy.

Durham Schools History 1882-1929