Robert E. Hunt Junior High School student handbook donated

A 1974-75 student handbook from Robert E. Hunt Junior High School was recently donated to the Billups-Garth Archives at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library (accession #2012-15). 

R. E. Hunt High School, named for long time educator Dr. Robert E. Hunt (1898-1978), was built in 1954 as an African American school. It was consolidated with Stephen D. Lee High School in 1971 following intergration. Through the years, the school transitioned operationally from a high school, junior high, elementary, and intermediate school until it closed in 2011.

Below are images from the student handbook including a list of the faculty and staff at the school for the 1974-75 academic year.

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Published in: on April 27, 2012 at 7:51 pm  Comments (1)  

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  1. Alumni Members , I have a publication group organized thats working on comipiling a Pictorial Documentary on “Black High Schools
    in Mississippi, and I chose Hunt High as One of the School featured in this
    publication. . I have a publisher that would like for me to put together such a group for the Columbus alumni. I need a contact person
    to spearhead a group for the alumni group to compile a pictorail DVD
    or your School, My publisher is in Mississippi at this time and I need a
    contact person to be responsible for putting together a pictorial history
    of Hunt High School, please assist me in completing this objective for
    your school, Mose Eubanks(the publisher in in Biloxi a this time), I would like for you to respond ASAP, Mose, 601-942-1739


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