ROBERT C. YOUNG COLLECTION

Manuscript MS-2004.14

1950-1985



SOURCE: Loretta Clinton
SIZE: .3 lf
PROCESSING: BNJ, 2004

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE: Robert Charles Young, the son of Parker and Estella Tooms Young, was born July 25, 1920, in Jefferson County, Alabama. A veteran of the Army during World War II, he graduated from Morehouse College and Atlanta University. He taught social studies for 33 years in the Troup County School system at Mt. Pleasant Elementary and Troup Junior High School. Robert Young died December 14, 2003 and is survived by two children.

SCOPE AND CONTENT: The collection consists mainly of school programs and newspapers detailing events at Ethel Kight High School, East Depot High School, Troup Junior High School and Troup High School from 1950-1985. Of particular interest is a copy of The Informer, a newspaper published for the black community. Photographs of school events, faculty and students complete the collection.

CONTAINER LIST:

Folder 1 Devil Beat, Troup Junior High School newspaper, April-May 1973; Jan.
1974
2 East Depot High School Commencement programs: 1964-1970
3 Ethel W. Kight High School Commencement programs and 10th
Anniversary Achievement Report: 1963-1970
4 Ethel W. Kight High School Football programs, 1964, 1966
5 Ethel W. Kight High School Graduation Invitations: 1957, 1965
6 Morehouse College Baccalaureate program, 1950
7 Newspaper clippings, n.d.
8 Troup High School Basketball and Football programs, 1971, 1974, 1978

Photographs
Folder 1 Ethel Kight High School Parade, December 1962
2 LaGrange Buildings, c. 1970s - 80s
3 Troup Junior High School Staff, 1970-1975
4-6 Troup Junior High and Mt. Pleasant student photographs, c. 1950s-1970s
7 Troup County Teachers with 25 plus years of experience, c. 1970s

Oversized Item:

N-85 The Informer, August 1, 1985

TRACINGS

Ethel W. Kight High School
Troup County School System