Saturday, August 13, 2016

Singleton Anderson Teaching in Pender County; More Historical Photos by Hugh Morton on Display at N.C. Museum of History

“Photographs by Hugh Morton: An Uncommon Retrospective” is opening today (Aug. 13, 2016) at the North Carolina Museum of History in downtown Raleigh, and his photographs will be displayed through March 12, 2017. Hugh Morton (1921-2006) was a native of Wilmington, N.C. You can see several more of Morton’s photographs by visiting the museum’s promotion of the exhibit at The exhibit is on loan from the UNC Library’s North Carolina College Photographic Archives in Chapel Hill.

Singleton C. Anderson teaching at the Pender County Training School, at Rosenwald School in Rocky Point, North Carolina. 

Singleton C. Anderson was born 22 February 1896 in Columbia, Virginia, educated at the Hampton Institute, and came to the Pender County Training School (which had been founded in 1917) in the early 1920s to teach agriculture, wood working, metal working, masonry, and animal husbandry.  Anderson made significant contributions to the community, and in 1946 he received an alumni of the year award from Hampton Institute.

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