Henry Hall Falkener, Republican, served as a Senator of North Carolina, 19th district, Littleton, Warren County in the session of 1889. Falkener was also a principal at Percy Street School, the first graded school for African Americans in N.C., built in 1880, as well as one of four charter teachers at what is now NC A&T when it was founded in 1891.
A sepia toned, postcard portrait of Senator Henry Hall Falkener. He has a mustache and is wearing a dark, pin-striped suit jacket, dark vest, white collared shirt and medium dark tie with a diagonal stripe across the tie. The reverse is white with black printed text and a stamp box printed in black ink: [POST CARD / CORRESPONDENCE ADDRESS / PLACE STAMP HERE]. The stamp box is bordered by letters, [AZO], with two triangles pointing up on the top and two triangles pointing down on the bottom of the box. A handwritten note in red ink on the back reads [Senator H.H. Falkener], identifying the subject.