Diploma issued to Regina Egertion Wright by the Colored Training School

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  • Image for Diploma issued to Regina Egertion Wright by the Colored Training School
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Created by
Colored Training School, American, founded 1909
Subject of
Wright, Regina Egertion, American
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
Framed: 17 3/8 x 21 3/8 x 1 1/4 in. (44.1 x 54.3 x 3.2 cm)
Type
diplomas
Place captured
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date
June 25, 1918
Description
Colored Training School diploma issued to Regina Egertion Wright on June 25, 1918. This diploma was granted by the Authority of the State of Maryland and the Board of School Commissioners. Wright's years of study were from 1909 to 1911. The diploma was signed by the principal, superintendent, and president of the school as well as the mayor of Baltimore.
The diploma is matted inside a wooden frame along with a small black and white photograph of Regina Egertion Wright in a white dress holding the rolled diploma at her side.
Topic
African American
Education
Segregation
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2011.156.15.1ab
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Documents and Published Materials
Exhibition
Making a Way Out of No Way
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 050
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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