BTW Museum and  Library

BTW Museum and  Library

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Jean Brown 1952 Snow Queen
Jean Brown 1952 Snow Queen

Jean Brown BTW student was the first African American Snow Queen to serve as Princess of the Annual Staunton, VA Winter Parade.

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Jimmy Pannell's Letter Sweater
Jimmy Pannell's Letter Sweater

Jimmy Pannell's Letter Sweater Donated to the Museum Library by the Pannell family.

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Mrs Sadi Cook's Cash register
Mrs Sadi Cook's Cash register

This is the cash register that Mrs Sadi Cook used her store that was located on West Johnson Street. The students of BTW ate many a great hotdog from Mrs. Sadie's store.

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A Book On Slaves
A Book On Slaves

A Book on Slaves in Augusta County, Virginia.

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Just The Way It Was
Just The Way It Was

A documentary and history of the African American schools in Staunton and Augusta County, VA.

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Previous Locations of Black Schools
Previous Locations of Black Schools

A listing of African American school locations dating back to 1870.

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BTW Principal's Message
BTW Principal's Message

A message from Mr A.R. Ware Principal of BTW HS, was always placed in the first pages of the Echo Year Books.

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Mr Arthur Ware chillin'
Mr Arthur Ware chillin'

Mr. Arthur Ware was principal at BTW HS for several years.

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Mrs Martha Ware
Mrs Martha Ware

Mrs Martha Ware, 2nd wife of the late Mr Arthur ware is shown here donating her late husband's BTW high school diploma to Alumna Mrs Helen Becks for display in the Museum Library.

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Echo Year Books
Echo Year Books

Several different years of the Echo Yearbook.

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Men's State Championship Ring
Men's State Championship Ring

Men's basketball team State Champion ring, donated to Museum Library by Mr Rocky Simonetti.

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1961-62_State Championship Ball
1961-62_State Championship Ball

Men's basketball team's 1961-1962State Championship Basketball.

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BTW Women's Basketball Team Trophy
BTW Women's Basketball Team Trophy

BTW Women's Basketball team won the Virginia High School Women's Tournament to become State Champions. Year unknown.

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Mural on the wall
Mural on the wall

Mural on the wall and book case in the Museum Library.

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Mr A.R. Ware-Portriat
Mr A.R. Ware-Portriat

Portrait of Mr AR Ware donated to the Museum Library.

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"booker t washington alumni association staunton va"
"booker t washington alumni association staunton va"