1888 Negro High School Graduates

Transcriber’s Note: Information was taken from the June 20, 1888, edition of the Washington Post (Washington, DC) at Page 3.

Commencement Program:

Invocation: Rev. Dr. T. G. Steward, Former Pastor, Metropolitan A.M.E. Church
Address to the Graduates: Rev. Dr. T. G. Steward, Former Pastor, Metropolitan A.M.E. Church.
Presentation of Diplomas: Commissioner Webb, assisted by Secretary Fairchild.
Music: U. S. Marine Band, led by Professor John Philip Sousa.
Location: Metropolitan A. M. E. Church

The Negro High School Graduating Class of 1888 (List of Gentlemen):

Carroll A. Brooks
Frank F. Davis
Clinton C. Fowler
James E. Goodloe
William H. Lewis
Francis D. Smith
James H. Stewart
John E. Syphax
William S. Wormley
James E. Young

The Negro High School Graduating Class of 1888 (List of Ladies):

Laura G. Arnold
Nancy M. Atwood
Anna D. Bell
Bertie S. Brooks
Annie T. Brown
Maria E. Buckner
Maria A. Chase
Carrie M. N. Crouch
Mary V. Dickerson
Sarah J. Dickerson
Ellen H. Dockett
Susie E. Dyson
Mary F. Geary
Ella Green
Sarah Hall
Sarah E. Jackson
Anna E. Johnson
Jennie A. Jones
Mary A. Jones
Maria A. D. Madry
Mary V. Morton
Lucy J. Moten
Rebecca L. Moten
Mary M. Orme
Florence O. Patterson
Carrie Pierre
Louise E. Pierre
Rebecca Pierson
Lucinda G. Shorter
Jane M. Taylor
Martha J. Thomas
Mary R. Toy
Sarah E. Tucker
Alice J. Tyler
Emma L. Vaughan
Jennie Walker
Mary B. Washington
Katie L. Wayman
Mary A. West
Lydia C. Wilder
Mary M. Wright