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Second Ward High School Gymnasium.  UTM:  17 514491E 3897000N  Second Ward High School served the African American community of Charlotte until 1969, when the school closed as massive urban renewal demolished most of the surrounding neighborhood.  Only the gymnasium survives.  In addition to being an athletic facility, the gymnasium was also the main ceremonial center for Second Ward High School.

1969 Scenes from the last year
1949 Carver College
1940s Basketball team

 

 

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