Central High School, Charlotte Court House, Virginia

The predecessor to the Central High School was the Charlotte Training School which opened on February 12, 1928. The community raised $7000 to build the school. About a decade later, Ambassador David K.E. Bruce donated funds to build the Central High School.


Central High School in June of 1943 as photographed by Philip Bonn of the Office of War Information.



Students studying “women in the war effort” display in the library.




School band performing in downtown Charlotte Court House.




Classroom scene.




Students studying in classroom.



Students gathered in the front entrance of the school before classes commence.




Students analyzing different fabric types in Home Economics class.ome Economics cla




Students sewing and enjoying the outdoors in Home Economic class.ome Economics cla




Students gathered in the library, notice the “War Bonds” posters on the bulletin board.ome Economics cla


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Students researching in the library.ome Economics cla




Mathmatics Classroom