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[Octavius V. Catto Secondary School]
Octavius V. Catto Secondary School-Colored/Lombard Street, above Twentieth./Seventh Section.
Local ID #: 267
Custis, John Trevor. The Public Schools of Philadelphia, Historical, Biographical, Statistical. Philadelphia: Burk & McFetridge Co., 1897., p. 261, 265, 267

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  • Building Type: school

Location

LOMBARD ST near S 20TH ST ("south side of Lombard St., west of 20th")
Philadelphia, PA

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Related Project(s):
Bartram School of Human Services
Colored Unclassified School
Masonic Hall
Octavius V. Catto Colored School

Comments

This school was for colored children. This building was within the seventh section: "The boundaries of the Seventh Ward of the City of Philadelphia, which comprises the Seventh Section of the First School District of Pennsylvania, are Seventh Street, the Schuylkill River, South and Spruce Streets," (Curtis, p. 261).

sold 7 November 1913 to Richard Coogan

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