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Photos of the Allen School Exhibit

October 15, 2018

The Allen School

Where: Ramsey Library’s Blowers Gallery
When: October 9th – October 29th, 2018 

An exhibit of nearly 40 photos curated from Allen High alumna scrapbooks and photo albums is on display in Ramsey Library’s Blowers Gallery until October 29. Allen High School opened in in Asheville in 1887 and educated over a 1000 African American women before it closed in 1974, including jazz musician Nina Simone and Dr. Christine Darden, the NASA pioneer portrayed in the movie “Hidden Figures.”  The exhibit is a collaboration between UNCA’s Special Collections and the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection at Appalachian State University. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

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