Scope and arrangement
The collection consists of three ledgers from Colored School No. 1. The Admissions Book, (1882-1897) contains the names of the students, their ages, addresses, grades and parents' names. The Discharge Book (1882-1897) lists the students' names, class number, reason for leaving, and remarks. The Sign-in Book is the registration for visitors entering the building (1893-1911) and includes such individuals as T. McCants Stewart, a black attorney and member of the New York City Board of Education, and Booker T. Washington.|||The collection contains a scrapbook compiled between 1976 and 1977 by David Samuel, former principal of P.S. 67, the successor to Colored School No. 1. The scrapbook includes photocopies of photographs of the original building and of prominent people associated with the school, a brief history of the school and faculty, as well as information about other colored schools in Brooklyn, and blacks and education during the late 19th century.