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  • Collection: Celebrating Simms Collection: The Story of the Lucy F. Simms School

A labeled map detailing the routes students took from surrounding towns to get to the Lucy F. Simms School.

A photo of the Rockingham County teachers of the year are recognized during the 2015 Lucy Simms Educator of the Year award ceremony at Bridgewater College.

A short biography of W.N.P. Harris, a teacher and principal of the Effinger Street School. It details his education and career, stating that the Effinger Street/Lucy F. Simms Reunion Committee dedicated the 1991 Souvenir Journal in memory of him.

A painting of Harrisonburg in 1867 by Emma Lyon Bryan.

An article discussing the history of the Lucy F. Simms School and the Celebrating Simms project and exhibit.

A photo of buildings in downtown Harrisonburg, including the National Bank.

A photo of the parking lot and building of the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church.

A photo of Makyah Matthew, 9, of Harrisonburg sporting braids at The Hair Show event the 18th Annual Harrisonburg/Rockingham African American Festival in Ralph Sampson Park.

A postcard etching of Court Square in Harrisonburg, VA.

A photo of the Lucy F. Simms School women's basketball team posing together as 1952 Champions, along with a newspaper clipping of a story about Lucy F. Simms being honored by the Library of Virginia.
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