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Photo 1: Scott's Branch High School, Clarendon County, c. 1952.

Photo 1: Scott's Branch High School, Clarendon County, c. 1952. Two buildings. One has neoclassical features and the other has modern features. Courtesy of South Caroliniana Library, J.A. DeLaine Papers.(Photograph courtesy of South Caroliniana Library, J.A. DeLaine Papers)


The first equalization school in South Carolina opened at Scott's Branch High School outside of Summerton in Clarendon County. The school district built this new school in response to the Briggs v. Elliott lawsuit.

Questions for Photo 1

1) Why are these two different school buildings adjacent to one another?

2) Which school building is the newer one? Why do you think so?

3) Do you think that the new school building was a good replacement for the old Scott's Branch school? Why or why not?

4) Which building would you rather attend for school? Why?



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