Wordless Wednesday: High School of Commerce, Worcester Mass

This is an old postcard that I purchased on e-bay, showing High School of Commerce in Worcester, Massachusetts.  My Great Uncle Wendell Phillip Culley attended this school between 1922-1925.  He was one of the few African Americans that attended the High School and most of the time he was the only one in his class.  

Postmarked Dec. 27, 1918 w/2 cent stamp

Wendell Phillip Culley played the Cornet.
Wendell Phillip Culley (Only African American)
[1925 School Year Book]
(2nd row from bottom and 4th from left)

There are very few pictures of Wendell Culley [Jan 8, 1906-May 8, 1983]…I went to Worcester April 2011 to make copies of his school annual.  Family members have told me that he rarely was seen in photo’s but since I have been digging and researching, I have been very lucky to find a few more that I will share at a later date.

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2 thoughts on “Wordless Wednesday: High School of Commerce, Worcester Mass

  1. Too bad we didn't connect while Cedric &I were living in Northampton, MA…it's only about 2 hours from Worcestor. I lived in WMA for 25 years, and never got to the coast to visit my cousins, or to do research. I am surprised you were able to travel so far…I would love to have that kind of mobility!

  2. It was a goal of mine to travel for a year or two and do family research..I have a couple more trips to go on. Thank God for a good friend to help me around the house while I ran off to the other side of the country.

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