Lowndes

PEOPLE

Dr. E.J. Stringer

Dr. E.J. Stringer was president of the state NAACP, and, at one time, had his dental office in an upstairs office on Catfish Alley as did Dr. Isaac Brown, the first African American doctor in Columbus.

Sources:

African American Heritage Driving Tour of Lowndes County

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PLACES

Union Academy

The first free school for African-Americans in Columbus, established in 1877.

Sources:

African American Heritage Driving Tour of Lowndes County

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DOCUMENTS

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