Approval of Negro schools.

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Pittsburgh Courier, 13 February 1943.

Edward Morrison Barnes was appointed principal of Darden High School in 1932 and served until 1969.

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In the 1910 census of Wilson, Wilson County: buggy factory laborer Lemon Barnes, 28; wife Lizzie, 28; and children Edward, 5, Henry E., 3, and Elizabeth, 11 months, plus mother-in-law Rosette Smith, 58.

In the 1920 census of Wilson, Wilson County: on Atlantic Street, buggy factory laborer Lemon Barnes, 38; wife Lizzie, 37; and children Edward, 14, Alma G., 12, Elizabeth, 10, Ester, 5, and Hattie G., 3.

In the 1940 census of Wilson, Wilson County: at 913 Green Street, high school principal Edward M. Barnes, 34, and wife Odell, 28, a high school teacher.  That same year, he registered for the World War II draft.

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A 1952 graduate of Livingstone College in Salisbury, North Carolina, Barnes received a master’s degree from University of Michigan in 1945.

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University of Michigan General Register, Section III, Part XVIII, School of Education (1947).

Edward M. Barnes died 3 October 2003 in Wilson.

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