Archive for January, 2012

Extract of 1965 Congressional Record

My remarks at the presentation of the 23rd National Bellamy Award entered into the Congressional Record.

Congressional Record

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Floor Plans 1959-1960

I’ve seen the explanation of how the Purple Warriors became the Purple Pounders in the ’30s.

What is the first reference to Purple Warriors?  Charlie, expect you have the answer.

Note the reference to donation of the property “which became the first location of Chattanooga Central High School.”

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Basketball and Baseball at Central 1908-1909

Please click of the link for each period:

Central Football History 1907-1918

Central Football History 1919-1929

Central Football History 1930-1942

Central Football History 1943-1968


Thanks to Ed Hoback, the 1916 and 1961 Champions are now posted for your review and reference.

Let Ed know how much all his hard work and contributions to preserving Central history are appreciated.

The Central Digest

A goal of the Preservation of Central History Website is to post all available issues of “The Central Digest”.

The Leadership Class at Central is currently working on digitizing all issues available in the Central Library.  In the meantime, several issues which were already available have been posted.  Click on the DIGESTS button above to see them.

Please contact Bob Johnson ’65 at is you have issues which can be digitized and posted.