Thursday night of last week Rev. Mr. BROOKS’s colored school had an Exhibition at the close of the session, in the Hamner Hall. It was had thus publicly for the benefit of the New Methodist Church, now being built. The speeches and the songs were all good, and fifty dollars was raised.
The Columbia herald. (Columbia, Tenn.), 13 Aug. 1869. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. <http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85033386/1869-08-13/ed-1/seq-3/>