On This Day
in West Virginia History...

William H. Davis, long-time educator, who was Booker T. Washington's first teacher, died in Charleston on March 24, 1938.

Learn more:
Obituaries for William H. Davis
Death Certificate for William H. Davis
Biographical Sketch of William H. Davis
Contemporary Article on Political Rally at Tinkersville
"Booker T. Washington's West Virginia Boyhood"

March 24: Fire in Mount Hope

On This Day in West Virginia History: March

West Virginia Archives and History