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J. Lindsay Almond Jr. (1898-1986)

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Creator:Eskridge, Sara K.
Title:J. Lindsay Almond Jr. (1898-1986)

Biographical entry on J. Lindsay Almond Jr., segregationist, Virginia governor (1958-1962). Almond closed public schools in Charlottesville, Norfolk, and Front Royal in 1958 rather than integrating them. Includes photographs, a brief list of suggested readings, and a timeline.

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Subjects:Almond, J. Lindsay (James Lindsay), 1898-1986 | Governors--Virginia--Biography | School integration--Massive resistance movement--Virginia | Virginia--Race relations--20th century | United States, Virginia, 37.431573, -78.656894
Collection:Encyclopedia Virginia
Institution:Virginia Humanities
Contributors:Virginia Foundation for the Humanities
Persistent Link to Item:http://www.encyclopediavirginia.org/Almond_James_Lindsay_Jr_1898-1986