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Sarah Patton Boyle (1906-1994)

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Title:Sarah Patton Boyle (1906-1994)

Biographical entry on Sarah Patton Boyle, white civil rights activists and author of the widely acclaimed autobiography The Desegregated Heart: A Virginian's Stand in Time of Transition (1962). Boyle advocated immediate desegregation of the state's public schools and universities and worked closely with the NAACP. Includes images, a brief list of suggested readings, and a timeline.

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Subjects:Boyle, Sarah-Patton, 1906- | Journalists--Virginia--Biography | Women civil rights workers--Virginia--Biography | 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/Boyle_Sarah_Patton_1906-1994