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Moton School Strike and Prince Edward County School Closings

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Creator:Heinemann, Ronald L.
Title:Moton School Strike and Prince Edward County School Closings

Entry on the 1951 student strike at African American R.R. Moton High School in Farmville, Virginia and the school closings in Prince Edward County in 1959. Includes photographs, a brief list of suggested readings, a sound recording about the Moton Museum, and a timeline.

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Subjects:Segregation in education--Virginia--Prince Edward County | African American schools--Virginia--Prince Edward County | School buildings--Virginia--Prince Edward County | Prince Edward County (Va.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Race relations | Race discrimination--Virginia--Prince Edward County | Strikes and lockouts--Virginia--Prince Edward County | R.R. Moton High School (Farmville, Va.) | R.R. Moton High School (Farmville, Va.)--Student strike, 1951 | School integration--Virginia--Prince Edward County | School integration--Massive resistance movement--Virginia--Prince Edward County | Discrimination in education--Virginia--Prince Edward County | School closings--Virginia--Prince Edward County | 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/Moton_School_Strike_and_Prince_Edward_County_School_Closings