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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
Date:1896-2008
Description:

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.

Types:Text | Image | Sound | InteractiveResource
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 | Virginia
Collection:Encyclopedia Virginia
Institution:Virginia Foundation for the Humanities
Contributors:Virginia Foundation for the Humanities
Online Publisher:Charlottesville, Va. : Virginia Foundation for the Humanities | 2011
Persistent Link to Item:http://www.encyclopediavirginia.org/Moton_School_Strike_and_Prince_Edward_County_School_Closings