The closing of Prince Edward County's schools

The closing of Prince Edward County's schools

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Title:The closing of Prince Edward County's schools

Section of online exhibit focusing on the closing from 1959 through 1964 of Prince Edward County public schools to avoid court-ordered integration and the formation of private, white-only academies. The page includes three black-and-white photographs and a digital image of a Prince Edward Academy jacket from the Virginia Historical Society, the Richmond Times-Dispatch, and Virginia State University Archives and Special Collections.

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Types:Black-and-white photographs | Jackets (garments) | Web sites
Subjects:African Americans--Segregation--Virginia | Civil rights movements--Virginia | African Americans--Civil rights--Virginia | Education--Virginia | Segregation in education--Virginia | African Americans--Education | School integration--Massive resistance movement--Virginia | Passive resistance--Virginia | Public school closings--Virginia--Prince Edward County | Virginia | Prince Edward County (Va.)
Institution:Virginia Historical Society
Contributors:Virginia Historical Society | Richmond Times-Dispatch | Virginia State University. Library. Archives and Special Collections | Civil Rights Movement in Virginia Collection (Virginia Historical Society)
Online Publisher:[Richmond (Va.)] : Virginia Historical Society
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Forms part of: The Civil Rights movement in Virginia (Virginia Historical Society)

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