Recreation center in Farmville, Va., 1962-1962

Recreation center in Farmville, Va., 1962-1962

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Creator:Peeples, Edward H. (Edward Harden), 1935-
Title:Recreation center in Farmville, Va., 1962-1962

Recreation Center (Farmville)

Recreation center off Longwood Ave. in Farmville, Va. It was purchased for $5,000 and improved by Prince Edward County African American citizens through their Farmville Recreation Association. It was used as a community center for African Americans throughout the county. It was also the site of activities conducted by the Richmond Committee of Volunteers to Prince Edward County. The benches shown in the yard were made by youngsters and volunteers involved in the Richmond Volunteer program.

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Types:Black-and-white photographs | StillImage
Subjects:Community centers--Virginia--Farmville--History--Pictorial works | Farmville Recreation Association | Richmond Committee of Volunteers to Prince Edward County | Recreation centers--Virginia--Farmville--History--Pictorial works | African Americans--Recreation--Virginia--Farmville | Discrimination in public accommodations--Virginia--Farmville | Community centers--Virginia--Farmville | Recreation centers--Virginia--Farmville | Wooden-frame buildings--Virginia--Farmville | Wooden fronts (Architecture)--Virginia--Farmville | Porches--Virginia--Farmville | Benches--Virginia--Farmville | Shrubs--Virginia--Farmville | Recreation--Equipment and supplies | Basketball hoops--Virginia--Farmville | Trees--Virginia--Farmville | Snow--Virginia--Farmville | Farmville (Va.) | Prince Edward County (Va.)
Institution:Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries
Contributors:VCU Libraries. JBC Special Collections
Online Publisher:Richmond, Va. : VCU Libraries
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Edward H. Peeples Prince Edward County (Va.) Public Schools

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