Sign ("Dictatorship") on tree, Powhatan County, Va., 1962-1963

Sign ("Dictatorship") on tree, Powhatan County, Va., 1962-1963

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Creator:Peeples, Edward H. (Edward Harden), 1935-
Title:Sign ("Dictatorship") on tree, Powhatan County, Va., 1962-1963

Sign on tree on U.S. route 60 in Powhatan County, Va., on south side of the highway about two miles from the Cumberland County line. It followed an order by Federal District Judge John Butzner to admit six African Americans to two Powhatan County Public Schools and also enjoining county officials from closing schools to avoid desegregation.

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Types:StillImage | Black-and-white photographs
Subjects:Signs and signboards--Virginia--Powhatan County--History--Pictorial works | Segregation in education--Virginia--Powhatan County--History | Signs and signboards--Virginia--Powhatan County | Segregation in education--Virginia--Powhatan County | Federal-state controversies--Virginia--Powhatan County | Roads--Virginia--Powhatan County | Trees--Virginia--Powhatan County | Snow--Virginia--Powhatan County | Wire fencing--Virginia--Powhatan County | Powhatan County (Va.)
Institution:Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries
Contributors:VCU Libraries. JBC Special Collections
Online Publisher:Richmond, Va. : VCU Libraries
Original Material:

Edward H. Peeples Prince Edward County (Va.) Public Schools

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