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Ball field adjacent to Robert R. Moton High School, Farmville, Va., 1991

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Creator:Peeples, Edward H. (Edward Harden), 1935-
Title:Ball field adjacent to Robert R. Moton High School, Farmville, Va., 1991
Date:1991
Description:

Ball field on S. Main Street in Farmville, Va., adjacent to Robert R. Moton High School, which was known as Mary E. Branch Elementary School #2 for African Americans in 1963. This is one of the two sites where the Richmond Volunteers to Prince Edward County conducted recreational and educational activities for school-less African Americans teenage boys in 1961-1962. In the background is the previous African American high school, and the cemetery where L. Francis Griffin, Jr. is buried. Longwood College had taken possession of the field by 1998.

37.2924846,-78.3961863

Local identifier: pec104.tif

Types:Color photographs | StillImage
Subjects:R.R. Moton High School (Farmville, Va.) | Mary E. Branch Elementary School No. 2 (Farmville, Va.) | Baseball fields--Virginia--Farmville--History--Pictorial works | Sports facilities--Virginia--Prince Edward County | Athletic fields--Virginia--Farmville | High schools--Virginia--Farmville | Recreation--Virginia--Farmville | Baseball--Virginia--Farmville | Cemeteries--Virginia--Farmville | Fences--Virginia--Farmville | Benches--Virginia--Farmville | Grandstands--Virginia--Farmville | Dwellings--Virginia--Farmville | Farmville (Va.) | Prince Edward County (Va.)
Collection:Edward H. Peeples Prince Edward County (Va.) Public Schools
Institution:Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries
Contributors:VCU Libraries. JBC Special Collections
Online Publisher:Richmond, Va. : VCU Libraries | 2010
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Edward H. Peeples Prince Edward County (Va.) Public Schools

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