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Robert R. Moton High School and ball field, Farmville, Va., 2001

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Creator:Peeples, Edward H. (Edward Harden), 1935- (photographer)
Creator:James Branch Cabell Library. Special Collections and Archives
Title:Robert R. Moton High School and ball field, Farmville, Va., 2001
Date:1951-1964
Description:

Ball field on S. Main Street in Farmville, Va., with Robert R. Moton High School, which was known as Mary E. Branch Elementary School #2 for African Americans in 1963, in the background. This is one of the two sites where the Richmond Volunteers to Prince Edward County conducted recreational and educational activities for school-less children and youth in 1961-1962. Longwood College had taken possession of the field by 1998 and made the improvements seen here when photograph was taken in 2001.

37.2924846

-78.3961863

http://maps.google.com/maps?q=37.2924846,%20-78.3961863

Mary E. Branch Elementary School #2

Robert R. Moton High School (Farmville)

African Americans

high schools

elementary schools

Call number: LA380.P74

Types:photographs | color negative | StillImage
Subjects:Athletic fields | Farmville (Va.)--Race relations | Athletic fields--Virginia--Farmville--Pictorial works | Volunteer workers in recreation--Virginia--Prince Edward County | Volunteer workers in education--Virginia--Prince Edward County | R. R. Moton High School (Farmville, Va.) | Mary E. Branch Elementary School No. 2 (Farmville, Va.) | Richmond Committee of Volunteers to Prince Edward County | Longwood College | United States, Virginia, Prince Edward County, Farmville, 37.3020965, -78.3919402
Collection:Edward H. Peeples Prince Edward County (Va.) Public Schools
Institution:Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries
Contributors:James Branch Cabell Library. Special Collections and Archives
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Richmond, Va. : VCU Libraries

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