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Peaks Elementary School, Prince Edward County, Va., classroom interior, 1962-1963

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Creator:Peeples, Edward H. (Edward Harden), 1935- (photographer)
Creator:James Branch Cabell Library. Special Collections and Archives
Title:Peaks Elementary School, Prince Edward County, Va., classroom interior, 1962-1963
Date:1962-1963
Description:

Peaks Elementary School for African Americans, located on county road 626 in Prince Edward County, Va. View of interior of classroom with wood stove. The school was built in 1939, with a 1943 addition, and served grades 1-6 with a pupil capacity of 70. There was no indoor plumbing and no steam or hot water heat. At the time the photograph was taken, it was in very poor condition with peeling whitewash, two rooms with wood stoves and pipes, and outdoor privies in poor shape.

37.334038

-78.5786123

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Peaks Elementary School

African Americans

elementary schools

Call number: LA380.P74

Types:photographs | black-and-white negatives | StillImage
Subjects:Stoves (heating equipment) | Prince Edward County (Va.)--Race relations | Classrooms | Elementary schools | Schools--Virginia--Prince Edward County--History--Pictorial works | African American schools--Virginia--Prince Edward County--History--Pictorial works | Elementary schools--Virginia--Prince Edward County--History--Pictorial works | African American elementary schools--Virginia--Prince Edward County--History--Pictorial works | Public schools--Virginia--Prince Edward County--History--Pictorial works | School buildings--Virginia--Prince Edward County--History--Pictorial works | Peaks Elementary School (Prince Edward County, Va.) | United States, Virginia, Prince Edward County, 37.2243039, -78.4410842
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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