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Felden Elementary School, Prince Edward County, Va., right rear classroom, 1962-1963

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

Felden Elementary School for African Americans on secondary road 647 (formerly 677), off of Farmville Rd., in Prince Edward County, Va. Right rear classroom interior. A three-room schoolhouse, it was built in 1912. It served grades 1-5 and had a pupil capacity of 90. There was no indoor plumbing and no steam or hot water heat. At the time the photograph was taken, it was weather beaten and the door was battered open. Cattle, mules, horses, a goat and a peach orchid were in fields nearby.

37.1932079

-78.4291616

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Felden Elementary School

African Americans

elementary schools

Call number: LA380.P74

Types:photographs | black-and-white negatives | StillImage
Subjects:Classrooms | Prince Edward County (Va.)--Race relations | 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 | Felden 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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