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Peaks Elementary School, Prince Edward County, Va., rear view of building, 1962-1963

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Creator:Peeples, Edward H. (Edward Harden), 1935-
Title:Peaks Elementary School, Prince Edward County, Va., rear view of building, 1962-1963
Date:1962-1963
Description:

Peaks Elementary School

elementary schools

African Americans

Peaks Elementary School for African Americans, located on county road 626 in Prince Edward County, Va. Rear view of building. 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.

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Local identifier: pec001a.tif

Types:Black-and-white photographs | StillImage
Subjects:Peaks Elementary School (Prince Edward County, Va.) | 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 | Discrimination in education--Virginia--Prince Edward County | Segregation in education--Virginia--Prince Edward County | Wooden-frame buildings--Virginia--Prince Edward County | Wire screens--Virginia--Prince Edward County | Stairs--Virginia--Prince Edward County | Trees--Virginia--Prince Edward County | Snow--Virginia--Prince Edward County | Schools--Virginia--Prince Edward County | African American schools--Virginia--Prince Edward County | Elementary schools--Virginia--Prince Edward County | African American elementary schools--Virginia--Prince Edward County | Public schools--Virginia--Prince Edward County | School buildings--Virginia--Prince Edward County | 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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