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First Rock Elementary School, Prince Edward County, Va. temporary building, 1962-1963

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Creator:Peeples, Edward H. (Edward Harden), 1935-
Title:First Rock Elementary School, Prince Edward County, Va. temporary building, 1962-1963
Date:1962-1963
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First Rock Elementary School

elementary schools

African Americans

First Rock Elementary School for African Americans on U.S. route 460 in Prince Edward County, Va. "Temporary" building in foreground. Frame, covered with roofing paper. Privy and another building can be seen in the background. Main building is to the right. The main building was used for grades 1, 4-5, had a pupil capacity of 120 and was built in 1939. "Temporary" tar paper classroom building was used for grades 2-3. This was a frame building covered with roofing paper built in 1949 and had a pupil capacity of 40. The building had no windows. The structures that made up First Rock had no steam or hot water heat and no indoor plumbing.

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Local identifier: pec004a.tif

Types:Black-and-white photographs | StillImage
Subjects:First Rock 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 | Buildings, Temporary--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 | Outhouses--Virginia--Prince Edward County | Trees--Virginia--Prince Edward County | Snow--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
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