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Five Forks Elementary School, Five Forks, Va., front of building, 1962-1963

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Creator:Peeples, Edward H. (Edward Harden), 1935-
Title:Five Forks Elementary School, Five Forks, Va., front of building, 1962-1963
Date:1962-1963
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Five Forks Elementary School

elementary schools

African Americans

Five Forks Elementary School for African Americans on secondary road 658 west of Five Forks, Prince Edward County, Va. View of front of building. Built in 1918, it served grades 1-5, and had a pupil capacity of 60. Whitewashed and in very poor condition at the time the photograph was taken, it consisted of two rooms, three wooden shacks and one privy. No indoor plumbing and no steam or hot water heat.

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Local identifier: pec010a.tif

Types:Black-and-white photographs | StillImage
Subjects:Five Forks 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 | 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 | Wooden-frame buildings--Virginia--Prince Edward County | Wooden fronts (Architecture)--Virginia--Prince Edward County | Trees--Virginia--Prince Edward County | Snow--Virginia--Prince Edward County | Five Forks (Prince Edward County, Va.) | 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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