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Mercy Seat Elementary School, Prince Edward County, Va., 1962-1963

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Creator:Peeples, Edward H. (Edward Harden), 1935-
Title:Mercy Seat Elementary School, Prince Edward County, Va., 1962-1963
Date:1962-1963
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Mercy Seat Elementary School

elementary schools

African Americans

Mercy Seat Elementary School for African Americans on secondary road 665 in Prince Edward County, Va. It was used by an African American congregation by permission of the school board as a meeting place for their burned out Mercy Seat Baptist Church. The school was built in 1927, served grades 1-5, and had a pupil capacity of 120. Two room schoolhouse, whitewash peeling, wood frame and clapboard construction. There was no indoor plumbing and no steam or hot water heat.

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Local identifier: pec027a.tif

Types:Black-and-white negatives
Subjects:Mercy Seat 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 | Wooden fronts (Architecture)--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 | Snow--Virginia--Prince Edward County | Trees--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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