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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-
Title:Felden Elementary School, Prince Edward County, Va., right rear classroom, 1962-1963
Date:1962-1963
Description:

Felden Elementary School

elementary schools

African Americans

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 orchard were in fields nearby.

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Local identifier: pec029d.tif

Subjects:Felden 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 | Stoves--Virginia--Prince Edward County | Classrooms--Virginia--Prince Edward County | Schools--Furniture, equipment, etc. | 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 | Heating--Virginia--Prince Edward County | Blackboards | Doors--Virginia--Prince Edward County | Doorways--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
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